KKR vs PBKS Live Score Today is going to be a very important match for the team of Kolkata Knight Riders who lost the opening matches in the Indian Premier League. The team will go to play against Punjab Kings at their home. The teams of Punjab and Kolkata have played equal number of matches but there is a difference in the wins and due to this there is a difference in the position of the teams in the points table. The team of Punjab occupies the 7th position, while the team of Kolkata is one place down at number eight.
Punjab Kings have played 10 matches so far this season, out of which they have won 50 percent of the matches. After 10 matches in the account of Kolkata team, 4 wins have come with great difficulty. In the last match, the Kolkata team had won against Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Punjab team was defeated by the Mumbai Indians in a thrilling match after their resounding victory against Chennai.
In this season, there has been a face to face between the teams of Punjab and Kolkata. The last time both the teams played each other, the match could not be completed due to rain. The Punjab team won by 7 runs on the basis of Duckworth-Lewis rule. This time it is fight or die for the Kolkata team and they would like to avenge the previous defeat as well.
Possible playing XI of Kolkata Knight Riders
Jason Roy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), N Jagadishan, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakraborty.
Possible playing XI of Punjab Kings
Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Liam Livingstone, Sam Karan, Sikandar Raza, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.