The twenty-first match of Vivo IPL 2021 will be played between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on 26th April 2021 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. This crucial game is scheduled to start at 7.30 PM the Indian time zone. You can watch the live telecast of this game on Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar.
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From 26th April 2021, Monday, the second Vivo IPL 2021 will begin with new match venues. The twenty-first game of IPL 2021 will be played between Punjab Kings and Kolkata knight riders. Punjab Kings have won 2 out of 5 games while Kolkata Knight Riders have started very badly in this season with only one win out of 5 games. They have faced back-to-back four losses.
Currently, Punjab Kings is at 5th place on the points table with two victories, and they come back in their last game against mighty Mumbai Indians. The great thing for Punjab Kings is their young spinner Ravi Bishnoi showed his brilliant form in bowling and trapped many batters. Again KL Rahul and Chris Gayle showed their amazing form in batting.
On the other hand, talking about Kolkata Knight Riders is still struggling to find out the best players’ combinations to win games. They are in big trouble as they have faced consecutive 4 losses. KKR’S top order and middle order are struggling a lot against any bowling lineup of the opponent. This is a big worry for the team management. Though Varun Chakravarthy looked impressive in blowing, they need to improve every section to win this crucial match against Punjab Kings.
This match will be a crucial game for both teams, and they want to bag two important points from this match to go further in this tournament. Fans are excited to watch a high-intensity game between these two teams. When it comes to the head-to-head statistics, you will find Kolkata Knight Riders are clearly dominating against Punjab wings with 18 games win against Punjab out of 27 games. Let’s see who will be the winner of this high voltage match of IPL 2021.
Match in between Punjab Kings vs. Kolkata Knight Riders
Date: 26th April 2021, Monday
Time: 7.30 PM IST, 2:00 PM GMT
Ground: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
IPL 2021: where to watch the live streaming of PBKS vs. KKR
You can watch the live stream of the PBKS vs. KKR match on Star Sports Network and Hotstar.
Ahmedabad’s pitch is absolutely batting-friendly. As per the stats, the last 5 T20 matches between India and England are high scoring. There is no such remarkable help for bowlers. So the toss-winning captain will love to bowl first on this pitch.
The temperature will be around 37 degrees Celsius at Narendra Modi Stadium, and the skies will be clear with no cloud and rain chances.
Average first innings score on this venue.
The average first innings score at Narendra Modi Stadium in the last 5 T20 games is around 171.
Record of chasing teams:
The record stats of the chasing team at Narendra Modi stadium is Won-3, lost-2, Tied-0.
Probable Playing XIs:
Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (C and WK), Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Fabian Allen, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (C), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna.
Head to Head
Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Ridders have played a total of 27 games in IPL, and Kolkata knight riders have won 18 matches; on the other hand, Punjab Kings can only manage to win in 9 games. It clearly seems that KKR has been dominating against Punjab till now; let’s see who will be the winner of this big and important match at Ahmedabad.
PBKS and KKR Must Picks for Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket
KL Rahul (C), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Moises Henriques, Andre Russell (VC), Pat Cummins, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Varun Chakravarthy