The sixth game of the IPL 2019 will be played between KKR and KXIP at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 27th Match. Both the teams hav made a great start to the tournament and will look to continue the form. In this preview of KKR vs KXIP, we will cover the team news, predicted 11, telecast details, pitch report, dream 11 team, and possible star performers of the game.
Here is the KKR vs KXIP preview
- Venue – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Date & Time – 27th March, 8PM IST & 2.30PM (GMT)
- Pitch report – A very good batting wicket, fast bowlers may get some movement in the early overs.
- Telecast – Starsports (India) and Hotstar for online streaming
KKR Team News
KKR beat SRH by 6 wickets in the first game. Andre Russell was the star performer in the first game, picking up two wickets with the ball and also chased down the massive total with his destructive batting. Nitish Rana, who opened the batting with Chris Lynn, also performed very well. Narine was injured while fielding and didn’t come to bat, but it wasn’t anything serious and he is likely to play the next match.
Lockie Ferguson wasn’t very effective in the first game but is expected to retain his position for this game. Subhman Gill is likely to be promoted up the batting order.
KXIP Team News
Punjab beat Rjasthan by 14 runs in their first game. KL Rahul was out cheaply in the first game and will look to score big in this game. Chris Gayle was at his blistering best scoring 79 runs. Sarfaraz Khan also batted well and scored 46 runs. Ashwin and Mujeeb bowled well and contained the batsmen from scoring runs at a faster rate.
KKR Predicted Lineup
Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Subhman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav & Prasidh Krishna
KXIP Predicted Lineup
KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Nicolas Pooran, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ankit Rajpoot , Mohammed Shami, Sam Curran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
KKR Full Squad
Dinesh Karthik (c), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Carlos Brathwaite,
Anrich Nortje, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Nikhil Naik, Yarra Prithviraj, Shrikant Mundhe, Joe Denly, Sandeep Warrier, KC Kariappa
Kings XI Punjab Squad
KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller and Ravichandran Ashwin, Moises Henriques, Nicholas Pooran, Varun Chakaravarthy, Sam Curran, Mohammad Shami, Sarfaraz Khan, Hardus Viljoen, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Prabhsimran Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar, and Murugan Ashwin
Dream 11 Preview
KKR vs KXIP Dream 11 Team
KL Rahul, C Gayle, M Agarwal, R Uthappa, N Rana, R Ashwin, S Narine, A Russell, M Rahman, K Yadav & P Krishna
KL Rahul, C Gayle, S Khan, N Pooran, C Lynn, S Gill, S Narine, A Russell, M Rahman, M Shami, P Chawla
Captain and Vice Captain choices
- Andre Russell
- Sunil Narine
- C hris Gayle
- KL Rahul
- C Lynn
- K Yadav