Both the teams began their IPL 2019 campaign with a win, Kolkata Knight Riders statistically are ahead of Kings XI Punjab. Amidst the mankading controversy, KXIP pulled off a great win in Jaipur which was powered by a Gayle Storm. Both teams will be looking to add two point into their kitty.
Match 6, 27th March 2019 – 8 pm : Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab
Venue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Historical win percentage : KKR won 65 % of the matches against KXIP
Last 5 Matches :
KKR – W W W L W
KXIP – L L L L W
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad:
Dinesh Karthik(C), Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Prithvi Raj, Sandeep Warrier, Shrikant Mundhe, Harry Gurney, KC Cariappa, Joe Denly, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Nikhil Naik.
Possible Playing 11 : Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik(C&WK), Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Lockie Ferguson and Prasidh Krishna.
Kings XI Punjab Squad :
Ravi Ashwin (C), Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Varun Chakravarthi, PrabhSimran Singh, Nicolas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi
Possible Playing 11: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicolas Pooran(WK), Mandeep Singh, Ravi Ashwin(C), Sam Curran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Mohammed Shami and Ankit Rajpoot.
Dream 11 :
Wicket Keeper : KL Rahul (vc)
Batsmen : Chris Gayle, Nitish Rana, Chris Lynn (c), Mayank Agarwal
Allrounders : Ravi Ashwin, Andre Russell
Bowlers : Mujeeb ur Rahman,Piyush Chawla, Ankit Rajpoot, Kuldeep Yadav