Fixture: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 30th Match
Time/Date: 02:30 PM GMT/ 08:00 PM Local / 26 April 2017
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Here we will be talking about the possible scenarios of the match that could help the fantasy players such as Dream11 users to make their Dream team and help them win big.
Match and Pitch Condition
Weather: After the last game being washed out in Bengaluru, a full game is expected today with no chances of rain.
Pitch condition: First innings score in the last seven IPL matches played on this ground reads as 185, 160, 195, 159, 184, 205 and 176 and the chasing team winning five out of seven times. The pitch is expected to be batting friendly and the team winning the toss would want to field first.
- Pune have won only two out of seven matches they have played on this ground. However, they won two out of three this season so far on this ground.
- RPS lost both matches against KKR last season and this is their 1st match against KKR this season.
- MS Dhoni has struggled against Sunil Narine in T20s. He has managed only 27 runs off 54 balls against him.
- Given that both teams are coming off after winning their last matches, there is very changes are expected.
- However, KKR has opted to rest their spearhead Nathan Coulter-Nile to manage his workload and keep him fresh. He has not traveled to Pune with the team.
- Shakib Al Hasan or Trent Boult are expected to come into his place.
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Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)
Rising Pune Supergiant: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni(wk), Manoj Tiwary, Ben Stokes, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Imran Tahir.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Woakes, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Colin de Grandhomme/Trent Boult.
My Dream11 pick
Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Faf du Plessis, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni, Ben Stokes, Rajat Bhatia, Ashok Dinda, Adam Zampa, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Manoj Tiwary, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Usman Khwaja, Rahul Chahar, Daniel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Saurabh Kumar, Milind Tandon, Rahul Tripathi, Washington Sundar.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir(c), Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn, Yusuf Pathan, Colin de Grandhomme, Ishank Jaggi, Chris Woakes, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Suryakumar Yadav, Sunil Narine, Ankit Rajpoot, Rishi Dhawan, Sheldon Jackson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Darren Bravo, Sayan Ghosh, Ramsingh Yadav, Rovman Powell, Umesh Yadav, Shakib Al Hasan.