Kolkata Knight Riders shall be locking horns against Rising Pune Supergiant in Eden Garden at Kolkata later on Wednesday. The match is scheduled to commence at 8pm.
Kolkata Knight Riders have won all three games against Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL encounters between the two sides. KKR had a massive 8-wicket victory over RPS in the match played out at the Maharashtra Cricket Stadium, Pune earlier in the season.Skipper Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa's batting heroics were instrumental in KKR's victory.
News Nation Sports desk does a pre-match live analysis via Facebook every day covering the team previews, tournament form guide and discussing the possible outcome of the match.
Watch Video: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rising Pune Supergiant
Total Played: 3, Kolkata Knight Riders - 3, Rising Pune Supergiant - 0
IPL 2017 | KKR vs RPS, Match Preview: Kolkata Knight Riders look to halt Rising Pune Supergiants resurgence at Eden Gardens
Likely playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders: 1 Sunil Narine, 2 Gautam Gambhir (capt), 3 Robin Uthappa (wk), 4 Manish Pandey, 5 Yusuf Pathan, 6 Sheldon Jackson, 7 Shakib Al Hasan, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 Nathan Coulter-Nile, 10 Umesh Yadav, 11 Kuldeep Yadav
Rising Pune Supergiant: 1 Ajinkya Rahane, 2 Rahul Tripathi, 3 Steven Smith (capt), 4 MS Dhoni (wk), 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Manoj Tiwary, 7 Daniel Christian, 8 Washington Sundar, 9 Jaydev Unadkat, 10 Shardul Thakur, 11 Imran Tahir