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IPL 2022 Delhi vs Kolkata Match 41: Toss Prediction, Match Prediction, Powerplay score and More

Both sides are coming on the back of a defeat in their respective previous matches.

Saurabh Ganguly Editor

Updated - 27 April 2022 5:11 pm

Delhi and Kolkata will lock horns in match number 41 of the Indian Premier League on Thursday. In the team’s earlier meeting in this season, it was the Delhi side who had emerged victorious after they put on a mammoth 215 on the board and later bowled out Kolkata for 171.

On the points table as of now, Delhi and Kolkata are placed at the seventh and eighth position respectively with both having 3 wins to their name but Kolkata have suffered five losses, in contrast to Delhi who have suffered four defeats and have played a game less.

Both sides are coming on the back of a defeat in their respective previous matches and prior to their much-anticipated meet, here is a stat-based prediction of what might happen in this game.

1. Toss Prediction

Delhi have won 5 out of 7 tosses so far which is a healthy 71.42 toss winning rate for the season. On the other hand, Kolkata have also won 5 tosses but they have played 8 games which means they have toss winning rate of 62.5. Based entirely on this stat, predicting Delhi to win the toss.

2. Win Possibility

This is expected to be an extremely competitive game. Both the franchises have come against each other a total of 30 times in the past in this competition. While Delhi have tasted victory on 13 occasions, it is Kolkata who have won more matches and have clinched 16 of these matches. 1 game has ended without any result. However, in the current season while Delhi have a 42.85 per cent winning rate, Kolkata have a 37.5 win percentage. Predicting Delhi to cross the line over Kolkata.

3. Team of the Day

The Team of the Day is Delhi because of their superior win percentage in the ongoing season and their better ranking on the points table currently in IPL 2022.

4. Powerplay Score

The match between the two teams is going to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The average powerplay score at this venue in IPL 2022 has been 42.5. While Delhi have a top-quality top-order and is likely to score over 45 runs in the first six overs, Kolkata hasn’t yet settled in on a combination that works at the top of the order. They are predicted to score less than 45 runs while the fielding restrictions are on.

5. Average first innings and second innings score

The average first innings score at this venue in IPL 2022 has been 169.55. Meanwhile, the average second innings score at this venue is 162.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed within this article are the author’s point of view. They neither reflect the opinion of SportsTiger nor advise anyone to make any prediction based on this. SportsTiger does not assume any responsibility and liability for the same.


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