IPL 2020 Match 46- Punjab vs. Kolkata Predictions, Fantasy picks, and Probable XI
The 46th match of IPL 2020 will be played tonight, October 26, 2020, between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
KXIP have their last 4 matches and the team seems to be back on their mojo. They are just 2 points behind KKR with 10 points to their name. Let's take a look at the Fantasy picks, predictions, and probable XI for this game.
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Mayank Agarwal is currently the fifth-highest run-scorer of this season with 398 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 155. He is one of the most dangerous batsmen in the team alongside KL Rahul and Chris Gayle.
Captain and Vice-Captain
KL Rahul is the only batsman with more than 500 runs in this season so far. In 11 matches, he has 567 runs at a strike rate of 133 and an average of 63. With his batting prowess and leadership, Kings XI Punjab can make it to the playoffs. Nitish Rana who was struggling for a while seems to be back in form. He scored 81 off 53 balls in KKR's last match against Delhi Capitals.
There aren't many batsmen who can hit the ball out of the park quite like Chris Gayle. If he get's going, he can score big for his team.
Shubman Gill started strong but he seems to have faltered and he managed to score only 46 runs in the last three matches. As an opener, KKR will require him to shoulder the responsibility of providing a strong start.
Lockie Ferguson and Varun Chakravarthy are the two bowlers Punjab will need to look out for. Mohammad Shami on the other hand is Punjab's best bowling option. He has taken 17 wickets in 11 matches at an economy rate of 8.43.
Predictions, My XI, and Probable XI
Punjab look like the stronger team coming into this game and as far as Fantasy Prediction goes, they might take this one away.
My XI- KL Rahul (Captain), Nitish Rana (Vice-Captain), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammad Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Sunil Narine.
Probable XI (KKR)- Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (c), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.
Probable XI (KXIP)- KL Rahul (c, wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, M Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.