IPL 2019: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab


Kings XI Punjab started their IPL 2019 crusade against Rajasthan Royals but their opening win appeared with the controversy consisting of dismissal Jos Buttler by Ravichandran Ashwin in the earlier match. This dismissal is commonly known as “mankading” has generated massive debate and controversial contents with fans about the legitimacy about the dismissal.

Ravichandran Ashwin was obstinate about the thing that he had done in the earlier match. Their second match against Kolkata knight riders on Wednesday will go a long way stating that how they will cope without losing Royals game.

Chris Gayle is on the form by enjoying the IPL over the long years started smashing 79 runs off 49 balls against Rajasthan Royals on Monday. KL Rahul failed by scoring mere four runs where he has to improve his consistency to lead in IPL will need to find his small wood.

The right-hander and one of the heroes of India in test series win in Australia, Mayank Agarwal scores 24 off 22 balls where he will need to score more today’s match. The middle-order batsman Sarfaraz Khan dominated by shooting a full range of shots in trying to unorthodox shot over the ball delivered by Ben Strokes.

Nicholas Pooran scored 12 off 14 balls against Rajasthan Royals and this wicketkeeper-batsman will hope for a better outing. Mandeep Singh didn’t get more time stay in the crease against the Rajasthan Royals where he had to be proven. The 20 yr old Sam Curran who played a prominent role in helping England by dismantling India during their test last year. His pace cannot assist on Indian pitches, maybe a liability but he can be a star with the bat.

Ravichandran Ashwin who became the eye of the storm after his “mankading” of Jos Buttler. This experienced player will surely have moved on from the controversy will be eager to team to win. The Punjab late bloomer Varun Chakravarthy failed to make the side in his first match is likely to make his IPL debut. Mohamood Shami is in the great form for the Indian team bowling in limited overs sides and keeps to continue with the same stratum.


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