Dream XI Team KXIP vs KKR IPL 2019 – Cricket Predictions Tips For Todays IPL Match Punjab vs Kolkata at PCA Stadium, Mohali:
Kolkata Knight Riders will aim to maintain their winning momentum in what is a must-win Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture against Kings XI Punjab at the PCA stadium in Mohali on Friday. The toss will take place at 7:30 pm.
KKR finally ended their six-game losing streak after a 34-run victory over Mumbai at Eden Gardens last week to revive their chances of a playoffs berth.
The Dinesh Karthik-led KKR are currently placed sixth on the table and are fighting it out for the remaining spots for the playoffs. Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals have already booked their place in the knockout stage.
KKR will take on Mumbai after facing Kings XI in another away game, their last league engagement. The Dinesh-Karthik led side will have to win the those fixtures in order to secure a playoff spot and not depend on any other team. But in Kings XI, they face another side eager to make the grade.
Head to Head:
Matches Played: 24
KKR Wins: 16
KXIP Wins: 8
Kings XI Punjab – L, L, L, W, L
Kolkata Knight Riders – W, L, L, L, L
Wicketkeeping: KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik makes the cut as the keeper for our Dream11. There’s uncertainty over the availability of the KXIP keeper for the match. Karthik has shown that he can handle pressure well.
Batting: KL Rahul, Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, and Mayank Agarwal make it to our dream11 and they possess the firepower and form to make the perfect combination in our dream11. Rahul, Mayank, Shubman and Gayle because of the form they are in.
Bowling: R Ashwin, Piyush Chawla, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, and Sunil Narine are the bowlers of our dream11 team.
All-rounder: Without a doubt, the man in form Andre Russell is our man for this position. Russell can also pick wickets with the ball.
KXIP vs KKR My Dream11 Team
KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell (c), R Ashwin, Piyush Chawla, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin and Sunil Narine.
KXIP vs KKR Dotball Team Player List
Dinesh Karthik (WK), Robin Uthappa, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (c), Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Ravi Ashwin, Piyush Chawla, Sandeep Warrier, Murugan Ashwin and Mohammed Shami.
KXIP vs KKR Probable Playing 11
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) probable playing XI: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran (wk), David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) probable playing XI: Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (C & wk), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Harry Gurney, Sandeep Warrier
KXIP vs KKR (Full Teams)
Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (C), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Matt Kelly, KC Cariappa and Yarra Prithviraj.
Kings XI Punjab: Ravichandran Ashwin (C), K L Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Andrew Tye, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Karun Nair, Moises Henriques, Varun Chakravarthi, Harpreet Brar, Simran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi.
Pitch Report: The pitch will assist stroke-making and hence winning the toss and batting first could be a good option.