KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction

Author : A Smith | Created : 2022-07-01 06:29:00

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction

Introduction

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are set to lock horns in their sixth game of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). The match will be played at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on March 25, 2019.

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Predictions

The Karnataka Premier League is into its sixth season. The competition will witness a clash between the defending champions, KOL and the newbies, PBKS on Saturday.

The home side are coming into this match with a fine run of form in their last three games as they have won two and lost one. On other hand, the visitors have been performing poorly in their last three outings losing all of them. The team led by Mrunal Patel has had an inconsistent season so far but they would be eyeing to get back on track before it’s too late with this game against KOL at Mysore International Cricket Stadium in Mysore on Saturday afternoon (September 28).

Probable Playing XI's and Team News

  • Kolkata Knight Riders:*

The Kolkata Knight Riders will be taking the field with a full-strength squad for the first time this season. The team has been consistent in their batting, but it is their bowling which needs much improvement. In this match, they will want to prove that they deserve to be called one of the frontrunners for winning this season as well as putting up a good show against Kings XI Punjab.

  • Kings XI Punjab:*

The Kings XI Punjab have shown remarkable consistency in almost all their matches so far and have won six out of seven matches so far. It is difficult to find any weaknesses in this team right now; however, we can say that they need someone who could bowl at least 10 overs each game consistently rather than just one or two spells per match.

Head-to-head (last five encounters)

Kolkata Knight Riders have won 3, Kings XI Punjab have won 2 and 1 match has ended in a tie.

In the last 5 matches between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders has won 2 out of their last 5 encounters against Kings XI Punjab.

Squads:

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Tim Seifert, Siddhesh Lad and Sandeep Warrier.

Punjab Kings XI Squad: Hashim Amla(c), Nicholas Pooran(w), Aaron Finch(w), Marcus Stoinis*, David Miller*, Mayank Agarwal**

Eoin Morgan is the highest-priced player in the KOL team. He is priced at Rs 11 lakh and will play his first match of this season after being rested for the last two games. He has been in good form, scoring 439 runs at an average of 51.5 with a strike rate of 134.

Pat Cummins is the second-highest-priced player in the KOL team and will be making his debut for them this season. He has been picked as a replacement for Chris Lynn and comes into this game with an impressive record, having taken 13 wickets in 5 matches at an economy rate of 7.56 per over.

Andre Russell will also be making his debut for KKR this season and comes into it with a decent record from last year's edition where he scored 241 runs from 7 matches at an average of 34 apiece along with 2 fifties (50s).

  • KL Rahul (C) (WK)

  • Mayank Agarwal

  • Chris Gayle

  • Nicholas Pooran (WK)

  • Glenn Maxwell

  • Deepak Hooda

Top Picks for Dream11 Team

You can consider the following players as your top picks for the Dream11 team.

  • Sandeep Warrier or S.Warrier, RR

  • Shubman Gill or SG, KXIP

  • Mandeep Singh or MS, DD

  • Rinku Singh or RS, DD * Prasidh Krishna or PK, CSK * Kuldeep Yadav or K Yadav, CSK * Mayank Agarwal / MA / MAYANK AGARWAL , SRH * Shivam Mavi / SMV , RCB * Mohammed Shami / MS , DD

Conclusion

These are our KOL vs PBKS Dream11 predictions for the match. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. We will be glad to read from you and keep updating our Fantasy Cricket Tips with more information from time-to-time. You can also check out our other Dream11 Guides for the ongoing IPL season by clicking on their names below: