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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab (KKR vs KXIP): Live Scores & Updates

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab (KKR vs KXIP): Live Scores & Updates

Date & Time:    27 March 2019, 08:00 PM IST

Venue:             Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Live Scores & Commentary

After winning their respective opening matches Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab will face-off against each other in match 6 of VIVO IPL 2019.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

The Knight Riders turned around the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad that was slipping away with the help of Andre Russell’s late-innings performance that saw them chase down a target of 182. You can expect Andre Russell, Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn will be boasting the batting line-up for KKR.

Possible Playing XI

Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson.

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

The Kings XI Punjab will also be having higher confidence from their previous victory against Rajasthan Royals. They did bowl well and the excellent catching in the outfield helped them in that match. KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, and Nicholas Pooran will be featuring the batting line-up for KXIP.

Possible Playing XI

KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Andrew Tye, Mohammed Shami, Ankit Rajpoot.

What you can expect

This match you can expect to watch some of the most brutal hitters of the cricket ball in action. Both teams possess quality spinners like Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav in KKR and Mujeeb ur Rahman and the past season’s Purple Cap winner Andrew Tye is available for KXIP.

Match Facts

Overall Matches:             23

Kolkata Knight Riders:      15

Kings XI Punjab:                8

  • Sunil Narine has taken most wickets against KXIP, 26 wickets in 15 matches.
  • Sunil Narine needs one more wicket to make it 50 wickets in IPL matches at the Eden Gardens.
  • The Knight Riders have a 25-7 win-loss record at the Eden Gardens.

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