● Match: KOL vs PBKS
● Date- April 1, 2022
● Match Format- T20, Match 8, Indian Premier League 2022
● Venue- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
● Time- 07:30 PM IST
● Weather Forecast- Clear, 29℃
KOL vs PBKS, Match 8, Indian Premier League , General Online Betting Odds
Kolkata Knight Riders – 2.16
Punjab Kings- 1.78
KOL vs PBKS Betting Odds Comparison
|Betting Sites with Odds For KOL vs PBKS||KOL (Odds)||PBKS (Odds)|
KOL vs PBKS Today, Match Prediction, Match 8, Indian Premier League 2022
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Kolkata Knight Riders
Last season’s finalists, Kolkata Knight Riders, started this season with a big win over Chennai Super Kings in the first match. But their batsmen struggled to maintain their form against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last match. KKR were bowled out to just 128 runs in the last match and RCB chased down this total with 3 wickets and 4 balls remaining. KKR will be without Australian duo Aaron Finch and Pat Cummins for this clash.
Top Batsmen of Kolkata Knight Riders from last match
|Andre Russell||25 Runs||138.89|
|Umesh Yadav||18 Runs||150.00|
|Sam Billings||14 Runs||93.33|
Top Bowlers of Kolkata Knight Riders from last match
|Time Southee||3 Wickets||5.00|
|Umesh Yadav||2 Wickets||4.00|
|Sunil Narine||1 Wicket||3.00|
Punjab Kings started their IPL 2022 campaign with a statement win by 5 wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB scored 205 runs while batting first where PBKS managed to took just 2 wickets. But experienced batsmen Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, and Mayank Agarwal scored big runs, and Odean Smith finished the game with 25* runs off 8 balls knock. Punjab Kings welcome star pacer Kagiso Rabada, who missed last match due to Covid-19 quarantine rules.
Top Batsmen of Punjab Kings from last match
|Bhanuka Rajapaksa||43 Runs||195.45|
|Shikhar Dhawan||43 Runs||148.28|
|Mayank Agarwal||32 Runs||133.33|
Top Bowlers of Punjab Kings from last match
|Rahul Chahar||1 Wicket||5.50|
|Arshdeep Singh||1 Wicket||7.75|
|Sandeep Sharma||0 Wicket||9.25|
|Match Venue||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|Matches won batting first||40|
|Matches won bowling first||43|
|Average 1st Inns scores||168|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||156|
|Highest score||Royal Challengers Bangalore 235/1|
|Lowest Score||Kolkata Knight Riders 67/10|
|Below Score 150:||43|
|Score between 150 and 200:||104|
|Score above 200:||12|
The temperature is expected to hover around 29°C on the match-day with 89% humidity and 7 km/h wind speed. There is 01% chance of precipitation during the game.
● Rain: 01%
● Humidity: 89%
● Wind speed: 7 km/h.
● Temperature- 29 Degree Celsius
The Wankhede pitch is proving true to its nature in the first two matches. Ball is coming nicely on the bat with minimum movement. Bowlers restricted batsmen below 160 runs in last 4 innings but never took all 10 wickets.
KOL vs PBKS Last Five Matches Stats
|Kolkata Knight Riders||L||W||L||W||W|
KOL vs PBKS Match 8, Indian Premier League – Today Match Prediction
Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 and Squad for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.
Shreyas Iyer (C), Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Chamika Karunaratne, Tim Southee, Baba Indrajith, Ashok Sharma, Pratham Singh, Abhijeet Tomar, Sam Billings (WK), Aaron Finch, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammed Nabi, Aman Khan, Umesh Yadav.
KOL Playing 11
Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (C), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sam Billings, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav.
Mayank Agarwal (C), Harpreet Brar, Liam Livingstone, Sandeep Sharma, Jitesh Sharma (WK), Writtick Chatterjee, Ansh Patel, Odean Smith, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Rahul Chahar, Benny Howell, Kagiso Rabada, Prerak Mankad, M Shahrukh Khan, Jonny Bairstow (WK), Nathan Ellis, Prabhsimran Singh (WK), Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Vaibhav Arora, Baltej Singh, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Ishan Porel, Atharva Taide.
PBKS Playing 11
Mayank Agarwal (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Shahrukh Khan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (WK), Raj Angad Bawa, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh.
Head 2 Head Stats (29 Games)
|Teams||KOL Win||PBKS Win||N/R|
|Last 5 games||03||02||0|
Who will win the match, Today Match Prediction:
Punjab Kings are expected to win the match against Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders have won the first match and lost second this season. Punjab Kings started this year with a big win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in their first fixture. They easily chased down 206 runs target with an over remaining and that will definitely boost up their morale. The return of star pacer Kagiso Rabada makes them favorites to win this fixture against Kolkata, who are still without their key pacer Pat Cummins.
KOL vs PBKS Top Players
|Player||Statistics (IPL Stats)|
|Ajinkya Rahane||3994 Runs|
|Shreyas Iyer||2408 Runs|
|Tim Southee||34 Wickets|
|Varun Chakravarthy||38 Wickets|
|Mayank Agarwal||2163 Runs|
|Shikhar Dhawan||5827 Runs|
|Arshdeep Singh||31 Wickets|
|Rahul Chahar||44 Wickets|
Popular Betting Odds For KOL vs CSK Match 8, Indian Premier League, Cricket Betting Tips
Top Batsman from Kolkata Knight Riders– Ajinkya Rahane (3.24 odds)
Indian ace opener played an excellent knock in the first match but struggled against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He was benched for the majority of last season at Delhi Capitals but is looking highly motivated with his new team. Rahane has scored 3994 runs in 153 IPL matches with an average of 31.4 and a strike rate of 121.3.
Top Batsman from Punjab Kings– Shikhar Dhawan (2.75 odds).
The veteran Indian opener has started his new journey with an excellent knock of 43 runs off 29 balls against Bangalore Super Giants in the last match. Dhawan finished last season as highest runs-scorer for Delhi Capitals with 587 runs. He has scored 5827 runs in 193 IPL matches with an average of 34.9 and a strike rate of 126.8.
Top Bowler Kolkata Knight Riders– Varun Chakravarthy (3.24 odds)
Varun Chakravarthy was retained by Kolkata Knight Riders and he is repaying back with wickets in first two matches. Chakravarthy was team’s highest wickets-taker with 18 wickets last year. He has taken 38 wickets in 33 IPL matches with an average of 23.6 and an economy rate of 6.69.
Top Bowler from Punjab Kings – Kagiso Rabada (2.75 odds)
The star pacer has completed his quarantine and trained with the team yesterday. South African ace is set to make his debut for Punjab Kings after an excellent performance against Bangladesh in the ODI series last week. Rabada has taken 76 wickets in 50 IPL matches with an average of 20.5 and an economy rate of 8.21.