Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match 44 Preview #IPL 2018 #KXIPvsKKR


Kings XI Punjab will host Kolkata Knight Riders in the 44th match of the Indian Premier League. Match will be played at Indore and Holkar Stadium will host this match. This is an important match for both sides, especially for Kolkata Knight Riders and if they lose, their playoffs road will be almost closed. Kolkata Knight Riders have won 14 out of 22 matches against Kings XI Punjab.

Kings XI Punjab‘s last match was against Rajasthan Royals and in that match Kings XI Punjab lost. With 6 wins and 4 losses in 10 matches they have played, they are placed at 3rd position in points table.

Kolkata Knight Riders‘s last match was against Mumbai Indians and in that match Mumbai Indians won. With 5 wins and 6 losses in 11 matches they have played, they are placed at 5th position in points table.


Holkar Stadium, Indore – India



Pitch Report

Good batting conditions are expected at Indore and this could be a high scoring contest.

Kings XI Punjab Probable XI

Rahul (wk)



Karun Nair

Stoinis / Miller / Finch

Manoj Tiwary / Mayank Agarwal

Axar Patel



Mohit Sharma / Rajpoot

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Kolkata Knight Riders Probable XI





Russell / Delport

Karthik (c/wk)

Rinku Singh / Gill



Kuldeep Yadav

Prasidh Krishna / Mavi / Vinay Kumar

Important News :

  • Mohit wasn’t impressive again in last match so Kings can bring back Rajpoot again.
  • Both Akshdeep Nath and Manoj Tiwary places are risky and we might see the likes of Yuvraj and Agarwal back in the side.
  • Shivam Mavi returned to the nets ahead of KKR’s match against Punjab after his finger injury.
  • Similarly, Shubman Gill, who was out with a sore knee in last match also batted for a long time at the nets.
  • Tom Curran can retain his spot in the XI.

If we find any further news, we shall add it in this section. So stay tuned with us and go through this section once 30 minutes before deadline.

Tips :

Wicket keeper :

  • Both Rahul and Karthik are good options and you can take anyone according to your team balance.

Batting :

  • From KXIP Gayle and Nair are safe and good options. You can try Yuvraj in one of your gl teams.
  • From Kolkata Knight Riders Lynn, Uthappa and Rana are safe options and take at least two from them.

All Rounders :

  • From Kings XI Punjab Ashwin and Axar Patel are safe options.
  • From Kolkata Knight Riders take either Narine or Russell. Tom Curran is a bowler. Delport hasn’t get a game in tournament yet. The only question is will KKR try him in a do or die clash.

Bowling :

  • From Kings XI Punjab Tye and Mujeeb are safe options.
  • From Kolkata Knight Riders Curran, Chawla and Kuldeep are safe.

Key Players











Dream11 Team

Rahul / Karthik
If you can manage credits take Lynn.
Russell is risky option. Narine is safe option.
Ashwin / Axar / Stoinis

Using the above information you can make your own teams.

C & Vc Options :

Rahul, Gayle, Uthappa, Rana, Lynn, Narine, Russell

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Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match 44 Preview #IPL 2018 #KXIPvsKKR
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