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2015 IPLT20 Season 8 : KKR vs KXIP Match 44 Preview

IPL8 Kolkata Knight Riders Squad
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab (KKR vs KXIP) Match-44
Date : 09 May 2015
Venue : Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata
IPL8 Kings XI Punjab Squad
KKR Time : GMT 10:30 Local 16:00 IST 16:00 KXIP
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab Preview Match-44 (Pre-match Analysis)
Kolkata vs Punjab Preview Match-44
09 May 2015

About Team Kolkata Knight Riders

Previous defending IPL Champion, Kolkata Knight Riders has won IPL title twice in 2012 and 2014. Consistently in previous four IPL Seasons KKR is performing very well under Gautam Gambhir's captaincy. Kolkata is having useful match winning players like: Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Sunil Narine, Yusuf Pathan and Gautam Gambhir himself. Team Kolkata have huge confidence as they are winner of previous IPL title and having good all-rounders in team. Knight Riders would like to continued the momentum of 2014 IPL season and performed well in 2015 IPL edition. In IPL 2014, KKR retained only 2 players, skipper Gautam Gambhir and Sunil Narine. This year in 2015 IPL season, Kolkata have retained 16 player and Australian chinaman Brad Hogg and New Zealand All rounder James Neeshan included through auction process.

See Also : Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad

About Team Kings XI Punjab

Apart from first 2008 IPL season and last 2014 IPL season, Kings XI Punjab have very poor performances in other Indian Premier League editions. In last season KXIP over come with splendid batting performances managed to qualify for IPL final encounter for the first time in IPL history. Virender Sehwag, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, George Bailey, Axar Patel and Sandeep Sharma had very good previous IPL 2014 season. Specially, GJ Maxwell bated superbly at UAE and Punjab succeeded to gave message that, they are also one of the best team among other IPL teams. In IPL 2014 Punjab retained only 2 players: Manan Vohra and David Miller. In 2015 IPL edition KXIP retained 19 players of previous season and show wast confidence in last year players. In auction process KXIP bought Murali Vijay for IPL 2015. In 2014 edition, Kings 11 Punjab were just inch back to registered IPL title. They needs to continued the same momentum as they performed in leage matches to make history by winning maiden IPL title.

See Also : Kings XI Punjab Full Squad

Head to Head

Before 2015 IPL Season 8, Kolkata and Punjab played 15 matches each other : Kolkata won 9 matches and Punjab won 6 matches in IPL tournament.

Kolkata Squad
Indian Players
Gautam Gambhir (c)
Robin Uthappa
Manish Pandey
Yusuf Pathan
Kuldeep Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav
Piyush Chawla
Umesh Yadav
Veer Pratap Singh
Aditya Garhwal
Sumit Narwal
KC Cariappa
Sheldon Jackson
Vaibhav Rawal
Overseas Players
Sunil Narine (West Indies)
Morne Morkel (South Africa)
Ryan ten Doeschate (Netherlands)
Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)
Johan Botha (South Africa)
Andre Russell (West Indies)
Brad Hogg (Australia)
Azhar Mahmood (England)
Patrick Cummins (Australia)
Punjab Squad
Indian Players
Virender Sehwag
Murali Vijay
Manan Vora
Karanveer Singh
Axar Patel
Wriddhiman Saha
Anureet Singh
Gurkeerat Singh Mann
Parvinder Awana
Rishi Dhawan
Sandeep Sharma
Shardul Thakur
Shivam Sharma
Nikhil Naak
Yogesh Gowalkar
Overseas Players
George Bailey (Australia)
Glenn Maxwell (Australia)
David Miller (South Africa)
Mitchell Johnson (Australia)
Beuran Hendricks (South Africa)
Shaun Marsh (Australia)
Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka)
IPL 8 Kolkata vs Punjab Full Scorecard - Match 44
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