6th match of IPL 2019 : KKR vs KXIP
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in second match of IPL 2019. On other side Kings XI Punjab defeated Rajasthan Royals in their first match of IPL. Now both teams will be hoping to continue their winning momentum by winning this match also. In both team the role of West Indian players is very important. From KXIP Chris Gayle and from KKR Andre Russell both played a stunning inning in their first match of IPL 2019.
Kings XI Punjab
From Kings XI Punjab along with Chris Gayle, Sarfaraz Khan also played a good inning by scoring 46 runs in 29 balls. In previous season of IPL, middle order was a problem for KXIP. So now it is good for Kings XI Punjab that Sarfaraz Khan gives stability in middle order. In bowling both Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Ankit Rajpoot each clinched 2 wickets.
Possible Playing XI of KXIP:-
1) Chris Gayle 2) Lokesh Rahul 3) Mayank Agarwal 4) Sarfaraz Khan 5) Nicholas Pooran (wk) 6) Mandeep Singh 7) Sam Curran 8) Ravichandran Shami 9) Mujeeb Ur Rahman 10) Ankit Rajpoot 11) Mohammed Shami
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders won the closed encounter match against SRH. From kxip Nitish Rana opened by bat and scored a brilliant fifty. A Russel and Shubman Gill also played a stunning inning. KKR have some world-class spinners like Piyush Chawala, Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav. But anyone one from them didn’t complete their four overs. In second match of IPL 2019 Sunil Narine injured his finger during the bowling after it he didn’t come for batting. So it is interesting to see that in today match he will play or not.
Possible Playing XI of KKR:-
1)Chris Lynn 2) Sunil Narine 3) Robin Uthappa 4) Shubman Gill 5) Nitish Rana 6) Dinesh Karthik (C&wk) 7)Andre Russell 8) Piyush Chawla 9) Kuldeep Yadav 10) Lockie Ferguson 11) Prasidh Krishna
From both teams these are the watch out players :-
Chris Gyle, KL Rahul, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Kuldeep yadav, Mujeeb Ur Rahman etc.
Head to Head:-
- Both teams have played 23 matches against each other. From it KKR won 15 matches and KXIP won 8 matches.
- In last 11 matches 9 matches are won by KKR and only 2 matches are won by KXIP.