KKR vs PBKS: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Predicted Playing XI Against Punjab Kings (PBKS)- IPL 2021 Match 45. Kolkata Knight Riders have impressed one and all with the kind of intent they have shown in the second leg of IPL 2021. The aggressive approach in the batting coupled with the inclusion of Venkatesh Iyer and Lockie Ferguson has led to a complete turnaround in their fortunes. KKR have played four games in UAE and have managed to win three out of them.
And, as a result of that, they are currently sitting at fourth position on the points table with 4 wins in 11 matches. Having said that, KKR still need to win all their three remaining matches to seal their playoff berth. Kolkata Knight Riders would be high on confidence after beating Delhi Capitals in their last game. They are set to play their next game against Delhi Capitals on Friday. In this article, we look at KKR’s predicted playing XI for Friday’s match.
RR vs RCB: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Predicted Playing XI Against Punjab Kings (PBKS)- IPL 2021 Match 45
Openers: Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer
Runs coming from the openers is one of the biggest boosts for KKR in the second leg of IPL 2021. Both Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer have played with an aggressive mindset and have given the team solid starts in the powerplay overs.
Venkatesh Iyer showed his all-round prowess in the last game against Delhi Capitals. For the first time, he bowled medium-pace and went on to pick 2 wickets in 4 overs.