Who will win DC vs PBKS in IPL 2023 Match 59?
The 59th match of IPL 2023 between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) is expected to be fiercely competitive due to their respective league standings. The coin toss is set for 07:00 PM, half an hour before the game begins. DC recovered from a five-game losing streak, winning three of their last five matches. However, they remain at the bottom of the points table with eight points, having won four out of eleven games. In contrast, PBKS aims to win this match and be at the 5th position with 12 points, currently they are on the 8th position with 10 points on the points table. The outcome of this match is significant for the playoff prospects of both teams, and they are equally committed to winning.
- Match: Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings, 59th Match of IPL 2023
- Day: Saturday
- Date: 13th May 2023
- Time: 07:30 PM IST
- Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
DC vs PBKS Head-to-Head
In the history of the Indian Premier League, the Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings have played against each other 30 times. Delhi Capitals emerged victorious in 15 matches, while Punjab Kings also won 15 times till now.
DC vs PBKS Last Meeting
Delhi Capitals won against Punjab Kings in IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. After winning the toss, PBKS elected to bat and made two changes to their lineup. Despite Mayank Agarwal's early boundaries, PBKS lost wickets in the powerplay, leaving them at 47-3 after six overs. Jitesh Sharma stabilized the innings, but Khaleel Ahmed claimed his second wicket by dismissing Shahrukh Khan. PBKS managed to set a target of 115 runs.
In response, DC's opening pair, Warner and Shaw, started brilliantly, reaching 43-0 in just three overs. Shaw's aggressive batting included hitting the first six of the innings. The duo capitalised on every opportunity, with DC cruising at 81-0 by the end of the powerplay. PBKS' Rahul Chahar broke the partnership, dismissing Shaw for 41. DC's bowlers performed exceptionally well, restricting PBKS to a modest total, while Warner and Shaw provided a strong foundation for the chase.
Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing 11
Here are the probable playing 11 of DC:
1. Prithvi Shaw
2. David Warner (c)
3. Sarfaraz Khan (wk)
4. Mitchell Marsh
5. Mukesh Kumar
6. Rovman Powell
7. Aman Hakim Khan
8. Axar Patel
9. Kuldeep Yadav
10. Anrich Nortje
11. Mukesh Kumar
Punjab Kings Predicted Playing 11
Here are the probable Playing 11 of PBKS:
1. Shikhar Dhawan (c)
2. Simran Singh
3. Harpreet Bhatia
4. Liam Livingstone
5. Jitesh Sharma (wk)
6. Shahrukh Khan
7. Atharva Taida
8. Sam Curran
9. Nathan Ellis
10. Harpreet Brar
11. Arshdeep Singh
Delhi Capitals Top Players
It's worth noting that these stats are from the current IPL 2023 season only. Here are the stats of the top 5 players of DC:
Punjab Kings Top Players
It's worth noting that these stats are from the current IPL 2023 season only. Here are the stats of top 5 players of PBKS:
IPL 2023 Match 59 DC vs PBKS Fantasy Team
1. David Warner (c)
2. Shikhar Dhawan
3. Phil Salt
4. Jitesh Sharma
5. Liam Livingstone
6. Axar Patel
7. Sam Curran
8. Mitchell Marsh
9. Kuldeep Yadav
10. Arshdeep Singh (vc)
11. Nathan Ellis
Captain: David Warner
Make David Warner the captain of your fantasy 11 team as he has been performing consistently well in the recent matches and contributing a significant share to the team’s total runs. In the ongoing IPL season, Warner has played in 10 matches and has scored a total of 330 runs, with his highest score being 65. He has achieved four half-centuries, maintaining a strike rate of 120.44 and an average of 33. Moreover, Warner is currently placed 11th in the race for the Orange Cap race.
Vice Captain: Arshdeep Singh
Make Arshdeep Singh the vice captain of your fantasy 11 team as he has been performing consistently well in the recent matches and contributing a significant share to the team’s total wickets. In the current season, he has played eleven matches, taking sixteen wickets, and his best individual score was 4/29. His average is 22.56, and his economy is 9.80. As of now, he is currently in 7th place for the Purple Cap race.
Top Picks – Batsmen for IPL 2023 Match 59
1. David Warner: He has participated in 169 matches in the IPL and has scored 6110 runs. His highest score in IPL is 126 runs. He has hit four centuries and 58 half-centuries in the IPL. His strike rate is 139.3 and his average is 36.15.
2. Shikhar Dhawan: He has participated in 209 matches in the IPL, during which he has scored 6454 runs in 208 innings. His top score in the IPL is 106. Dhawan has achieved two centuries and 49 half-centuries in the IPL. Dhawan's strike rate in the IPL is 127, and his average score is 30.88.
3. Phil Salt: He entered the IPL in 2023 and has participated in five games so far. He has managed to score 151 runs with an average of 30.20, and has achieved two half-centuries with a top score of 87 runs.
4. Jitesh Sharma: He has batted in 17 innings, accumulating 379 runs. His highest score in the IPL is 44. Jitesh Sharma's strike rate is 157.9, and he has an average of 19.94.
5. Liam Livingstone: His IPL career includes 29 games played, during which he accumulated 721 runs with a mean of 28.84. He has achieved 5 half-centuries, with his top score being 82* runs.
Top Picks – All Rounder for IPL 2023 Match 59
6. Axar Patel: He has participated in 131 IPL matches and scored 1373 runs, with his highest score being 54. He has attained one IPL half-century and crossed the 30+ runs mark 12 times. Patel has a strike rate of 129.6.
In terms of bowling, he has taken 106 wickets in 129 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 25.78 and an average of 31.04. He has taken two wickets 21 times and three wickets four times.
7. Sam Curran: He has batted in 30 innings and scored 479 runs. His highest score in IPL is 55. Curran's strike rate is 146 with an average of 12.28. Moreover, Curran has taken a total of 37 wickets in 38 IPL innings with a strike rate of 21.54 and an average of 32.83. He has taken 2 wickets on 3 occasions and 3 wickets on 6 occasions.
8. Mitchell Marsh: He has participated in 36 IPL matches so far and scored a total of 597 runs with an average of 21.32. In addition, he has achieved 3 half-centuries and his highest score in IPL is 89 runs. He has taken a total of 9 wickets in 6 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 10.77, his economy is 8.10 and an average of 14.55. And his best bowling figure is 4/27.
Top Picks – Bowler for IPL 2023 Match 59
9. Kuldeep Yadav: He has taken a total of 69 wickets in 66 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 20.00 and an average of 27.01. He has bowled 1 Maiden over and has taken 2 wickets 12 times and 3 wickets 6 times.
10. Arshdeep Singh: He picked up a total of 10 wickets in 14 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 30 and an average of 38.50. He took 2 wickets once and 3 wickets once.
11. Nathan Ellis: In 9 innings of IPL, Nathan Ellis has taken 11 wickets, with a strike rate of 16.90 and an average of 24.63. He has taken 2 wickets once and 3 wickets twice.
DC vs PBKS Game Prediction
In the ongoing IPL 2023 season, Delhi Capitals have participated in eleven matches, winning four and losing seven games. They currently hold the 10th position in the points table with eight points and with the net run rate of -0.605.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings also have played eleven matches, out of which they have won five and lost six. With ten points, they occupy the 8th position in the points table with a net run rate of -0.441. So, according to experts at Frolic11 Punjab Kings have a 51% chance of winning the game.
Best Batter of the Match
Shikhar Dhawan: Due to his consistent performance in recent games, we can say that he might be the best performing batsman of the match. And at present, he is in 10th place in the race for the Orange Cap in the IPL 2023.
Best Bowler of the Match
Arshdeep Singh: Due to his consistent performance in recent games, we can say that he might be the best performing bowler of the match. And at present, he is in 5th place for the Purple Cap race in IPL 2023 season.
Match 59: DC vs PBKS Pitch and Weather Report
The pitch report for the Arun Jaitley Stadium suggests that it is a favourable wicket for the batsmen, with a good pace and bounce. Spinners might get some help but overall a balanced pitch for both batsman and bowler. So, this cricket pitch is usually advantageous for the batsmen, the bowlers can also benefit from it. In matches played in the afternoon, the ball may exhibit early seam and swing movements.
- 1st Inning Pitch Behaviour: Advantage for batsmen
- 2nd Inning Pitch Behaviour: More advantage for spinner than batsman
- Initial Ball Movement (1st Inning): Less chance
- Initial Spin Movement (1st Inning): High chance of turn on pitch
- Middle Over: Slow pitch
- Due factor: Less chance of due
- Pitch Nature: Dry pitch
On May 13th, 2023, Delhi's weather forecast predicted a temperature of 37℃ at the time of the match, wind speed will be 18 km/h, and 12% humidity. At the time of the game the possibility of rain is 25%. The warm weather has caused the pitch to become hard and flat, which is mostly advantageous to the batsmen as they can easily score boundaries.
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The upcoming match between Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings is highly anticipated, as both teams aim to secure two valuable points. Delhi Capitals, who are currently ranked 10th on the IPL 2023 points table, are particularly eager to win this game. While it's difficult to predict the outcome of the match, our cricket experts predict that Punjab Kings have an edge and are expected to come out as the victors against Delhi Capitals on May 13th, 2023.