The 46th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Both the teams are emerging as a strong contender for reaching playoffs. While Kings XI Punjab easily defended a low total of 126 runs against SunRisers Hyderabad, Kolkata knight Riders registered a big win by 59 runs against Delhi Capitals. Both the teams will now be aiming to catch the match on Monday, as it will make them more closer to playoffs.
Kolkata Knight Riders are currently sitting on the fourth spot of the points table with 12 points and a win against Kings XI Punjab on Monday will give them two crucial points, which will take them close to playoffs.
Kings XI Punjab, on the other hand, is sitting on the fifth spot of the points table with ten points. They need to win all the three remaining games in order to reach play-offs. So they would be aiming to mark their fifth consecutive win on Monday to stay in the playoffs race.
Overall, it will be a ‘must-win’ contest for both the teams i.e. Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders.
- Match: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Match 46
- Date: 26th October 2020
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 14:00 (GMT) / 6:00 PM (Local Time)
- Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
The pitch at Sharjah didn’t offer many runs to the batsmen as it has slowed down. There is some swing on offer with the new ball at this venue. A total of 160-180 would be a good score.
The temperature will be around 31 degree Celsius at the beginning and will slightly fall down as the game progresses. No strong winds are there and the humidity level will be as same as any other day.
KKR vs KXIP Head-To-Head
- Total Matches Played: 26
- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Won: 18
- Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Won: 08
- No Results: 0
Probable Playing 11
Probable Playing 11 for Dream11 IPL 2020, Match Number 46 – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Predicted Playing 11 For Kolkata Knight Riders
Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (C), Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna and Varun Chakravarthy
Predicted Playing 11 For Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul (C/WK), Mandeep Singh/Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan/James Neesham, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami and Arshdeep Singh
Dream11 IPL 2020, MI vs KXIP Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Karthik, KL Rahul
- Batsmen: Shubman Gill, Chris Gayle, Nitesh Rana
- All-Rounders: Sunil Narine, Glenn Maxwell
- Bowlers: Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Chris Jordan, Varun Chakravarthy
- Captain: KL Rahul
- Vice-Captain: Sunil Narine
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Squads
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad
Dinesh Karthik (C), Shivam Mavi, Tom Banton, Sandeep Warrier, Kuldeep Yadav, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Nikhil Naik, Manimaran Siddharth, Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Shubman Gill, Nitesh Rana, Siddhesh Lad, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Varun Chakravarthy, Chris Green and Rahul Tripathi
Kings XI Punjab Squads
KL Rahul (C), Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin, K Gowtham, J Suchith, Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Tajinder Dhillon, Prabhsimran Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin
MI vs KXIP Broadcast Details
- Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST | 6:00 PM Local Time
- TV: Star Sports Network
- Live Streaming: Disney + Hotstar VIP