In the second match of the 10th season of the Indian Premier League, Kings XI Punjab will face Gujarat Lions in their home on Sunday. After two consecutive victories, Punjab’s team is full of confidence and the only goal of the team to defeat Gujarat is to keep the hopes of the play-off alive. After a 10-wicket win against Delhi Daredevils, Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bangalore in a low scoring game by 19 runs on Friday.
In the competition of eight teams, Punjab’s team is at fifth place with 10 points from five matches . Gujarat Lions has only six points from three wins in 11 matches. With the win in the last match against RCB, Punjab has increased the expectations of qualifying for play-off .
Hashim Amla has scored 316 runs for the Kings XI Punjab, including a century against Mumbai. Martin Guptill, Shaun Marsh, Manan Vohra, Riddhiman Saha and Akshar Patel all contributed periodically. The form of captain Glenn Maxwell, however, is worrying for the team, who have not even touched the 200-run mark in 10 matches.
Kings XI Punjab Vs Gujrat Lions Live Score & Team Details
Match : Kings XI Punjab Vs Gujrat Lions
Vanue : IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Time : 08:00 PM
On the other hand, the team of Gujarat has gone out of the play-off race. The team has lost in the last two matches, including the super over defeat against Mumbai Indians. Despite having scored 207 runs against Delhi Daredaviles, the team had to face defeat. The lions have been shocked even by Brendon McCullum being injured due to injuries in leg muscles. On behalf of the team, captain Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik have scored most runs while they have batsmen like Ishan Kishan, Aaron Finch and Dwayne Smith. Although the team has suffered the inexplicability of the bowlers.
Gujarat Lions Team : Suresh Raina (Captain), Dwayne Smith, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Basil Thampi, Chirag Suri, Shadab Jakati, Praveen Kumar, Shubham Agarwal
Kings XI Punjab Team : Glenn Maxwell (captain), Martin Guptill, Manan Vohra, Hashim Amla, Shaun Marsh, Sandeep Sharma, Akshar Patel, Riddhiman Saha, Mohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma, Swapnil Singh