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Match Prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab

The on-going IPL season is in the final week of its league stage where Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab will face each other today at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, India. The game is expected to turn out quite a need for both the teams who stand at the sixth and seventh position in the points table, currently. The teams are sailing in a similar boat where the chances of qualifying for playoffs are expected to vanish for either of the teams if things don’t fall in place. 

Pitch Conditions

Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

Mohali pitch always has an advantage for medium pacers in the initial overs of the innings. In the previous matches played here, medium pacers have got swing in the initial overs of the innings. Spinners will also get some help from the pitch. Dew will play a huge role here. So, no doubt, team winning the toss will look to field first. 

Average 1st Innings Score: 175 runs

Average 2nd Innings Score:177runs

Weather Conditions

The temperature will be around 36 degrees Celsius. According to reports, cloudy weather is expected for the whole day, but no rain is in the forecast.

Team Analysis: Kings XI Punjab

As far as team combination of Kings XI Punjab is concerned, Sam Curran might replace Mujeeb Ur Rehman who went for 66 runs in the previous match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. No other changes are expected. Kings XI Punjab is at the second last spot in the points table with 5 wins in the 12 matches they have played.

Team Analysis: Kolkata Knight Riders

Talking about the team combination of Kolkata Knight Riders, then they may bring the Chinaman bowler, Kuldeep Yadav in place of Piyush Chawla who went for runs in the previous encounter against Mumbai Indians. No other changes are expected. Kolkata Knight Riders is at the 6th spot in the points table with 5 wins. 

Here’s Probable playing XI of both the squads 

                           Kings XI Punjab

                         Kolkata Knight Riders 

Ravichandran Ashwin ( C)

Dinesh Karthik ( C&WK)

Chris Gayle ✈️

Chris Lynn ✈️

KL Rahul

Sunil Narine ✈️

Mayank Agarwal

Shubman Gill

Nicolas Pooran(WK) ✈️

Andre Russell ✈️

David Miller ✈️

Robin Uthappa

Prabsimran Singh

Nitish Rana

Murugan Ashwin

Rinku Singh

Sam Curran ✈️

Kuldeep Sharma

Mohammad Shami

Sandeep Warrier

Arshdeep Singh 

Harry Gurney ✈️

Player to look for-

Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul

Kolkata Knight Riders: Andre Russell

Head to Head between the teams in IPL

Total matches played -24

Matches won by KXIP- 8

Matches won by KKR- 16

Let’s see what happens in the upcoming knockout between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders. Whether Kolkata Knight Riders will be able to repeat their previous match performance or Kings XI Punjab will go one step closer to playoffs. 

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