IPL 2020, KXIP vs DC, Face-Off, Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals: Murugan Ashwin vs Shreyas Iyer
IPL 2020, KXIP vs DC: Murugan Ashwin of KXIP is not as famous as his Delhi Capitals namesake, but he has held in own in IPL 2020 and DC skipper Shreyas Iyer could find a challenge from the leg-spinner.
Delhi Capitals face Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Tuesday
Shreyas Iyer has scored 321 runs at a strike rate of 132.09
Murugan Ashwin has played three matches and claimed six wickets
Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab are meeting in exciting times, trying to live up to the IPL 2020 hype after the dramatics of the weekend involving three Super Overs. Both sides are on a high now, with KXIP looking like they are beginning to believe in themselves after a slew of missed opportunities. Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer finds himself in a comfortable position on top of the Points Table and many batsmen coming good. But he would also like to chip in more with the bat. On the other side, KXIP's second leg-spinner, Murugan Ashwin, has been in the thick of things and have an impact on the contest on Tuesday.
Iyer has led the side in nine matches and scored 321 runs at a strike rate of 132.09. He has a top score of 88 not out but would like to be more consistent.
Murugan Ashwin has played three matches and claimed six wickets at an economy of 7.65. He has been effective as the tracks have begun wearing out and his contribution could be interesting.
Note: All stats courtesy iplt20.com