KKR VS KXIP 2018: Full Match, Head to Head, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab

KKR VS KXIP 2018 Full Match, Head to Head, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab

18th MATCH

DATE – 21 April 2018

KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS (KKR) VS KINGS XI PUNJAB (KXIP)

TIMING – 4.00 P.M. (INDIAN TIMING)

VENUE – Eden Gardens, Kolkata

POSSIBLE ELEVEN OF BOTH THE TEAMS

KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS (KKR)

Kolkata Knight Riders are one of the most consistent teams in the Indian Premier League. They won the title of total two times. Let’s see that they can make it three or not?

Openers – Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine

Middle order – Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik, Shubham Gill

All-rounder – Nitish Rana, Andrew Russell

Bowlers – Kuldeep Yadav, Tom Curran, Shivam Mavi, Piyush Chawla

KINGS XI Punjab (KXIP)

Kings XI Punjab has been the most inconsistent side in the IPL from the beginning. Preity Zinta the co-owner of the franchise said that they will start this edition on a positive note with the victory in all 14 matches.

Openers – Chris Gayle and K. L. Rahul (wicket-keeper)

Middle order – Karun Nair, Yuvraj Singh, David Miller, Aron Finch and Mayank Agarwal

All-rounders – Axar Patel, Mujeeb Zadran

Bowlers – R Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Andrew Tye

HOW DOES THE EDEN GARDENS STADIUM’S PITCH PLAYS?

The Eden Garden track is considered as one of the better batting surfaces. Although spinners tend to come into play as the match wears on. Spinners have enjoyed bowling here in the most popular shorter game of cricket that is Indian Premier League.

The highest ODI score by any batsman was made on this ground. Rohit Sharma smashed 264 runs against Sri Lanka in November 2014.

So get ready for the most exciting match with the start of the season only. Let’s see who wins the match to go ahead for qualifiers.

 

 

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