Gulf News – Indore: Kings XI Punjab will be aiming to consolidate their position in the top three of the Indian Premier League points table when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the Holkar Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

Summary

  • Indore: Kings XI Punjab will be aiming to consolidate their position in the top three of the Indian Premier League points table when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the Holkar Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
  • Kolkata were hammered by Mumbai in their last encounter as the Rohit Sharma-led side registered a thumping 102-run victory over them.
  • Punjab’s batting mostly relies on openers Chris Gayle and Lokesh Rahul as the duo have accumulated 471 and 311 runs respectively.
  • The openers have been a major reason behind Punjab’s success as they have provided perfect starts to their side on several occasions in this year’s edition.
  • Kolkata, whose bowling unit mostly relies on the spinners, leaked plenty of runs against Mumbai Indians, with the exception of Narine.


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