Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) face-off in a must-win situation at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. Meanwhile, Knight Riders have won the toss and have opted to bowl first. While Knight Riders have fielded an unchanged side, Kings XI have made few changes to their playing XI. You can check out live score updates of KXIP vs KKR here. KXIP vs KKR, IPL 2019 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders on Star Sports and Hotstar Online.
Both Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders are in the race to the IPL 2019 playoffs and have ten points from 12 matches in their kitty. KKR are placed sixth on the IPL 2019 points table while KXIP are on the seventh spot. IPL 2019 Playoff Scenarios: SRH Better Placed Than KKR, KXIP and RR to Qualify for the Next Round.
This is the second meeting these two sides in this year’s IPL. Earlier at the Eden Gardens, Knight Riders emerged victorious by 28 runs while defending 218 runs. Head to head Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders have faced each other 24 times and the latter have won 16 matches while KXIP have emerged victorious eight times. Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Cricket Score.
Here’s a look at Playing XIs of MI and SRH
Kings XI Punjab Playing XI: Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Sam Curran, Simran Singh(w), Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Andrew Tye.
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Robbie Uthappa, Rinku Singh, Piyush Chawla, Harry Gurney, Sandeep Warrier.