Unfortunately, Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings few overseas players will miss the opportunity to play in the eighth match of the league.The Eighth Match of the league will take place between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings. The match will commence on April 1 in the evening at Wankhede Stadium. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) indexed one win among the two matches KKR played. As for Punjab Kings (PBKS), they scored a victory in their initial match.
Kolkata Knight Riders And Punjab Kings League Statistics
The league has engaged in high-scoring occurrences so far. However, fans expect both the teams i.e. Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Kings to score effective scores. Unfortunately, Kolkata Knight Riders lost their prior match, which was held against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Royal Challengers registered victory under their name by 3 wickets. The Kolkata Knight Riders made 128 runs by losing all wickets in 18.5 overs. Royal Challengers made 132 runs in 19.2 overs and registered the victory.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings had a match On March 27 against Royal Challengers. Punjab Kings won the match by 5 wickets with one over to spare. For Punjab Kings, this match will be the second match in the league for them. Under the guidance of Mayank, the team accomplished the target of 209 runs.
Kolkata Knight Riders Overseas Player Who Will Miss Out On The Match
Australian Cricketers, Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch will miss out on the league match. Both key players belong to Kolkata Knight Riders for this league. However, Pat Cummins joined the squad at Knight Riders practice camp. Further, he undergoes the quarantine period i.e. three-days seclusion. Though, remains unsure if Pat Cummins will get a confirmation for playing in the Kolkata Knight Riders’ next match. However, Aaron Finch leads his visitors against Men in Green. The franchise confirmed that Finch will not be available for the next 5 fixtures.
Remaining Players of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, Pat Cummins, Abhijeet Tomar, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammed Nabi, Aman Khan, Umesh Yadav, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Chamika Karunaratne, Baba Indrajith, Ashok Sharma, Pratham Singh.
Punjab Kings (PBKS) Overseas Player Who Will Miss Out On The Match
Punjab Kings (PBKS) will proceed without the services of Jonny Bairstow and Nathan Ellis. Jonny Bairstow entered the region of India. However, he undergoes a quarantine period. He will be available for their next league match. As for Nathan Ellis, the Aussie pacer is in Pakistan and will join his squad for selection from the 2nd week only.
Remaining Players of Punjab Kings (PBKS): Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Shahrukh Khan, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odeon Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell.
Let’s watch How Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will perform against Punjab Kings (PBKS). Further, let’s see if the overseas players will become part of the next league matches of both teams.