KKR vs PBKS Dream11: Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face the threat of KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match number 45 of the Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in the Dubai International Stadium.
Both sides will have that one playoff seat in the back of their brain and will give their everything to secure a win to get an inch closer to the business end.
If the two sides are compared Kolkata is in a better position than the Punjab Kings. KKR have played good cricket all this while in the UAE that has placed them in a superior position. The Knight Riders are seated in fourth place with five wins from 11 matches.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings, once again, is having a mixed season with moments of joy and sorrow. The side has struggled to pull off easy wins at times which will be the main reason for their mixed season.
Match: Indian Premier League 2021, Match number 45.
Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS)
Date/Day: October 01, Friday
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Time: 7:30 PM IST
KKR vs PBKS Dubai International Cricket Stadium Pitch Report:
The turf in UAE is now getting slower with each passing match. The slower balls from the pacers are doing tricks here and there. Moreover, the spinners are into the game most of the occasions due to the slowness in the wicket. Fans can expect another low scoring thriller in Dubai tomorrow.
KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Predicted Playing11 and Full Squad:
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Probable Playing11: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Sandeep Warrier, Varun Chakravarthy
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full Squad: Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Tim Seifert, Andre Russell, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Pawan Negi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sunil Narine, Prasidh Krishna, Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier, Rahul Tripathi, Tim Southee, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Shakib Al Hasan, Harbhajan Singh, Sheldon Jackson, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Vaibhav Arora.
Punjab Kings (PBKS) Playing11: KL Rahul(w/c), Mandeep Singh/Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh
Punjab Kings (PBKS) Full Squad: KL Rahul (C), Mayank Agarwal, Darshan Nalkande, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Chris Jordan, Sarfaraz Khan, Ishan Porel, Deepak Hooda, Mohammed Shami, Chris Gayle, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Mandeep Singh, Shahrukh Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Moises Henriques, Pratyush Singh, Prabhsimran Singh, Nathan Ellis, Adil Rashid, Aiden Markram.
KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Tips:
KL Rahul (c), Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narine (vc), Mohammad Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy.