KKR VS PBKS : This game is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM IST .
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Preview:
The eighth match of the TATA IPL 2022 will see the clash between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings.
Kolkata Knight Riders is currently placed at the fifth position on the points table of this season of the Tata IPL whereas Punjab Kings is currently placed at the third spot on the points table.
Kolkata Knight Riders played two matches in this season of the Tata IPL where they won one game while Punjab Kings played one game in this season where they won that game.
Kolkata Knight Riders played their last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore where Royal Challengers Bangalore beat them by 3 wickets. Andre Russell scored 25 runs and grabbed 3 wickets for Kolkata Knight Riders in that game.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings played their last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore where they won the game by 5 wickets. Shikhar Dhawan and Bhanuka Rajapaksa smashed 43 runs each for Punjab Kings in that game.
These two teams have played 29 matches against each other in the history of IPL where Kolkata Knight Riders won 19 games while Punjab Kings managed to win 10 matches.
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 31°C on the matchday with 53% humidity and 11 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Pitch Report:
The deck at Wankhede Stadium has always been good for batting. There is an even bounce on the track, and the shorter boundaries make the job even easier for the batters. There will be a massive dew factor and both teams would want to bowl first after winning the toss. With the super-fast outfield, high-scoring games are always on the cards at Wankhede Stadium.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 163 runs.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 80 on this ground.
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Injury Update & Availability News:
South African pacer Kagiso Rabada has completed his quarantine period and is available for the clash against KKR.
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Probable XIs:
Kolkata Knight Riders: Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy
Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk), Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Sandeep Sharma, Rahul Chahar
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Shreyas Iyer is a right-handed batsman from Kolkata Knight Riders who leads the team. He has smashed 33 runs in this tournament so far and can turn out to be effective once again here.
Andre Russell is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler from Kolkata Knight Riders. He has marked 25 runs and took 1 wicket in this tournament so far. He will be hoping to make it big here.
Shikhar Dhawan is a left-handed batsman from Punjab Kings. He hammered 43 runs in the last game. He will be an essential pick for this match once again.
Mayank Agarwal is a right-handed batsman from Punjab Kings. He smacked 32 runs in the last match. He will be among the top fantasy picks for this clash.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa is a left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman from Punjab Kings. He stacked 43 runs in the last game and will be hoping for another successful outing here.
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal
Vice-Captain – Shreyas Iyer, Andre Russell
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan (C), Shreyas Iyer (VC), Mayank Agarwal, Ajinkya Rahane
All-rounders – Liam Livingstone, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer
Bowlers – Umesh Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Mayank Agarwal (C), Nitish Rana
All-rounders – Liam Livingstone, Andre Russell (VC), Odean Smith
Bowlers – Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarty, Arshdeep Singh
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Expert Advice:
Shikhar Dhawan will be a safe captaincy choice for the small leagues as well as mini grand leagues. Mayank Agarwal will make a decent captaincy choice for the grand leagues. Nitish Rana and Odean Smith are among the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy/Dream11 combination for this game is 1-4-3-3.
KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Match 8 Probable Winners:
Considering the team combination, Punjab Kings is expected to win this match.