In the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), once again the Kolkata Knight Riders will face Gujarat Lions in the form spectacular form. The Gujarat Lions, which will face Kolkata in its home ground, will have to try to calculate the defeat of Kolkata in the first match of the same season against Kolkata. Both teams were clamped on April 7 in the initial phase of the IPL, where Kolkata beat Gujarat by 10 wickets. Kolkata captain Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn’s salute pair scored 183 without any wicket . Gambhir scored 76 runs and Lynn scored 93 runs in that match.
Kolkata have so far won four matches in the current season, while Gujarat has only won one win. Gujarat’s performance in the current IPL 2017 season has been far worse.
GL team has a batting line-up of T20 specialists like Brendon McCullum, Captain Suresh Raina, Dwayne Smith, Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik, but team is still out of the match. All these batsmen have not been able to contribute jointly so far. The bowling of Gujarat is his biggest weakness. In the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli fizzled out the Gujarat bowlers. The team had immense expectations from the return of Ravindra Jadeja, who did not play in the first two matches, but he has not yet reached the expectations.
Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Gujarat Lions Live Streaming & Team Details
Match : Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Gujarat Lions
Vanue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Time : 08:00 PM
Andrew Tey took a hat trick against the Rising Pune Supergaints, but he has failed to maintain consistency in his performance. Kolkata’s batting and bowling order are both strong. Captain Gambhir has come forward and has led the team and is making consistent runs in this edition. Chris Lynn’s injury was a major setback to the team but seeing the team’s performance in the last match is not seen that team is missing Lynn .
Even after losing three wickets against Delhi Daredevils in the last match, Kolkata won the match in last over. Yusuf Pathan and Meenesh Pandey gave him victory. Besides Gambhir, Pathan and Manish, Robin Uthappa and Suryakumar Yadav, are two strong batsmen in the middle order for Kolkata . KKR strength is in spin. Chainaman Kuldeep Yadav, off-spinner Sunil Narine and leg-spinner Piyush Chawla have played a vital role in keeping the team on track of victory. In the fast bowling Umesh Yadav, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme and Nathan Coulter-Nile will handle the responsibility of the team.
Gujarat Lions Team : Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Smith, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, Aaron Finch, Ishaan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Andrew Tye, Praveen Kumar, Tulsi Thampi, Shadab Jakati .
Kolkata Knight Riders Team : Gautam Gambhir, Colin de Grandhomme, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Woakes, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Umesh Yadav