No one could forget what happened when these two teams Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders clashed last time. In fact, it was a miracle and the one who pulled it off was Rinku Singh, with his five sixes in the last five balls of the game. GT had to take high dose pills to come out of that shocker. This might be the time for GT to take revenge against KKR. GT has just won an away game at Mumbai while on the other side, KKR has won an away game at Bengaluru. So this clash is going to be so exciting to watch.
Time: 3.30 PM IST
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
A good batting wicket. Smaller square boundaries. So the batters will find it more comfortable playing here.
What to Expect?
Since both the teams are filled with in-form players both with bat and the ball we can expect a high quality competition here. The team that manages to outplay the opponent spinners will get to have more advantage.
Probable Playing XIs
GT Possible XII:
Wriddhiman Saha (wk),Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya (C) , David Miller, Abhinav Manohar,Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmad, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma
KKR Possible XII:
Narayan Jagadeesan, Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana(C), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Suyash Sharma, Sunil Narine, David Wiese, Vaibhav Arora, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy.
Fantasy Picks for the KKR vs GT Match
Captain : V Iyer
V Iyer is good with both pace and spin. Especially at home conditions he will make use of it to make it big against the quality side.
Vice captain : Hardik Pandya
Hardik pandya loves playing spin and that is the main strength of KKR. With the Eden Garden boundaries being small, Hardik will be a tough customer to deal with for KKR.
Batsmen : S Gill, Rana, V Iyer, Rinku
All three left handers of KKR are in terrific touch. Their aggressive nature is something that can shake GT bowlers’ strategies.
S Gill’s blisteing opening in the last game set the tone for GT against MI. We all know what confidence can do to Gill.
Wicketkeepers: N Jagadeesan
A lot of trust is kept on this Tamilnadu Wicket keeper by the KKR franchise. Jaggi has almost crossed the line with his 27 runs in the last game. Hope it will get doubled in the next game.
All rounders : A Russell, H Pandya
A Russell is missing an x factor to make the greatest impact he could make. He just needs to get in early to get settled. But the batting order of KKR is making it delayed.But he is making contribution with the ball and it will soon get done with the blade too.
Bowlers : Mohit Sharma, M Shami, R Khan, V Chakravarthi
Shami with his upright seam can hit the deck hard to produce unbelievable moments for the batter to react. On flat wickets like this, he is precious.
Mohit has come back stronger. He has almost won two games for GT.
V Chakravarthi and Rashid Khan will still remain mysterious on this belter wicket. Getting runs against them is always a tough choice.
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