Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab have played 24 matches in total up until IPL 2019. Neither team has won the IPL tournament yet but are the team's which have received the wooden spoon the most. Delhi - 4 times, Punjab- 3 times.
Head to Head
KXIP have won 14 matches out of 24 matches played between the two teams.
Although head to head slightly favours KXIP on paper, DC looks one of the strongest teams in this year's competition.
The first Match took place in Dubai but the second one is going to be played in Abu Dhabi.
Top players in DC and KXIP
S Iyer: Captained the side extremely well in last years IPL and is a very good batsman.
R Pant: He was the best Wicket-Keeper Batsman in last years IPL.
R Ashwin: Switched sides last year and would want to prove a point.
K Rabada: Picked up 25 wickets in 12 matches last year at an average of 14.72.
C Gayle: He is one of the leading run-scorers in IPL and was in imperious form last year.
KL Rahul: He has scored more than 1200 runs in last two editions of IPL at a 50+ average.
G Maxwell: He didn't play in IPL 2019 and would be hungry for runs, he has SR of 161.13.
M Shami: He is the bowling spearhead of the team & has a point to prove in T-20 cricket.
Likely Playing 11
Delhi Capitals looks strong on paper, however, T20 format is as such that on the given day any team can end up winning the match.