Bottom-placed Gujarat Lions shall be taking on struggling Kings Eleven Punjab in an IPL encounter at the SCA Stadium at Rajkot. Both teams have been languishing at the bottom half of the table as they have struggled to get their team balance right in the tournament so far.
Gujarat Lions destructive stroke makers' like Suresh Raina, Brendon McCullum, and Aaron Finch shall look to outdo Kings Eleven Punjab's master blasters like Glenn Maxwell, Hashim Amla, and Shaun Marsh, and help their sides take their sides across the finishing line.
The likes of Suresh Raina, Brendon McCullum, and Aaron Finch will be aiming to match the likes of Glenn Maxwell, Hashim Amla, and Marcus Stoinis stroke for stroke on what promises to be another belter of a track.
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Head to Head
Total Played - 2, Gujarat Lions - 1, Kings XI Punjab - 1
Total Played - 19, Kolkata Knight Riders - 10, Royal Challengers Bangalore - 9
Kings XI Punjab vs Gujarat Lions
Likely Playing Eleven
Kings XI Punjab: 1 Hashim Amla, 2 Manan Vohra, 3 Shaun Marsh, 4 Glenn Maxwell (capt), 5 Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 6 Marcus Stoinis, 7 Axar Patel, 8 KC Carriapa, 9 Sandeep Sharma, 10 Varun Aaron, 11 Ishant Sharma
Gujarat Lions: 1 Brendon McCullum, 2 Aaron Finch, 3 Suresh Raina (capt), 4 Dwayne Smith, 5 Dinesh Karthik (wk), 6 Ishan Kishan, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 James Faulkner, 9 Praveen Kumar, 10 Dhawal Kulkarni, 11 Basil Thampi
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Kolkata Knight Riders: 1 Sunil Narine, 2 Gautam Gambhir (capt), 3 Robin Uthappa (wk), 4 Manish Pandey, 5 Yusuf Pathan, 6 Suryakumar Yadav, 7 Shakib Al Hasan, 8 Chris Colin de Grandhomme, 9 Nathan Coulter-Nile, 10 Kuldeep Yadav, 11 Umesh Yadav
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 1 Chris Gayle, 2 Virat Kohli (capt), 3 AB de Villiers, 4 Kedar Jadhav (wk), 5 Mandeep Singh, 6 Stuart Binny, 7 Samuel Badree, 8 Pawan Negi, 9 Tymal Mills, 10 S Aravind, 11 Yuzvendra Chahal