Indian Premier League Cricket fans can watch live online as Delhi Daredevils face a must-win game against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 42nd match of IPL 2015. With just 15 matches left in the regular season, several teams face tough, uphill battles if they want to make the playoffs — and Delhi is one of those.
To find out how to watch Delhi Daredevils vs. Kolkata Knight Riders live online from Eden Gardens in Kolkata, see the information at the bottom of this article.
Led by South African international J.P. Duminy, Delhi has had a roller coaster season this time around in the IPL. Losing their first two games to stretch their two-season futility streak to 11, they appeared to turn things around with four wins out of their next six.
But since then, the Delhi side has dropped two more in a row to fall three points back of Kolkata, who currently occupy the fourth and final IPL playoff spot. To have any hope of overhauling the Knight Riders and grabbing that final postseason berth, Delhi will likely need to win all four of their remaining matches — but they definitely need to win Thursday night’s showdown with the Knight Riders.
When the two teams first faced off on April 20, in IPL 2015 Match 17, Delhi playing at home batted first and posted a respectable if not spectacular 146, led by 32 from Manoj Tiwary and 31 from Shreyas Iyer.
But Kolkata Captain Gautam Gambir batted for 60 off 49 balls to lead his team to definitive six wicket win with almost two full overs remaining.
Delhi will need Iyer and fellow opener Mayank Agarwal to take command early on Thursday, and will also need Duminy to do better than the meager five for eight he managed last time the two teams met.
The India-based site Cric HD streams the match live online at this link. But viewers should be aware that the site carries large amounts of both pop-up and embedded ads that could cause browser crashes and other online issues.
For the most reliable live online stream of Delhi Daredevils vs. Rajasthan Royals, cricket fans can purchase a subscription to ESPN Cricket, which is now available at half-price for the remaining games of the season. For access, visit this link.
Viewers in India should try Star Sports to follow the Delhi Daredevils vs. Kolkata Knight Riders match live online while Cricket Gateway also carries the match outside the United States by clicking here. First ball is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. United States Eastern Time, 7:30 a.m. Pacific.
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