This IPL season has just started yet the environment has become electrifying for cricket fans already. The 6th match of IPL between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab is going to be a massive one. Both playing11 teams have already played one match in the ongoing season and won each of them. So it would be very interesting to watch them battle against each other. So let’s walk through some predictable playing11 players who might hit the nail in this match.
K. L. Rahul:
An ability to master every stroke, K. L. Rahul is a right-hand opening batsman of KXIP. He has been a very consistent and compatible playing11 performer scoring more than 600 runs and becoming the third highest scorer in last year IPL 2018. Despite the fact that he didn't do much in this year first match, we shall wait to see his magic wand broom & swing.
The secret gem of KXIP from Afghanistan. A very promising spinner od Dream11 also known as mystery spinner because of his shrewd tactic to bowl. He took 14 wickets in last season at the economy rate of 6.99 and this season he has already blown his trumpet by taking 2 wickets for 31 runs in his very first match.
The Universe boss is already looking like a “Man on a mission” in the ongoing IPL season. In his opening match against Rajasthan Royals of 2019 IPL, he scored splendid 79 runs in just 47 balls match against RR. The Gayle storm has just started and we can’t wait to see his more and more charismatic performances. The veteran Dream11 player also has a glorious record of making a century in Eden Gardens of Kolkata where the match will take place next.
A Lethal all-rounder who knows how to defend and attack at the same time and has a capacity to win matches single-handedly, Russel is undoubtedly the most prominent player of KKR. He was responsible for scoring more than 300+ runs and taking 13 wickets in 2018 IPL. And this year indeed he is not going to spare anyone given the fact that he became the ‘Man of the Match’ in his first match of this IPL season by his smashing performance. He scored an unbeaten 49 and took 2 wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
He is beyond any shadow of a doubt the most consistent and reliable Player for KKR and has been a proven match winner again and again. The voguish right-hand batsman who has a wide range of shots in his notebook and is the only player in the world to seize the Orange Cap and the IPL trophy simultaneously in the same season that was in IPL 2014. In 2015-18 he made smashing 300+ runs in each league. Because of his sagacious batting skills, he is also known as ‘The Walking Assassin”.
India’s first chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav is a left- arm wrist spinner. Till date, he has taken 108 wickets at a strike rate of 15.9 in T- 20 playing11 careers. With his astonishing and stunning performances, he has become the topmost spinner of the world right now. He took 17 wickets in 2018 IPL and is known as the go-to bowler. Although this year in his first match against Sunrisers Hyderabad he coudn’t get any wicket but this rare breed would certainly prove his worth in upcoming matches.