KXIP VS KKR Live Score card, Match 44

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Knight Riders and Kings started their campaign with victories in the first quarter of the campaign, but slowly lost focus entering into later phase of tournament. Both teams still has chance to playoffs. But a defeat at this juncture, which is inevitable for one of them in this match, might put their chance in Jeopardy. Especially to two spots are occupied by CSK and SRH.

Kings XI have adopted different approach in their last game against RR, which didn’t come in their way. Their loss against SRH in a low score might have prompted Kings to change their approach. But they should not forget that all victories came when they played aggressive cricket. their scorecards implicate that they re over reliant on KL Rahul and Chris Gayle. They both together scored 52% of total runs scored by Punjab. We should also consider that Chris Gayle was not of Playing Xi in the initial stage.

KKR

KKR still is the most ominous side in the tournament. But they failed to play as a unit. Dinesh Karthik’s inexperience might be the reason. He has also got two finest uncapped players, who can fit in even if there is no uncapped quota. They are the team played with constant side. They made a rare change in their last game, but didn’t yield result. But their replacement player performed. Mitchell Johnson was replaced by Tom Curran. They might insist with this change even if tinker rest of the side. It was a surprise when Shubhnam gill was replaced by Rinku Singh in last game.

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Cricinfo Prediction

  • KKR to win the game.
  • Chris Lynn to be replaced.
  • Gayle to score a fifty.
  • KL Rahul to score a fifty.
  • Not mmore than 350 runs expected in both the innings.

Fantasy Picks

KL Rahul.

Sunil Narine.