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KKR vs PBKS: Punjab Kings (PBKS) Predicted Playing XI Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)- IPL 2021 Match 45. Punjab Kings have fought well this season but failed to hold their nerves in the final few overs in the match. As a result of that, they have lost 7 matches out of 11. Their chances of making it into the playoffs are hanging by a thread.

They need to win all their remaining three matches to give themselves a chance of reaching the playoffs. Though, as of now, all their focus would be on the next game against Kolkata Knight Riders, scheduled to be played on Friday at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Punjab lost their last game against Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets. They would desperate to get back to winning ways. Here’s a look at our predicted playing XI of Punjab Kings against KKR:

KKR vs PBKS: Punjab Kings (PBKS) Predicted Playing XI Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)- IPL 2021 Match 45

Openers: KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal

KKR vs PBKS: Punjab Kings (PBKS) Predicted Playing XI Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)- IPL 2021 Match 45
KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal [Image-IPLT20]
KL Rahul scored 21 runs each in his last two games. Given the kind of form he is, he would be desperate to score a big knock for the side in an important game on Friday. In 10 matches, he has managed to score 422 runs at an average of 52.75. Punjab needs Mayank Agarwal at the top of the order.

He missed out in the last game due to a stiff neck. He should be back into the eleven for the game on Friday.

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