IPL 2022: Match 8, KKR vs PBKS Match Prediction – Who will win today’s IPL match?

KKR vs PBKS Match Prediction -Who Will Win Today’s Match?

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KKR vs PBKS Match Prediction – Who will win today’s IPL match?. On April 1, 2022, the Punjab Kings (PBKS) will face the Shreyas Iyer-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL’s eighth match. PBKS had a great start to their season, as they chased down a 206-run goal set by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their first match and won by five wickets. The Kolkata Knight Riders, on the other hand, will enter this encounter after losing to the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their last match. The Faf du Plessis-led side defeated the KKR side by three wickets in a low-scoring game.

Match Details

Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings

Date: April 01, 2022;

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai

Pitch Report

The Wankhede’s red dirt pitch indicates that the surface will be susceptible to wear and tear as the matches proceed. The pacers would be able to utilize the carry and bounce in the first few matches on the new surfaces here. As a result, the KKR versus PBKS matchup is expected to help the pacers early on.

Weather Report

On matchday, the temperature is forecast to be approximately 31°C, with 53 percent humidity and a wind speed of 11 km/hr. During the game, there is no possibility of rain.

KKR vs PBKS Playing XI

KKR Playing XI

Shreyas Iyer (c), Sheldon Jackson (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Sam Billings,  Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy

PBKS Playing XI

Mayank Agarwal (c), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Sandeep Sharma, Rahul Chahar

Key Players

Andre Russell

Kolkata Knight Riders’ Andre Russell is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler. So far in this competition, he has scored 25 runs and taken one wicket. He’ll be aiming to make it big in this town.

Dushmantha Chameera

Shreyas Iyer, the team’s captain, is a right-handed batter from Kolkata Knight Riders. He’s already hit 33 runs in this tournament, and he has the potential to do it again here.

Team News

  • Kagiso Rabada, the South African pacer, has finished his quarantine period and is fit to play against KKR.
  • The batting order of the Punjab Kings is more potent.

KKR vs PBKS head 2 head

KKR vs PBKS Match Tips

With the team they’ve assembled, Punjab Kings appear to be a solid unit. At the auction, they purchased Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, and Odean Smith, among others. Smith made his presence felt in the first game when he came on as a cameo to help Punjab defeat RCB. KKR, on the other hand, defeated CSK to begin their IPL 2022 season. Shreyas Iyer, the skipper, hit the winning runs as they won by six wickets. They play RCB before their match against Punjab Kings, resuming the rivalry between the two teams. We predict kings to win.

Today’s match prediction: PBKS will win the match