GL vs KKR Prediction Tips IPL Match Preview Today Pitch Report who will win on Thursday 19th May 2016. Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders toss prediction, where to watch live match on Sony Six.
The 51st 20 overs match of IPL 2016 has been schedule to play between Gujarat vs Kolkata on Thursday. This match will live broadcast on Sony Six, Geo Super and Sky Sports as match starts at 20:00 local (14:30 GMT | 19:30 PKT), live from Green Park, Kanpur.
Gujarat vs Kolkata IPL Match Preview
After beating by 144 runs by Royal Challengers Bangalore in their last game, the Lions will know that wins in their last two games will ensure qualification, but a top-two finish will depend on other teams’ results due to their dismal run rate of -0.747.
Suresh Raina is back after missing the last game due to the birth of his child, while the top order must fire after starting so well in the tournament. Aaron Finch batting at number five makes no sense, considering the form he is in. The team management might decide on dropping Dwayne Smith and bringing in James Faulkner.
GL vs KKR Prediction Tips
Kolkata Knight Riders will win the toss choose to bawl first and win the match. Kolkata also coming into this game on the back of a loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore. They have similar points as Gujarat with 14 but their net run rate is higher. A win for the Kolkata outfit will see them qualify but skipper Gautam Gambhir will want to ensure that his team win both their remaining encounters.
Gujarat Lions Possible XI: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Dinesh Kathik, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pravin Tambe, Shivil Kaushik
Kolkata Knight Riders Possible XI: Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir (c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Ankit Rajpoot, Morne Morkel