Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Match Prediction: Who will win the match?


The IPL 2020 teams of Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab have already faced once this season with this being their second meeting whose scorecard can be followed and seen on Cricdaddy IPL 2020 live score. Their last meeting was an absolute cracker of a match. Openers for Kings XI Punjab have shown promise with a new power house Chris Gayle giving out good performances. They have found new force and are slowly starting to bounce back again. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders have mixed form with an equal number of wins and defeats in 10 games. They were annihilated in their last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore where they scored only 84 in 20 overs losing two wickets, making it the second lowest score in the IPL history, which can be seen on Cricdaddy IPL 2020 live score, which is also the best place to check out IPL 2020 scorecard, IPL 2020 teams, and much more.

Match 46: Venue

Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE

Match 46: Weather Report

Since it is the onset of weather, the temperature in Sharjah is lowering eventually with Cricdaddy IPL match prediction today saying that the temperatures would range between 27°C-32°C. Todays match prediction also says that the humidity would range between 40%-45% with no chances of rain.

Match 46: Pitch Report

The pitch at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium has equally helped bowlers and batsmen. During the initial days of the tournament, IPL 2020 teams have enjoyed scoring huge runs. As the tournament is going on and the pitch is gradually wearing down, bowlers are having an advantage with the IPL 2020 scorecard changing rapidly by every passing match taking a lot of wickets.

Kolkata Knight Riders Expected Lineup

KKR IPL 2020 player list– Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Rahul Tripathi, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Nitish Rana, Tom Banton, Shubman Gill, Varun Chakravarthy

Kings XI Punjab Expected Lineup

KXIP IPL 2020 player list– KL Rahul (C and wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Ravi Bishnoi, Glenn Maxwell, Nichola Pooran, James Neesham, Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Deepak Hooda

Match 46: Overall Prediction

Cricdaddy IPL 2020 match prediction points to Kings XI Punjab’s victory as they have found the balance and have that adrenaline to win more. The last time they met, it was Kolkata Knight Riders’ day where they won by an absolute whisker of 2 runs. In that match where Dinesh Karthik and Shubman Gill took major roles in batting, scoring 58 and 57 respectively helped turn the game. Though Kings XI Punjab openers played good innings as KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal scored 74 and 56 respectively, their middle order fumbled as finally, they could not score the 165 run target thus, Kolkata Knight Riders winning by a couple of runs. Keeping in mind the performance of both these teams, todays match prediction predicts a Kings XI Punjab win over Kolkata Knight Riders who would miss the presence of Andre Russell who is out due to injuries. On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab would love the addition of their powerhouse Chris Gayle and the comeback of Glenn Maxwell.

Kolkata Knight Riders Power Players

Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy

Kings XI Punjab Power Players

KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammad Shami

Though experts from the Cricdaddy point towards a Kings XI Punjab win, they are not underestimating the capabilities of two-time IPL winner Kolkata Knight Riders who are more than adept to nick the results and snatch the win from their opponents. To see how the game unfolds, just stay tuned to Cricdaddy IPL 2020 live score.


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