Indian Premier League, 2018
Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders
After a humbling in the last game against the Mumbai Indians, a beleaguered Kolkata Knight Riders unit will take on the Kings XI Punjab, who too are coming off a chastening defeat at the hands of the Rajasthan Royals
With the race for the playoffs heating up, both teams would be looking to put in an improved performance in a bid to stay in contention for the top-four spot.
Where: Holkar Stadium, Indore
When: 12 May 2018, 4:00 PM
The wicket at the Holar Stadium is usually a batting paradise testified by Virender Sehwag’s 219 (then highest ODI score) against West Indies in 2011 Kohli’s double-hundred in the venue’s Test debut against England in 2016.
Statistics over the years: While over the past seven years, the average first innings score has gone from 137.5 to 169.6, the team batting second has a 100% success rate.
KXIP vs KKR Live Streaming, KXIP vs KKR Playing 11
Kings XI Punjab
- Akshdeep Nath did not impress against Rajasthan Royals and is a doubtful starter.
- One out of Mohit Sharma and Ankit Rajpoot is expected to play.
KXIP vs KKR Playing 11: Chris Gayle, Manoj Tiwary, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Aaron Finch/Marcus Stoinis, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Ankit Rajpoot/Mohit Sharma, Axar Patel, Andrew Tye, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Kolkata Knight Riders
- KKR can make a couple of changes after a dismal showing against MI on Wednesday.
- Prasidh Krishna, Tom Curran, and Rinku Singh are the uncertain starters for the fixture.
KXIP vs KKR Playing 11: Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Piyush Chawla, Mitchell Johnson/ Tom Curran, Robin Uthappa, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana/, Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi/Prasidh Krishna
Where to watch live streaming of Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders?
The viewers can watch the live streaming of KXIP vs KKR on Star Sports 1/HD and can also live stream the match on Hotstar.com