Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders will face Kings XI Punjab in their next match of the Indian Premier League on Thursday. KKR, led by Gautam Gambhir, won the title in 2012 and 2014. In Punjab, in IPL-10, Punjab has won a good start by winning consecutive matches.
Crisis caused by Chris Lin injury: The KKR win-loss record against Punjab is 13-6, but with the loss of Chris Lynn, conditions are still changing. Lynn of Australia had already scored 93 not out in 41 balls against Gujarat Lions in the match. He also shared 184 runs with Gautam Gambhir, with the help of which KKR won the first match with 10 wickets. Lynn suffered a left shoulder injury during a match against Mumbai Indians, in which KKR suffered a defeat by four wickets. Lynn had operated this shoulder in 2014, but pain has again emerged in it. It is not decided to play on Thursday.
Teams such as: KKR: Gambhir (Captain), Bravo, Bolt, Piyush Chawla, Coolter Nile, Colin de Grandhomay, Rishi Dhawan, Sion, Shakib, Jackson, Ishank, Kuldeep, Volks, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Ankit Rajput , Sun Kumar Yadav, Robin Uthappa and Umesh Yadav
Kings XI Punjab: Glenn Maxwell (Captain), Miller, Vohra, Amla, Marsh, Arman Jaffer, Guptill, Eoin Morgan, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Arman Jaffer, Anurrant, Mohit Sharma, Cariappa, Pradeep Sahu, Swapnil, Natarajan, Matt. Henry, Varun Aaron, Akshar, Stoney’s, Gurkeerat, Tewatia, Sammy, Riddhiman Saha, Nikhil Naik, Ishant Sharma.