Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 24th T20 Match Prediction 10 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 24th T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-11

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Kings XI Punjab

8.10 162/5 in 20.0
8.20 164/6 in 20.0

Kolkata Knight Riders

8.10 162/5 in 20.0
8.20 164/6 in 20.0 Cricbettingbuzz
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and chose to bat first
Cricbettingbuzz Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 2 runs

Man of the Match: Dinesh Karthik

Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders cricket betting odds

KXIP 2.15
KKR 1.64

KXIP vs KKR Prediction

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Beleaguered Kings XI Punjab face uphill task against Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Kolkata Knight Riders registered a close win over Chennai Super Kings.
  • Opener Rahul Tripathi delivered a splendid performance for Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous game.
  • Kings XI Punjab lost their previous game against Sunrisers Hyderabad

Expect Kolkata Knight Riders to register a thumping win.

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Match Preview

Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders will lock horns in the 24th match of 2020 Indian Premier League at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Kings XI Punjab will need to make changes to their playing XI after losing their fourth game on the bounce. Skipper Lokesh Rahul will be hoping that the experienced players can raise their game and deliver the goods in this contest. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders registered a 10-run win over Chennai Super Kings, courtesy splendid performances from Rahul Tripathi, Pat Cummins and Varun Chakravarthy. With this result, Kolkata Knight have climbed to third place in the league table with six points to their name.

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Teams Preview

Kings XI Punjab

In their previous game, Kings XI Punjab bowlers once gain conceded a lot of runs after losing the toss against Sunrisers Hyderabad.Muhammad Shami, Sheldon Cottrell and Mujeeb ur Rehman conceded more than nine runs an over to see the side conceded more 200 runs against Hyderabad. Leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi continued his decent form and finished with figures of 3 for 29 in his three overs. Pacer Arshdeep Singh, who made his IPL debut for Kings XI Punjab in this game, bowled well and claimed 2 for 33 in his four overs. Chasing 202 runs for victory, Sunrisers Hyderabad tactic worked big time as left-arm spinner Abhishek Sharma dismissed in-form opener Lokesh Rahul in the sixth over. Earlier, Mayank Agarwal and wicket-keeper Simran Singh perished in quick succession. With Kings XI Punjab placed at 58 for 3 after 6.4 overs, Glenn Maxwell and Nicholas Pooran put on a 47-run partnership to momentarily provide glimmer of hope to the dressing room.All-rounder Glenn Maxwell’s woeful run with the bat continued as perished in the 11th over of the innings. For Kings XI Punjab, Nicholas Pooran produced a valiant innings with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 77 runs off 37 balls with the help of five boundaries and seven sixes. Left-hander kept scoring runs at a brisk rate but failed to find any adequate at other end to see Kings XI Punjab lose the game by 69 runs.

Kings XI Punjab Actual Playing XI:

Arshdeep Singh, Simran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Lokesh Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Glenn Maxwell, Mayank Agarwal

Kings XI Punjab Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
N Pooran 77 37 5 7 208.11
L Rahul 11 16 0 0 68.75
S Singh 11 8 2 0 137.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Bishnoi 3.0 0 29 3 9.67
A Singh 4.0 0 33 2 8.25
M Shami 4.0 0 40 1 10
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Bishnoi 3.0 0 29 3 9.67
A Singh 4.0 0 33 2 8.25
M Shami 4.0 0 40 1 10
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Kings XI Punjab Predicted Playing XI

Lokesh Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Harpreet Brar, Mandeep Singh, Glenn Maxwell, Chris Jordan, Sarfaraz Khan, Mohammad Shami, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi

Kolkata Knight Riders

The franchise will not make any changes to their playing XI for this fixture. Captain Dinesh Karthik will be hoping that the side can put in an improved batting performance in this game. In their previous encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bat first. Openers Shubham Gill and Rahul Tripathi put on a 37-run stand for the opening wicket. Shubham Gill was the first to be dismissed as he perished in the fourth over of the innings. Opener Rahul Tripathi anchored the whole the innings as Kolkata Knight Riders kept losing wickets at the other end. He played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 81 runs off 51 balls with the help of eight boundaries and three sixes. Besides Tripathi, Pat Cummins, Dinesh Karthik and Sunil Narine produced double-digit scores to see Kolkata Knight Riders post 167 runs in their allotted 20 overs. In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti to make early inroads in the initial Powerplay overs. Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy are prominent spin options for the side for this fixture

Kolkata Knight Riders Actual Playing XI:

Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shubman Gill, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik, RA Tripathi

Kolkata Knight Riders Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Tripathi 81 51 8 3 158.82
S Narine 17 9 1 1 188.89
P Cummins 17 9 1 1 188.89
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Mavi 3.0 0 32 1 10.67
V Chakravarthy 4.0 0 28 1 7
K Nagarkoti 3.0 0 21 1 7
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Mavi 3.0 0 32 1 10.67
V Chakravarthy 4.0 0 28 1 7
K Nagarkoti 3.0 0 21 1 7
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Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI

Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 31 0 mm. 6.08 k/h From: NNW 0%
03h 31 0 mm. 5.11 k/h From: NNW 0%
06h 32 0 mm. 5.47 k/h From: NW 0%
09h 32 0 mm. 6.96 k/h From: NW 0%
12h 32 0 mm. 6.54 k/h From: NNW 0%
15h 31 0 mm. 7.87 k/h From: NW 0%
18h 31 0 mm. 6.65 k/h From: NNW 0%
21h 30 0 mm. 6.05 k/h From: N 0%
The wicket seems to be on the slower side as batsmen will need to make adjustments in order to produce notable scores for this game. The weather forecast for Saturday’s game is going to be clear skies with gentle breeze.

Venue Details

Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi is going to host the 24th match of 2020 Indian Premier League between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab. Kolkata Knight Riders will take heart from the fact that they have won two out of three matches played this season at this venue.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be looking to win the toss and bat first on this surface. Previous two matches played at this venue have been won by side batting first.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Kolkata Knight Riders will be favorites to win their game against Kings XI Punjab. With likes of Shubham Gill, Nitish Rana and Eoin Morgan in decent form, Kolkata Knight Riders will be keen to bring their A-game to the table with the bat.

Expect Kolkata Knight Riders to register a thumping win.

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