The latest installation of the Indian Premier League 2022 commenced on Saturday 26th March. The next match coming up is the KKR vs PBKS match. With two experienced franchises locking horns, the excitement is in the air. Go through our page to get guidance to try your luck on your favorite team and player.
Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings 8th Match
Date: Friday, April 1, 2022
Time: 7.30 PM
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Live Streaming: Star Sports network, Disney+Hotstar
Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab kings will collide with each other in the next match of IPL 2022. KKR started the IPL 2022 on the right note by defeating Chennai Super Kings in the opening match. The team led by Shreyas Iyer is strong in their batting department. They can pull off power performances if it comes to that. When it comes to bowling, Umesh Yadav and company can take care of that. He was in fine form in the opening match against CSK.
Punjab Kings started with a win against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their first match. They displayed determination and passion while chasing a mammoth total of 205 raised by RCB. PBKS’ batting line-up is in fine form as Shikhar Dhawan and Bhanuka Rajapaksa knocked quick 43 each in their last match.
KKR vs PBKS Match 8 Possible Playing XI
KKR full Squad
Shreyas Iyer(C), Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Ajinkya Rahane, Abhijeet Tomar, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Ramesh Kumar Aman Khan, Sheldon Jackson, Shivam Mavi, Rasikh Dar, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Pat Cummins, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Nabi, Chamika Karunaratne, Ashok Sharma, Baba Indrajith, Pratham Singh.
KKR Possible Playing XI
Shreyas Iyer (c), Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Mavi, Sam Billings, Umesh Yadav
PBKS Full Squad
Mayank Agarwal (c), Writtick Chatterjee, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Shahrukh Khan, Shikhar Dhawan, Ansh Patel, Kagiso Rabada Harpreet Brar, Odean Smith, Baltej Dhanda, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell, Prabhsimran Singh, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Jitesh Sharma.
PBKS Possible Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal (c), Raj Bawa, Sandeep Sharma, Rahul Chahar, Odean Smith, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Shahrukh Khan
KKR vs PBKS Head to Head Stats in Indian Premier League
KKR VS PBKS Toss Prediction, Pitch Prediction, and Weather Prediction
KKR vs PBKS Toss Prediction
PBKS between the two teams has the most chances to win the toss and will choose to field.
KKR vs PBKS Pitch Prediction
The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is known to be a batting pitch and it assists the batters and caters them to try different varieties of shots. The scores are expected to go beyond 180. The team who chases will have the most chances to win the match.
KKR vs PBKS Weather Prediction
On the match-day of KKR vs PBKS, the sky will shine clear with a night temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. The stadium will be dry with zero precipitation. There will be an atmospheric pressure of 1009 MB. The cloud will cover 0 percent of the sky. The humidity will be around 55 %.
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KKR vs PBKS Key Players’ Predictions
Best batsman: Shreyas Iyer (KKR), Shikhar Dhawan (PBKS)
Best Bowler: Umesh Yadav (KKR), Sandeep Sharma (PBKS)
Best All-rounder: Andre Russel (KKR), Odean Smith (PBKS)
Player of the Match: Ajinkya Rahane (KKR)
Who will win the Match?
According to the match analysis and interpretation of the previous season, Kolkata Knight Riders have the most chances to win the match against PBKS. Both the teams have won their initial games, however, PBKS will put up a tough fight with KKR, yet the victory will be of KKR’s.
Note: All of the predictions in this article are based solely on the study and interpretation of match data from the previous year. As a result, relying on your expertise and understanding, please take a chance on your favorite player and franchise.