Kings XI Punjab started well in the new season of IPL 2017 . In the first match, the team beat Rising Pune by six wickets and then registered a bang with 8 wickets on Bangalore. Now the team will face two champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the 11th match of the T20 league. Under the leadership of new captain Glenn Maxwell, the team has fielded with positive thinking from the start of the new season.
Mentor and coach Virender Sehwag are considered to be the main roles in the team’s batting. After achieving the target of 164 against Pune, top four batsmen returned to the pavilion at score of 85, but the pair of Maxwell and David Miller took the lead and won the match by 6 wickets .
At the same time, AB de Villiers’s brilliant innings against Bangalore could not stop Punjab from winning. In this match, Hashim Amla and Maxwell presented the best batting performance. Amla scored 58 off 38 balls, Maxwell scored an unbeaten 43 off 22 balls. Talking about Punjab’s bowling, so far all the bowlers have bowled in the right line-length .
Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab Live Streaming , Score & Team Details
Match : Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab
Vanue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Time : 08:00 PM
Chris Lynn scored an unbeaten 93 off 41 balls against Gujarat Lions . But with a shoulder injury in the match agains Mumbai Indian has put a question mark on him. Umesh Yadav, who took 17 wickets in Test series against Australia, will certainly be very strong.
If talking about batting, then captain Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa can once again open the match . Uthappa did the best in the opening season of the 2016 and 2015 IPL season. Uthappa scored more than 350 runs in both seasons. Gambhir’s army looks balanced in both batting and bowling and fans can hope to be competitive against Punjab.