|2||Suresh Raina ( Captain )||68||51||7||0||0||0||0||0|
|1||Gautam Gambhir ( Captain )||76||48||12||0||0||0||0||0|
|12||Surya Kumar Yadav||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium|
|Saurashtra Cricket Stadium , Jamnagar Rajkot Highway , Rajkot|
Kolkata Knight Riders (#KKR) will take on Gujarat Lions (#GL) in IPL 3rd Match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday, April 7.both the teams are well balanced.
in IPL 2016, KKR Lost both of the Matches against Gujarat Lions. Gujarat Lions Had very Impressive Last year IPL season .Gujarat Lions has Topped up with heavy batting Line Up. They have star batsman Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Smith, Aaron Finch, Suresh Raina, and Dinesh Karthik. McCullum and Roy will open the innings, with Raina coming in at No. 3.
Gujarat Lions will miss the services of West Indian T20 specialist allrounder Dwayne Bravo who is injured and Ravindra Jadeja who is on rest after a long Test season.
Guajrat Lions have high hope on Dinesh karthik who recently made best perfomance as a finishers in Vijay Hazare and Deodhar Trophy.
in the Other Side.
West indian All Rounder Andre Russell, who is currently not playing due to one year ban for a doping code violation, this will leave KKR Zig Zag.
New recruit Rovman Powell had a Good Records in T20 format and had a good show in the Caribbean Premier League is portrayed as Russell’s replacement
KKR’s strength this time lies in the balance of the team. With the likes of England allrounder Chris Woakes and Kiwi pacer Trent Boult being roped in, and a good mix of domestic batsmen in Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey and vice-captain Suryakumar Kumar, the men in purple are expected to do well.
Shakib Al Hasan the world’s best All Rounder.Shakib will him miss the opening match due to national duty commitments in Sri Lanka.
Playing Squad Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Gujarat Lions’s likely Playing XI: Brendon McCullum, Jason Roy, Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik (wk), James Faulkner, Ishan Kishan, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shivil Kaushik, Munaf Patel.
Kolkata Knight Riders likely Playing XI: Gautam Gambhir (c), Robin Uthappa (wk), Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Woakes, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Trent Boult, Nathan Coutler-Nile
Today’s Match Predictions
There is not much to separate between both sides. Despite missing out on some big names, both camps have enough firepower to rattle any opposition on their given day. Gujarat Lions hold an edge, playing in home conditions and having a clean record against KKR. Gambhir’s side still form a quality line up and will like to give a tough run to Men in Orange in their own den.
|April 7, 2017||20:00||IPL Champion 2017||IPL Season 10||Friday|