Tonight for the first time in Ahmedabad for IPL 2021, it’s Kolkata Knight Riders up against Punjab Kings. Ahead of the match between KKR and PBKS, we bring you all the PrizePicks fantasy tips, predicted playing XI, Top fantasy picks and much more.
Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Mody Stadium, Ahmedabad
The viewers can catch live action on the Star Sports network and Disney Hotstar.
Head To Head
Punjab Kings won: 9
Kolkata Knight Riders: 18
It’s April which means the weather will be hot and humid in Ahmedabad during the match with no chance of rain.
The pitch in Ahmedabad during the first half tends to be on the slower side. In the second half, the ball comes on the bat as the dew makes its presence felt.
Injury and Availability News
No injury concerns for both sides ahead of the match for both sides. KKR is expected to include Lockie Ferguson in tonight’s encounter against Punjab Kings.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings – Fantasy Tips
Talking about the PrizePicks fantasy tips, from KKR Andre Russell are a must and KL Rahul from Punjab Kings in your fantasy team. You can avoid picking Morgan as he looks woefully out of form. Also, a quality spinner is a must on your side as they will have enough for them in the pitch to pick wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c) Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul (c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Ravi Bishnoi, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh
Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Top Fantasy Picks
KL Rahul: The Punjab Kings skipper is a run machine for his side and will look to bat deep on a challenging Ahmedabad pitch which makes him a sure shot selection in your fantasy team.
Ravi Bishnoi: The talented Ravi Bishnoi can emerge as a game-changer with the ball in tonight’s match. Hence Bishnoi should be an automatic pick in your fantasy XI.
Andre Russell: The KKR all-rounder has the power to dominate any bowling attack on his day in the IPL. He contributes in every department and should be the first pick as an all-rounder in your fantasy team.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: KL Rahul
Vice-Captain: Andre Russell
Fantasy 11 Team
Wicket-keeper – Dinesh Karthik, KL Rahul
Batsmen- Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle
All-Rounders – Andre Russell, Shahrukh Khan
Bowlers – Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Ravi Bishnoi
PrizePicks Team Option 2
KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Eoin Morgan, Shahrukh Khan, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Ravi Bishnoi, Lockie Ferguson, Arshdeep Singh