The head-to-head rivalry between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been quite competitive over the years. As of the 2023 season, the two teams have faced each other a total of 30 times, with both teams winning 15 matches each.
When it comes to matches played at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium in Dharamsala, PBKS has had the upper hand. Out of the three encounters held at this venue, PBKS emerged victorious in two matches, while DC managed to win one.
In recent times, DC has enjoyed a better run against PBKS. In the last five matches between the two teams, DC emerged victorious in four matches, while PBKS could only manage to win one.
Looking back at the previous edition, IPL 2022, DC had the edge over PBKS as they won both encounters between the two teams.
When it comes to the toss and batting preference, the head-to-head record suggests that the team batting second has had a slight advantage. PBKS has won 10 matches while chasing, whereas DC has emerged victorious in 11 matches while batting second. However, PBKS has also shown their capability to win matches while setting a target, with 5 wins in that scenario, compared to DC’s 4 wins.
In terms of individual performances, there have been some standout players from both teams in the PBKS vs DC head-to-head encounters. Mayank Agarwal has been the leading run-scorer in these matches, accumulating 450 runs for PBKS. Shikhar Dhawan has been the top performer for DC with 389 runs. Other notable batsmen include Virender Sehwag, David Miller, and David Warner.
When it comes to the bowlers, Akshar Patel has been the most successful with 20 wickets for DC in matches against PBKS. Sandeep Sharma has been the leading wicket-taker for PBKS with 10 wickets. Other notable bowlers include Irfan Pathan, Kagiso Rabada, and Mohammad Shami.
In terms of the best bowling figures in a PBKS vs DC encounter, Amit Mishra holds the record with figures of 4/11. Other impressive performances include Sam Curran, Morne Morkel, Nathan Coulter-Nile, and Sandeep Sharma, all picking up four wickets while conceding 20 runs.
Overall, the head-to-head record between PBKS and DC is evenly balanced, with both teams showcasing their strengths at different times. Each encounter between these two teams promises an exciting contest, making it a must-watch for fans of both franchises.
PBKS vs DC Head to Head Records, IPL 2023, Match 64
PBKS vs DC Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||PBKS Won||DC Won|
|At Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium, Dharamsala||3||2||1|
|In the last 5 matches||5||1||4|
|In IPL 2022||2||0||2|
PBKS vs DC Head-to-Head Records in 1st Batting vs 2nd Batting
|Innings||PBKS Won||DC Won|
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