IPL Today Match Prediction Kings XI Punjab vs Gujarat Lions 47th Match preview 7th May Sunday 2017. Who Will Win KXIP vs GL? Get today ball by ball live score cricket match prediction tips sure shot 100%?
First, we should have to talk about the KXIP vs GL previous match scenario which was another the high scoring match in the home ground and what an amazing game that was for the KXIP. On a roll with great back-to-back wins, a great KXIP will look to go all guns flaming against down & out Gujarat Lions here on Sunday to keep their IPL playoff chances alive. After registering an awesome 10 wicket win on their home ground here a week back against DD, KXIP pulled off another win against the low team of IPL points table RCB in Bengaluru on 5th May. KXIP had bundled out DD for 67 the other night, while they defended the low total of 138 runs by dismissing the high profile RCB team for just 119 to register a 19-run win. It was the great all-rounder Axar Patel who first cracked a firey 38 off just 17 balls and then followed it up with the great bowling of 3/11, to destroy the hopes of RCB skipper Virat Kohli.
KXIP vs GL Previous match result of this IPL is:
In the competition of 8 teams, KXIP now is placed at number 5 with the five wins and 10 points by plating total 10 games yet, while Gujarat Lions (GL) have just 3 wins in 11 games with 6 points.
With Punjab win against Bangalore, they had reached the finals of the IPL 2014 edition, have improved their chances of making it to the playoffs. Hashim Amla the great African has been their highest run-scorer in this IPL season with 316 runs, which included a century against the toppers MI. Shaun Marsh, Martin Guptill, Manan Vohra, Axar Patel and Wriddhiman Saha all have chipped in from time to time but they need to be more consistent in their batting to strengthen their team position at the IPL points table.
For KXIP, the form of their skipper Glenn Maxwell has been a cause of attention. Glenn Maxwell, who can a great player and surely a single-handedly blasting player who can attack any bowling attack, but not much good so far in this season, getting less than 200 runs in the 10 games, with an unbeaten 44 runs being his highest score in this IPL season. KXIP pacer Sandeep Sharma used brilliantly so far in this season and got three-wicket haul that blew away RCB’s top order earlier to set up the win for KXIP last night and he was a man of the match. While if we talk about the Punjab’s seamers Mohit Sharma & Varon Aaron have the ability to do a good job, while spinner Axar Patel has proved himself great with 13 wickets so far in the IPL season.
Gujarat Lions (GL) on the other hand, are out of competition and they are fighting at the second last position. Having finished an awesome third in their inaugural season last year, it turned out to be a frustrating campaign for the GL in 2017.
The Gujarat are coming into the match following back-to-back losses, which also includes the heartbreaking defeat against MI in a thrilling Super Over finish at their home ground.
Another heartbreaking match of GL was against DD. in which despite posting a huge total of 208 runs, the Lions were swept away by the DD’s wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant’s who sensationally scored 97 runs off just 43 balls and opener Sanju Samson’s 61 in that match and they would still be rocking from the 7 wickets win.
Gujarat Lions have also suffered a body blow losing their best opener the Baz Brendon McCullum, who will miss the remaining matches after suffering a hamstring injury. GL skipper Suresh Raina & keeper Dinesh Karthik have done most of their scoring & with the likes of Aaron Finch, Ishan Kishan and Dwayne Smith in their batting line-up, Gujarat has the ability to tear apart even the strongest of the bowling attack. But more often than not, it is their inexperienced bowling unit which has cost the side dearly. The likes of James Faulkner, Basil Thampi, Shardul Thakur and Jadeja have failed to live up to the expectations of the GL side.
|Matches won batting first||19|
|Matches won bowling first||25|
|Average 1st Inns scores||162|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||151|
|Highest total recorded||240/5 (20 Overs) by CSK vs KXIP|
|Lowest total recorded||67/10 (17.1 Overs) by DD vs KXIP|
|Highest score chased||194/6 (20 Overs) by KXIP vs DC|
|Lowest score defended||106/6 (10 Overs) by KXIP vs RCB|
Kings XI Punjab vs Gujarat Lions Head to Head:
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Kings XI Punjab Squad
VR Aaron, Hashim Amla, Anureet Singh, Armaan Jaffer, KC Cariappa, Martin Guptill, Gurkeerat Singh, MJ Henry, SE Marsh, Glenn Maxwell (Captain), David Miller, Eoin Morgan, NS Naik, T Natarajan, AR Patel, WP Saha, P Sahu, DJG Sammy, Sandeep Sharma, I Sharma, MM Sharma, RK Singh, MP Stoinis, Swapnil Singh, R Tewatia, M Vohra
Gujarat Lions Squad
SureshRaina (Captain), AD Nath, SS Agarwal, Basil Thampi, DJ Bravo, Chirag Suri, JP Faulkner, AJ Finch, MS Gony, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, SB Jakati, Dinesh Karthik, S Kaushik, DS Kulkarni, P Kumar, Brendon McCullum, MM Patel, Pratham Singh, JJ Roy, PJ Sangwan, JN Shah, SS Shaurya, NB Singh, DR Smith, Tejas Baroka, AJ Tye.