KKR vs KXIP Probable Playing 11; Will The Kolkata Team Make It To The Semis With A Win?

Today’s match is going to be held at Mohali where the Kings XI Punjab will be facing the Kolkata Knight Riders. The Kolkata Knight Riders are at the second position in the points table winning eight of the twelve matches played by them. The Kings XI Punjab squad have earned a victory in five out of the eleven matches played by them. The KKR team after their win against RCB in the last match would definitely like to continue their winning momentum. The Kings XI Punjab on the other side with a fairly composed team would strive for a victory tonight.

Kolkata vs Punjab Probable Teams In Today’s Match

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Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing 11

The opening batsmen for the KKR squad are likely to be Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn. Sunil Narine has been the magical wonder for the Kolkata Knight Riders. He became the only player to hit the fastest fifty in the history of IPL. With Lynn back in the team, KKR looks much more threatening as a team. The middle order is likely to consist of skipper Gautam Gambhir, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Colin De Grandhomme and Suryakumar Yadav.The middle order for the KKR team has some potential match winners. There are loads of speculations regarding the batting line-up for this team. Among the bowlers, it is likely that Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Woakes, Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav. Woakes has been phenomenal for the KKR squad and so has been Coulter-Nile.The whole team can bank upon the bowlers indeed.

Kings XI Punjab Playing 11

The openers for the KXIP team are likely to be Martin Guptill and one can expect Manan Vohra. Both of them with their experience and talent can win a game for their team any day. The middle order is likely to consist of players like Shaun Marsh, Manan Vohra, skipper Glenn Maxwell and wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha. The middle order of the KXIP squad is a fine combination of players who can turn the game in their favor easily. There are loads of match winners in this squad. All-rounder Axar Patel is likely to be included in the team as well. The bowling department looks strong with the likes of Mohit Sharma, Varun Aaron, Sandeep Sharma and T Natarajan.

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