The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will tackle the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in a 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture on the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Saturday.
The two groups have confronted one another 25 instances within the IPL to this point, with KKR holding a 17-Eight head-to-head win/loss document over KXIP.
Last season, Kolkata obtained the higher of Punjab in each the outings. In the primary match that includes the 2 sides, KKR gained by 28 runs and within the different match, it claimed the victory by seven wickets.
During IPL 2014’s UAE leg, the franchises had confronted off towards one another in Abu Dhabi. KXIP had gained that low-scoring contest by 23 runs, because of a Sandeep Sharma three-wicket haul.
Overall, KKR has gained the IPL twice, beating Kings XI by three wickets in a type of finals. The 2014 summit conflict is the one closing Punjab has ever reached to this point.
Kolkata’s West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has at all times troubled KXIP. He has scored 246 runs at a strike fee of 206.72 and picked up 14 wickets at a strike fee of 12.three towards the outfit.
On the opposite hand, West Indies and Kings XI opener, Chris Gayle, has tormented KKR through the years, scoring 649 runs at a median of 46.35 and strike fee of 150.58 versus the crew.