Preview, KKR vs PBKS IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Aim to Solidify IPL 2021 Playoff Hopes: Eoin Morganled Kolkata Knight Riders will raise their hopes of a place in the 2021 IPL playoffs when they face the Punjab Kings on Friday.
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will consolidate their position in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The table in 2021 when they take on the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai on Friday. Eoin Morganled‘s team enjoyed good form in the UAE round to significantly boost hopes for a playoff spot.
KKR have won three of their four matches in the United Arab Emirates and moved up to fourth place in the points table. With the only loss on a cliffhanger to the Chennai Super Kings.
In their last game against Delhi Capitals (DC). KKR won a low-scoring match with three wickets, with Sunil Narine being the bowler’s choice at 2/19. Venkatesh Iyer came in at 2/29 while Lockie Ferguson finished 2/10 in 10 overs.
The Kolkata franchise hopes to do a similar feat with the ball against PBKS.
With a strong lineup, KKR had a few fights against DC. As they lost seven wickets before crossing the finish line. In this area, they hope to improve.
A victory will greatly increase KKR’s playoff hopes, as the team currently has 10 points from 11 games.
PBKS, on the other hand, will take a serious blow to their own playoff hopes if they don’t win on Friday.
With currently eight points from eleven games, PBKS needs a miracle to make the playoffs if they are second best against KKR. KL Rahulled’s team has only won one of their four matches in the United Arab Emirates, as hopes for a successful season finale have failed.
Against the Mumbai Indians, PBKS could only handle 135/6 in 20 overs despite Aiden Markram’s good shot of 42. A good hit will be crucial if PBKS wants to win one over KKR on Friday.
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