PBKS vs KKR, Dream 11 prediction, Preview, Predicted XIs, Injury Updates, Pitch and Weather report – IPL 2021, Match 21, Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Match preview- PBKS vs KKR

PBKS vs KKR Dream 11 Prediction IPL 2021: The 21st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.


This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST on 26.04.2021. The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Bengali. The game will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar.


Kolkata Knight Riders were one of the pre-season favourites for IPL 2021 but they have proved everyone wrong with disastrous performances. Their famed batting lineup has been struggling for consistency since IPL 2020 and nothing seems to be going their way. A win could change their fortunes and make them a ruthless unit again.


Punjab Kings have won two out of the five games they have played and recently notched up a vital victory against the defending champions. KL Rahul’s strike rate has been often called into question but the way Punjab collapses if he fails justifies his batting approach.

PBKS vs KKR Weather Report for Match 21:

Extremely humid conditions are expected with temperature set to hit 43 degree Celsius on Monday.

Pitch Conditions/Report:

Ahmedabad track favours the spinners and even the fast bowlers resorted to bowling cutters in the recently concluded T-20 series between India and England.


Average first innings score:

139 is the average T-20 first innings score in Motera after renovation.

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 9 , Lost – 7, Tied – 1

Injury and Availability News:

No injury worries for both the teams as they have a full strength squad.


PBKS vs KKR, Dream 11 Prediction Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Punjab Kings:

Playing XI:

K.L Rahul(c), Mayank Agrawal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh


Kolkata Knight Riders:

Playing XI:

Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti.


PBKS vs KKR Top Picks for Dream 11 Prediction in 21st Match

Chris Gayle showed that he is much more than just muscle power as he smartly guided his team to victory in a low scoring match against MI. He will enjoy playing against KKR’s inexperienced bowling attack.

Ravi Bishnoi showed his value against MI after strangely being benched for four games despite good performances last season.

Andre Russell is KKR’s best player by a country mile as he can change the game with both bat and ball.


Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Fantasy Captain Options – Andre Russell, Chris Gayle

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for PBKS vs KKR Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket:

Keepers KL Rahul

Batters – Chris Gayle (vc), Nitish Rana, Shah Rukh Khan


All-Rounders – Sunil Narine, Andre Russell (c), Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen

Bowlers – Mohammad Shami, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy

PBKS vs KKR Dream 11 Prediction Fantasy Tips:

Deepak Hooda is a smart pick since he has been in fantastic form and can play a game-changing innings.


PBKS vs KKR Dream 11 Prediction – Who will win?

KKR might finally break free from their losing streak as the track is expected to favour the likes of Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine.

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