Match no. 45 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings.
Kolkata Knight Riders are back on the winning track they are currently at the 4th position on the points table with 10 points. In the last match, they played against CSK Rahul Tripathi scored 45 off 33 balls. Nitish Rana scored 37 off 27 balls, In the balling department, Sunil Narine took 3 wickets.
Punjab Kings lost last match against Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets. They have again fallen to the sixth position. The opening pair, Rahul and Mayank, has appeared to be struggling in the recent matches. In the last match they played against MI Aiden Markram was top scorer with 42 runs off 29 balls.
KOL vs PBKS Head to Head:
- Total Matches Played: 28
- KOL: 19
- PBKS: 09
Pacers might get some help towards the latter half of the match while spinners will be crucial in the middle overs.
Predicted Playing XIs
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (C), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Sandeep Warrier, Varun Chakravarthy
Punjab Kings: KL Rahul (C & wk), Mayank Agarwal/Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh
Match Info: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, 45th MATCH 2021
Date – 1st October 2021
Time – 07:30 PM IST
Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
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Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the information mentioned, and make your own decision.
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