KKR is placed at the 5th position on Vivo IPL points table and will bat first against Kings XI Punjab at Holkar Stadium
In the 44th match of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) Ravichandran Ashwin's Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) won the toss and invited Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to bat first at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
Here are the squads for both the team:
Kings XI Punjab playing XI for today's match: Chris Gayle, Lokesh Rahul(w), Mayank Agarwal, Aaron Finch, Karun Nair, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, Barinder Sran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Kolkata Knight Riders playing XI for today's match: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Andre Russell, Javon Searles, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav
With 10 points from 11 games, KKR are placed at the 5th position on the Vivo IPL points table and today's IPL match will be a must-win encounter for Dinesh Karthik and his men if they want to keep their playoff chances alive.