RPS vs KKR Match Prediction, IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the 30th match of the IPL 2017 at the MCA Stadium, Pune. These two sides are coming from the win in their last game and would love to continue their winning run. There was a time when Pune was struggling to win the matches but now it seems like they have found the right combination as they are on a three-match winning strike. They would love to make it four in the row. Pune side is currently placed at no 4th positions in the points table with 8 points from the 7 games that they have played so far.
On the other hand, KKR has been in good form in this season. They are coming from the fantastic win against RCB. In the last match, they restricted RCB for just 49 runs. They are currently at the second position in the points table and a win in this match would take them to the top of the points table.
Pune side is in good form. They have found the right combination for the match. In this match also they would mostly start with the same lineup. In the batting department, Rahane will have the responsibility of giving the side a quick start. Smith will also have the responsibility of playing a good knock if they have to beat the team like KKR.
The other batsman of the RPS like Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni, Manoj Tiwari will have to bat really well as they will be up against a side who has one of the best bowling attacks in the IPL. In the bowling department, they have proved in last few matches that they could perform really well. In this match also Imran Tahir and Ben Stokes will have the responsibility of bowling well and not allowing the KKR batsman to score freely.
On the other hand, KKR has already proven how dangerous that they could be in the last match. They restricted one of the best batting lineups in the IPl for just 49 runs. That win would have given them a huge boost for further matches in the IPL. In this match also the bowling department will play the crucial role in restricting the Pune side.
They have Woakes, Umesh Yadav, Coulter-Nile and Colin who looks very dangerous. In the spin department, they have Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav. The batting also looks strong with Gambhir and Narine opening the inning. The other batsman like Pathan, Pandey being in good form.
RPS vs KKR Match Prediction, IPL 2017:
Considering the quality performance KKR showed so far in the tournament, it seems like Kolkata Knight Riders would win this match.
Rising Pune Supergiant Predicted XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Ben Stokes, Manoj Tiwary, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Jaydev Unadkat
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted XI: Sunil Narine, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Woakes, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav