IPL 2020 KKR vs KXIP Playing 11: Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders will up next against the bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab in their next fixture on this upcoming Saturday at Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. KXIP needs a desperate win here if they remain in the race of playoffs. KL Rahul's Kings XI Punjab has been unlucky in its first two losses, one being lost in the Super Over against Delhi Capitals, followed by a miraculous run chase of 227 by Rajasthan Royals — the highest run-chase ever in the Indian Premier League. But got completely outplayed by Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings last week. Besides Mohammed Shami, no other bowler has been consistent for Kings XI, especially at death. Sheldon Cottrell delivered in a little bit but he was wicketless in his last three matches. England's experienced bowler Chris Jordan also did not gives much damage to his opponents yet. So, KXIP needs a desperate win here to stay alive in the race of the playoffs.
Look at here the Playing XI of both teams:
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI:
Kings XI Punjab Playing XI:
Kolkata Knight Riders - Dinesh Karthik (Captain), Andre Russell, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarti, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Pravin Tambe, M Siddharth
Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul (Captain), Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Ravi Bishnoi, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Prabhsimran Singh, Deepak Hooda, Jimmy Neesham, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Murugan Ashwin, Tajinder Singh and Ishan Porel
Kolkata Knight Riders will face the KL Rahul's Kings XI Punjab in their next encounter at Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on this upcoming Saturday. The match will begin at 2 PM Local time and 3:30 PM IST. KKR will have the most probable contender for winning this marquee encounter as they are in great of forms till now in the ongoing edition of IPL 2020. But they don't take KL Rahul and his boys lightly as KXIP side can do damage to their opponent on any day.
Venue: Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi
Day and Date: October 10, 2020
Timing: 2 PM Local Time, 3:30 PM IST
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