IPL 2018: 22nd Match, DD vs KXIP – Kings XI Punjab Predicted XI

Kings XI Punjab
Ravichandran Ashwin. (Photo by: Ron Gaunt / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)

The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will be traveling to Delhi Daredevils’ den for the 22nd match of the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) eleventh season.

Ravichandran Ashwin and his men have been in red-hot form as they have won their last three matches. Thus, the Punjab-based team have completed their hat-trick of victories.

Punjab is currently at the summit of the IPL 2018 points table with four wins under their belt.

However, KXIP played as a unit to face a solitary loss so far. An Ashwin-led side has ticked all the right boxes as they are on the top of their game.

As a result, the Punjab franchise will look to continue their impetus in the 11th season of the IPL.

Here is a look at the Predicted Playing XI of Kings XI Punjab:

Chris Gayle:

Chris Gayle
Gayle plays a flick shot. (Photo Source: Ron Gaunt/IPL/Sportzpics)

Chris Gayle has made a lot of difference to the Punjab side since he has made an appearance into the final XI. Windies southpaw has scored 229 runs in just three matches.

KL Rahul: 

KL Rahul
Rahul has been in fine form. (Photo Source: BCCI/IPL)

KL Rahul has continued his fine form in the 11th edition of the league.

The flamboyant right-handed batsman has scored 209 runs in the five matches and has looked at the top of his game.

Mayank Agarwal:

Mayank Agarwal
Agarwal plays a shot on the off side. (Photo by Vipin Pawar / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)

Kings XI Punjab will look to keep their winning momentum.

Mayank Agarwal has had a couple of starts in the current season.

The Karnataka batsman will like to make his mark in the IPL after having dream domestic season.

Yuvraj Singh: 

Yuvraj Singh
Y. Singh reacts. (Photo by: Ron Gaunt / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)

Yuvraj Singh hasn’t looked the most impressive Punjab player as of now.

The Talismanic batsman will look to get one good knock under his belt which will definitely give a much-needed fillip.

Aaron Finch:

Aaron Finch
Finch plays a cover drive. (Credits: IPL/BCCI)

Aaron Finch hasn’t yet impressed but he can be destructive on his day. The Australian combative will look to make the most of opportunity in the impending game.

Karun Nair:

Karun Nair
Nair plays a shot. (Credits: IPL/BCCI)

Karun Nair has got off to a decent start in the ongoing season. Another batsman from Karnataka will like to keep his good form going in the league.

Ravichandran Ashwin: 

Ashwin delivers a ball. (Photo by: Ron Gaunt / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)

A leader has been impressive as the leader of the side.

Ravichandran Ashwin has led from the front in his debut stint as KXIP skipper.

However, Ashwin will like to tighten his grip on his fielding.

Andrew Tye:

Andrew Tye
Tye in his bowling stride. (Photo by Prashant Bhoot / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)

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Andrew Tye has also been impressive. The Australian fast bowler had scalped two wickets in the last match against Kolkata Knight Riders.

The paceman conceded only 30 runs in his four overs. Consequently, Tye will look to keep his good form going.

Barinder Sran:

Sran celebrates with teammates. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Barinder Sran was on the expensive side in the last match.

However, Sran was able to do a good job in the previous matches which will help him keep his place in the last XI.

Mohit Sharma:

Mohit Sharma
M. Sharma. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI))

Mohit Sharma had missed the last match against Kolkata Knight Riders.

However, the fast bowler is expected to replace Ankit Rajpoot who leaked runs during the previous match.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman:

M. Ur Rahman (Photo by Ron Gaunt / IPL/ SPORTZPICS)

Mujeeb Ur Rahman had another fine day at the office in the previous match against Kings XI Punjab.

The Afghanistan spinner had conceded only 32 runs in his four overs and had also scalped one wicket.

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