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KKR vs PBKS, Match 8 of IPL 2022: iGamio Prediction for Kolkata vs Punjab Indian Premier League

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KKR vs PBKS: Match no 8 of Tata IPL 2022 will see Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings lock horns at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai tonight. Punjab Kings kicked off their campaign with 5 wickets win after chasing down 205 runs target set by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kolkata Knight Riders, on the other hand, got off to a winning start by 6 wickets win over Chennai Super Kings but failed to continue the momentum. They suffered 3 wickets defeat against Bangalore and will be looking to bounce back.

 

Kolkata vs Punjab IPL 2022

Match 8, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings

Indian Premier League 2022

01 April, 7:30 PM IST

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

 

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IPL 2022 Pitch Report

Two games have been played so far at this venue in the ongoing tournament. Both games have been won by the chasing side and the wicket has remained the same through out the game. The dew too has been a deciding factor and the toss-winning side is most likely to opt to bowl first.

Last result at the venue: Gujarat Titans (161/5) beat Lucknow Super Giants (158/6) by 5 wickets

 

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KKR vs PBKS Prediction for Today Match

KKR Playing XI

  • Kolkata Knight Riders are likely to feature the same
  • Aaron Finch and Pat Cummins are still unavailable

 

Venkatesh Iyer
Ajinkya Rahane
Shreyas Iyer
Nitish Rana
Sam Billings
Andre Russell
Sheldon Jackson
Sunil Narine
Umesh Yadav
Tim Southee
Varun Chakravarthy

 

Shreyas Iyer Stats

KKR skipper Shreyas Iyer has failed to score big in the two opening games so far but is must-have pick in your fantasy team. He was in good touch in T20I series against Sri Lanka and can change the course of the game single-handedly.

Innings Runs Strike Rate vs PBKS In IPL 2021 Last 5 IPL innings
89 2408 123.80 298 runs from 11 innings at an avg of 29.80 175 runs from 8 innings 18, 1, 30, 20*, 13

 

 Andre Russell Stats

Andre Russell score 25 off 18, including 3 sixes, and gave a glimpse of his destructive batting prowess. He is a key all-rounder for KKR and a must-have pick

Matches Runs Strike Rate vs PBKS In IPL 2021 Last 5 IPL matches
86 1725 181.21 261 runs from 11 matches at an avg of 29 183 runs & 11 wickets from 7 innings 0* & 3/9, DNB & 0/37, 20 & 1/28, DNB & 1/38, 25 & 0/36

 

Sunil Narine Stats

Narine picked up a wicket in the last game and also scored a six and four. Though he hasn’t looked at his full potential, he can be valuable with both bat and ball.

Matches Runs Wickets vs PBKS In IPL 2021 Last 5 IPL matches
136 996 144 173 runs & 31 wickets from 21 matches 62 runs & 16 wickets from 14 matches 26 & 4/21, 0 & 0/27, 2 & 2/26, DNB & 0/15, 12 & 1/12

 


PBKS Playing XI

  • Punjab Kings are unlikely to tweak the winning combination
  • Jonny Bairstow is still unavailable

 

Shikhar Dhawan
Mayank Agarwal
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Liam Livingstone
Shahrukh Khan
Odean Smith
Harpreet Brar
Sandeep Sharma
Kagiso Rabada
Arshdeep Singh
Rahul Chahar

 

Shikhar Dhawan Stats

Former Delhi Capitals opener slammed 43 off 29 in the opening game against RCB and is a must-have pick in your fantasy team.

Matches Runs Average vs KKR In IPL 2021 Last 5 IPL matches
193 5827 34.89 794 run from 28 matches 587 runs from 16 matches 45, 28, 6, 46, 69, 43

 

Mayank Agarwal Stats

Mayank Agarwal got off to a good start but failed to convert it into big. He scored 32 off 24 deliveries and is one of the key batters for Punjab.

Innings Runs Strike Rate vs KKR In IPL 2021 Last 5 IPL innings
96 2163 135.44 280 runs from 13 innings at an avg of 23.33 441 runs from 12 innings 5, 40, 57, 12, 32

 

Bhanuka Rajapaksa Stats

Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 43 off 22 in the opening game and turned out to be the game-changer for Punjab Kings. He can be a valuable pick in your fantasy team.

Innings Runs Strike Rate Recent form
92 1955 135.57 43, 14, 25, 23, 33

 

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Who will win Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings today match?

  • As per KKR vs PBKS today match prediction , Kolkata Knight Riders are favourite to win this fixture
  • Both teams have met on 29 occasions with KKR winning 19 of them
  • Both teams met twice in the IPL 2021 with KKR and PBKS winning one win each

 

KKR vs PBKS Fantasy Cricket Tips

 

KKR vs PBKS Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan

For Grand League: Shahrukh Khan, Mayank Agarwal

 

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