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KKR vs PBKS Predictions 2022

KKR vs KXIP Predictions

Kolkata Knight Riders will face the Punjab Kings (previously known as Kings XI Punjab or KXIP) for the 8th match of the IPL 15th edition. KKR is said to be having a slight edge over PBKS this season.

Betting Tips: KKR have retained their key players from the last edition who brought them to the IPL Final. On the other hand, PBKS have totally revamped the team, with just two players from last season’s line-up.
Betting Odds: KKR to win @ 2.15 @ Betway

PBKS has strong opening pair in Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow. We also should not discount the fact that the skipper Mayank Agarwal is coming in at no. 3. The team has proven its worth in the season opener match against RCB which PBKS won by 5 wickets.

Despite finishing 4th in last season's standings, KKR managed to enter the Indian Premier League Final in 2021. For that reason alone, KKR has established itself as one contender to look out for in this 15th edition. One catch about KKR is: their core players like Andre Russel, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer and Sunil Narine are back for the team.

KKR vs PBKS Predictions 2022 - Their History 

The two teams have faced each other 29 times. 19 of them were won by Kolkata, whereas the Punjab have only secured 10 wins. Nevertheless, those stats will not define this year’s matchup as PBKS are getting a new line-up ahead of the 2022 season.

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✅ Venkatesh Iyer has scored 24 runs at an average of 12.00 in his career

✅ Nitish Rana has scored 7 runs in his first innings

✅ Sunil Narine has picked up 21 wickets in his career

PBKS vs KKR Match Information

Venue:

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Date:

April 1, 2022

Time:

19:30 IST

Broadcast/Live streaming:

Yes

Betting Tips:

KKR has a greater probability of winning

Odds: 2.15 (KKR) and 1.70 (PBKS)
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PBKS vs KKR Predictions

The KKR vs PBKS predictions can be quite tough without the right knowledge, as both outfits possess a formidable squad. The analysis has to be made on the basis of transfer decisions, current form, past head-to-head matches, and a good record by certain players against one of these outfits.

KKR vs PBKS Betting Strategies

One can bring in multiple KKR vs KXIP betting strategies. One of the best techniques adopted by the KKR vs KXIP predictions on such sites will be to assess the form of each team. This can go quite deep into the form of each player. The pitch condition can also be assessed, as teams tend to break new records when bowling and batting first. The condition of the wickets and balls will play a crucial role in setting the score.

Who will Win

Kolkata Knight Riders have been a successful team in the competition, while PBKS are trying out a new formula. The matchups between these two outfits have been frequent with more than 25 meetings. The success of Kolkata Knight Riders in the initial few years of the IPL is a significant factor in this market. The key factors would end up being momentum and current form.

Top Batsman

The KKR vs PBKS predictions for the top batsman market has a stack full of contenders like Shreyas Iyer and Mayank Agarwal. The process of identifying the best player for the segment can be done by looking at the strike rate, the number of sixes, average runs per innings, and more. The batsman’s record of getting runs against a particular opposition also plays a crucial role.

Top Bowler

Just like in the case of the top batsman market, one can pick up the top bowler in the ranks of Kolkata Knight Riders or Punjab Kings by looking at numbers like the number of overs bowled, average economy, strike rate, total wickets, and more. The bowlers tend to have a favourite batsman that they would like to bowl and take maximum wickets. For bowlers, the pitch conditions would also have a huge influence and playing in India would be preferred by many new entrants.

Player Betting

The KKR vs PBKS predictions for this market would tend to focus on all-rounders like Sunil Narine and Nitish Rana. Apart from picking up the runs for the team in the batting innings, these players will also be able to get the wickets necessary to win the cricket match. The player of the match can also be a player who manages to score a lot of runs or takes plenty of wickets. This makes it imperative to go with a player who has been showing top form of late.

Partnership Betting

The KKR vs PBKS predictions for the opening partnership will tend to look at top batsmen like Mayank Agarwal or all-rounders like Sunil Narine and Nitish Rana. The quality shown by these players to create great partnerships in meaningful moments of the match can make a huge difference to the innings and the ability to beat any opposition. The partnership market has to be chosen based on the performance of players against a specific bowling attack.

PBKS vs KKR Head to Head

The KKR vs PBKS head-to-head record is quite impressive with more than 25 meetings between the two franchises. Kolkata Knight Riders have enjoyed a vast superiority in this fixture after grabbing 19 wins whereas PBKS are struggling with 10. None of the matches between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings has concluded as a draw.

Live Streaming KKR vs PBKS

The option to watch live streaming KKR vs PBKS matches can be a huge boon for fans in India. They will be able to watch these games – even if they happen to be in India or abroad – at the IST times that are the most convenient.

General Info about Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings

Where do the home matches of Kolkata Knight Riders take place?

The home matches of Kolkata Knight Riders take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Where do the home matches of KXIP take place?

The home games of KXIP are conducted at the PCA Stadium in Mohali.

Who are the owners of Kolkata Knight Riders?

The owners of Kolkata Knight Riders are Red Chillies Entertainment and Mehta Group.

Who are the owners of KXIP?

KXIP is owned by Dabur, Wadia Group, PZNZ Media, and Apeejay Surrendra Group.


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Akshay Malhotra

28 year old former professional cricketer at youth levels with a burning passion for sports. Experienced football writer with over 8 years of experience.