Who will win Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders 52nd T20 Today Match Prediction in Indian Premier League 2019 series? KXIP vs KKR 52nd T20 Cricket Prediction held on 3rd May 2019. Who will win Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders 52nd T20 Cricket Match Prediction is available here?
KXIP vs KKR 52nd T20 Match Prediction
Kings XI Punjab are all set to take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the 52nd T20 match for IPL 2019. Before this match, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by 45 runs in the 48th T20 match. So now, KXIP stand at the seventh spot on the points table with ten points. Whereas, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by 34 runs in the 47th T20 match. At this point, KKR hold the sixth place on the points table with ten points. The 52nd T20 match Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders will be held at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali on 3rd May 2019.
So far, Kings XI Punjab have engaged in twelve IPL T20 matches, but unfortunately they only won five of these games. Hence, they mark ten points at the seventh place on the points table. In the previous match, Sunrisers Hyderabad set 212-2 runs target, while playing first against Kings XI Punjab. But, KXIP failed to chase this total and ended their turn at 167 for 8 in the last over. Lokesh Rahul struck a beautiful innings of 79 runs on 59 balls for Kings XI Punjab in this innings. However, in the end KXIP lost this match by 45 runs. Now, they will meet Kolkata Knight Riders in this T20 match.
Whereas, Kolkata Knight Riders too share the same stats, as that of Kings XI Punjab. But, their NRR is higher than that of KXIP. So, they account ten points at the sixth slot on the points table with five victories. In the previous match, Kolkata Knight Riders settled at 232 for 2 runs total in 20 over, while playing first against Mumbai Indians. This huge total was powered by Shubman Gill’s 76 and Andre Russell’s 80. However, MI fell short 34 runs in the chase and ended their turn at 198 for 7 in the last over. As a result, KKR won this match by 34 runs. Now, they will face Kings XI Punjab in this IPL T20 match.
Kolkata Knight Riders will win. After their previous match, KKR have great confidence to defeat Kings XI Punjab in this T20 match. Moreover, the previous IPL T20 history for KXIP vs KKR depicts that, Kolkata Knight Riders have won sixteen matches in twenty four meet ups against Kings XI Punjab. So, KKR will be lookin forward to win this match.
On the other side, Kings XI Punjab will give their best to win this match. This is the last chance for KXIP to qualify for the play off stage, if they lose this match, their hopes to reach the next stage will fade away. All in all it is going to be an epic T20 match for the IPL cricket fans.
Kings XI Punjab Team Squad
Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Simran Singh(w), Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Arshdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Hardus Viljoen, Moises Henriques, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, David Miller, Murugan Ashwin, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammed Shami, Sam Curran, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team Squad
Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Yarra Prithviraj, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Piyush Chawla, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Nikhil Naik, KC Cariappa, Matthew Kelly.