Hello and welcome to our coverage of today's second game. It is a top of the table vs bottom of the table clash and you have to think it would take a miracle for DD to stun KXIP.
Then again, that's just the sort of upset sport likes to spring on us every now and again.
For KXIP, this is a chance to create some separation between them and CSK. It would be great to have a cushion at the top of the table with just three more games to go.
Delhi's bowling has been wayward and Punjab's batting has been exhilarating so if Kings XI bat first, we can expect some fireworks. If they bat second, they may not have a big target to chase.
For those tuning in late, this is the first meeting between these two sides this season.
We are about 10 minutes away from the toss. The match between RR and MI has one more over to go that might wrap up in time for us to see the toss live.
Mumbai have wrapped up their 25-run win over Rajasthan and stay just about alive in the race for the playoffs.
Almost time for the toss.
If Kings XI win this game, they will qualify for the knockouts for the first time since 2008.
Kings XI have won the toss and will bowl first.
KXIP have made one change. Hendricks comes in for Mitch Johnson.
Delhi have made four changes. That means Parnell and Shami come back into the side.
So are Murali Vijay and Unadkat.
KXIP XI: V Sehwag, M Vohra, W Saha, G Maxwell, D Miller, G Bailey, A Patel, Shivam Sharma, R Dhawan, B Hendricks, Sandeep Sharma.
DD XI: K Pietersen, M Vijay, M Agarwal, D Karthik, JP Duminy, M Tiwary, K Jadhav, W Parnell, M Shami, J Unadkat, I Tahir
Right! The DD openers Murali Vijay and Kevin Pietersen have made their way out to the middle. Sandeep Sharma will start off Proceedings for KXIP!
Ah...Full outside off, Swinging in. Vijay looks to drive but gets an inside edge wide of leg stump for a single to fine leg.
Play and a miss! Length delivery outside off, swinging away. Keeps a touch low. KP looks to drive but misses.
FOUR! Lovely! Full from Sandeep, Vijay leans forward & drives it crisply through covers.
6 runs off the first over!
Hendricks will share the new ball.
FOUR! Short from Hendricks, Pietersen is on to it in a flash, pulls it wide of mid on for a boundary.
5 runs from Hendricks over. DD - 11/0 after 2 overs.
Sandeep will continue. Keeper standing up to the stumps.
OUT! Top edge from Vijay off Sandeep, it's a swirler & Hendricks takes a very good catch at fine leg. DD 13/1 (2.3) M Vijay c Hendricks b Sandeep Sharma 5 (8b 1x4 0x6)
FOUR! Thumped! KP smashes it through point for a boundary.
FOUR! Cracked away. Width offered by Hendricks, Pietersen punches it through cover-point for a powerful four.
FOUR! Edgy! Slower, short & wide outside off from Hendricks, KP slashes but gets an outside edge wide of the keeper.
SIX! KP looking ominous! Short from Hendricks, KP pulls it over long leg for a maximum.
SIX! Amazing shot! Karthik gets down and slog sweeps Sandeep behind square leg for a maximum.
10 runs off the Sandeep over. DD - 47/1 after 5 overs.
Akshar Patel into the attack now.
FOUR! Karthik brings up DD's 50 in style. A touch short outside off, karthik rocks back & punches it through covers.
8 runs off Patel's first over.
Rishi Dhawan into the attack now.
FOUR! Crashed away. Width offered by Dhawan, KP cuts it powerfully through point. Terrific placement.
FOUR! 2 in 2! 50 stand between KP & Karthik. Full from Dhawan, KP drives it muscularly through covers.
11 Runs from Dhawan over.
Akshar Patel will continue.
Just 5 runs off the Akshar Patel over.
FOUR! Not good bowling from Dhawan, offers width again, Karthik cuts it through point, easy pickings.