Kolkata knight riders Vs Kings 11 Punjab:
Dinesh Karthik and Ravichandran Ashwin to clash each other at the Eden gardens on 27th March. Both the teams had a winning start to their campaign this year and Ashwin mankading Butler out has created enough controversy which will make all eyes turn to him in this game. Let us have a look at the strength and weakness of both the teams. To know about next match prediction, please click here.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Fantastic batting team with all the depth which makes them one of the favourites to win this tournament. An amazing top Followed by deadly finishers makes them a deadly demons for the opposition bowlers.
Kuldeep Yadav and Piyush Chawla makes their spin department balanced which will help them picking wickets in Middle overs and in the crucial moments.
Their fast bowling looks weak and it does not show promise to defend a target against likes of Gayle and Rahul in case if Punjab chases .
Kings 11 Punjab:
Gayle’ form and his strong opening pair with Rahul makes top order a dangerous one. Young players like Mayank Agarwal and Sarfaraz Khan finding some good timing has boosted the reliability of their batting.
Spin department of them looks the best in the tournament which makes them a good side while defending.
Shami is a fantastic bowler, but other than him no pacer looks reliable in their line up, they will have to overcome that hurdle.
Our prediction- This game cleanly goes to the chasing side as both the side looks good for chasing and toss will be most crucial part. If pattern of toss is same as the matches happened so far, then KKR start as slim favourites.