In IPL today’s match, Kings XI Punjab will take on newbies Gujarat Lions at Mohali. KXI Punjab would be looking to start this season with winning against new IPL team, Gujarat Lions in their IPL opener. Here is the Kings XI Punjab vs Gujarat Lions IPL Match Prediction of today’s match.
This year, KXIP team is led by South Africa batsman David Miller. Last year, the team was led by Australian George Bailey. The mentor of the team is the explosive former Indian opener Virender Sehwag.
On paper, Kings XI always looks a balanced side with power-hitters, all-rounders and good bowlers but last season, Kings XI finished at the bottom of the table.
Gujarat Lions is new to the IPL, this team also has some good all-rounders, power-hitters and bowlers. The team is led by former CSK player Suresh Raina. Their batting unit quite strong with Suresh Raina, Brendon McCullum, Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik, Dwayne Smith and Ishan Kishan (the Under-19 captain).
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Kings XI Punjab vs Gujarat Lions IPL Match Prediction
When we look at both teams, KX1P looking more balanced side but Gujarat Lions looks dangerous. It will be a close encounter between Kings XI Punjab and Gujarat Lions. Prediction for Kings XI Punjab to win.
IPL Team Prediction
Kings XI Punjab (probable): 1 M Vijay, 2 Shaun Marsh, 3 Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 4 Glenn Maxwell, 5 David Miller (capt), 6 Gurkeerat Singh, 7 Axar Patel, 8 Mitchell Johnson, 9 Sandeep Sharma, 10 Mohit Sharma, 11 Anureet Singh
Gujarat Lions (probable): 1 Brendon McCullum , 2 Aaron Finch, 3 Ishan Kishan (wk), 4 Suresh Raina (capt), 5 Dinesh Karthik, 6 Dwayne Bravo, 7 James Faulkner, 8 Ravindra Jadeja, 9 Praveen Kumar, 10 Pravin Tambe, 11 Dhawal Kulkarni
Mohali Pitch and conditions
The Mohali pitch is batsman friendly and it has long square boundaries, and fielders have to do some extra work in the outfield.
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