KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11: 8th Match, IPL 2022 | Kagiso Rabada set to play

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings will play in the 8th match of the IPL 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

KOL:

After completely dominating in the first game, Kolkata Knight Riders lost their second game against Bangalore by 3 wickets. They were completely outplayed by RCB in the last game.

Batting first, their top and middle-order both were dismissed cheaply and continuously kept losing wickets at crucial times. Andre Russell played a decent knock of 25 runs in the lower order and helped his team post a total of 128 runs.

With the ball, they fought well and gave a tough fight for the RCB batters. Umesh Yadav and Tim Southee were brilliant for them and picked up 2 and 3 wickets respectively. Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy also bowled well and picked up a wicket each.

Though they lost their last game, they will happy with their bowling performance and will hope for better performances from their batters.

PBKS:

PBKS will be high on confidence after chasing a massive total of 207 runs against RCB in the last game. They were clinical with the bat in the last game.

Opting to bowl first, their bowlers were smashed all around the park and leaked too many extras as well. Arshdeep Singh bowled very well and picked up one wicket from his 4 overs. Rahul Chahar was also very economical and also picked up a wicket. Apart from them, all other bowlers were expensive.

With the bat, their openers gave them a very good start and scored 71 runs for the 1st wicket. Shikhar Dhawan and Bhanuka Rajapaksa were their top scores and scored 43 runs each. In the end, Odean Smith played a brilliant knock of 25 runs off just 8 balls and sealed the game for his team.

They will be high on confidence going into this game but will look for some improvements with the ball. PBKS have an upper hand going into this game.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Match Details

KKR vs PBKS, 8th Match, Indian Premier League, 2022.

Date: 1st April 2022.

Time: 7:30 PM IST.

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

KKR vs PBKS Live Streaming

The live streaming of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, 8th match of IPL 2022 will be available on Hotstar app and Star Sports Network.

You can also catch the live commentary, scorecard, and latest updates of the Indian Premier League 2022 match between KOL vs PBKS on IPLT20.com.

KOL vs PBKS Pitch Report IPL 2022

Average first innings score: 153

Average second innings score: 145

(Average score based on last 5 matches as this venue)

The two matches played on this pitch saw scores below 160 but we can expect good runs in the match. Due factor will also play a role in 2nd innings. Winning the toss bowling first would be ideal.

KKR vs PBKS Head to Head

Matches Played: 29

KKR Won: 19

PBKS Won: 10

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

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KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch remain to be unavailable due to national duties.
  • Andre Russell injured in the last game, If Russell doesn’t recover in time, Chamika Karunaratne can replace him.

Punjab Kings:

  • Kagiso Rabada is likely to be available for selection in this game.
  • He can come into the XI in place of Raj Bawa.

KOL vs PBKS Probable Playing 11

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (C), Nitish Rana, Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Andre Russell/Chamika Karunaratne, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy.

Punjab Kings:

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

Top Picks for KOL vs PBKS 2022 Dream11 Team and Player Stats

KOL:

Andre Russell:

(2 M, 25 R, 25 A + 6.2 O, 1 W)

He is their best all-Rounder. Russell will bat in the lower middle-order and will also bowl 3-4 overs with the ball. He scored 25 runs in the last game and is an excellent pick for C and VC in KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Team.

Shreyas Iyer:

(2 M, 33 R, 33 A) 

He is the skipper of the team and will bat in the top order. Iyer is yet to play a big knock but is a very talented player and is another solid choice for C and VC.

Venkatesh Iyer: 

(2 M, 26 R, 13 A)

Iyer will open the innings and is in excellent form. He can also bowl a few overs. Venkatesh Iyer is also yet to play a big knock and was dismissed for 10 runs in the last game.

Sunil Narine:

(2 M, 12 R, 12 A + 8 O, 1 W)

Narine is another very experienced player. He will bat in the middle-order and will also bowl his 4 overs with the ball. Narine picked up one wicket in the last game.

Umesh Yadav:

(2 M, 8 O, 4 W)

He is bowling brilliantly in this season. Yadav will bowl in powerplay and picked up 2 wickets in the last game.

Nitish Rana: 

(2 M, 31 R, 15 A)

He is one of their key batsman this season. Rana started very well in the last game but was dismissed for 10 runs in the last game.

Varun Chakravarthy:

(2 M, 8 O, 2 W)

He is one of the best spinners in the competition and will bowl in the middle overs. Chakravarthy picked up one wicket in the last game.

Tim Southee:
(1 M, 4 O, 3 W)

He is a Right-arm fast-medium bowler and will bowl in powerplay and death. Southee bowled very well in the last game and picked up 3 wickets.

Ajinkya Rahane:

(2 M, 53 R, 26.5 A)

Rahane will open the innings and is an experienced player. He batted very well in the first game but scored only 9 runs in the last match.

PBKS:

Mayank Agarwal:

(1 M, 32 R, 32 A)

He is the skipper of the team and will open the innings. Agarwal played very well in the last game and scored 32 runs and is another good pick for C and VC.

Shikhar Dhawan:

(1 M, 43 R, 43 A)

He will bat in the top order and was in outstanding form last season. Dhawan also played very well in the last game and scored 43 runs.

Kagiso Rabada:

(50 M, 190 O, 76 W)

Rabada is one of the best bowlers in the competition. He will bowl in the powerplay and death and is a must-have pick.

Liam Livingstone:

(1 M, 19 R, 19 A + 1 O, 0 W)

He is one of their best all-rounders this season. Livingstone will bat in the middle order and can also bowl a few overs with the ball. He scored 19 runs in the last game and is an excellent choice for C and VC in KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction.

Arshdeep Singh:

(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)

He is a very talented fast bowler and impressed everyone in the last season. Arshdeep bowled very well in the last game and picked up one wicket.

Rahul Chahar:

(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)

He is a Right-arm leg spinner and will bowl in the middle-overs. Chahar was brilliant in the last game and picked up one wicket.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa: 

(1 M, 43 R, 43 A)

He is another very talented batsman and will bat at No. 3. Rajapaksa played very well in the last game and scored 43 runs.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Trump Card Picks

Nitish Rana: He is a left hand batsman and will bat in middle-order. Rana will have low selection in this game and can be a trump card pick in this game.

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team Prediction

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction for Small Leagues:

This is very risky match for small leagues so we suggest try to play only grand leagues.

Wicket-Keeper
B Rajapaksa

Batsmen
S Dhawan (Vc), A Rahane, M Agarwal

All-Rounders
S Narine, A Russell (C), O Smith, V Iyer

Bowlers
Tim Southee, K Rabada, A Singh

  • If Andre Russell is not play then you can take L Livingstone in his place.
KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction

KKR vs PBKS 2022 Grand League Dream11 Team:

Wicket-Keeper
B Rajapaksa

Batsmen
S Dhawan (C), A Rahane, M Agarwal

All-Rounders
S Narine, A Russell, O Smith (Vc), V Iyer

Bowlers
Tim Southee, K Rabada, R Chahar

KKR vs PBKS Dream 11 Prediction today

KKR vs PBKS Tata IPL 2022 Captain and Vice-Captain

  • Andre Russell
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Odean Smith
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Sunil Narine

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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