Kolkata Knight Riders would be cautious not to slip at home when they face a resurgent Kings XI Punjab in their IPL V fixture on Sunday.
Knight Riders and Kings XI started their season five campaign in a similar fashion with both the teams suffering two losses in the first two matches before tasting their first success in their respective third game.
IPL 2012/5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab, 17th Match 15th April 2012.
Match Starts at 4 PM IST, 10:30 GMT.
While Gautam Gambhir’s boys started the turnaround in Bangalore, Adam Gilchrist-led Kings XI did it at home against Pune Warriors India in their last outing.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team : B Lee, G Gambhir, BB McCullum, YK Pathan, BJ Haddin, JH Kallis, Shakib Al Hasan, R Bhatia, LR Shukla, MK Tiwary, L Balaji, PJ Sangwan, RN ten Doeschate, MS Bisla, DB Das, Iqbal Abdulla, EJG Morgan, SP Narine, JL Pattinson, I Saxena, S Ladda, J Unadkat, Shami Ahmed, Marchant de Lange, SV Samson, CS Jani,
Kings XI Punjab Team : DJ Hussey, PP Chawla, PS Kumar, RR Powar, SCJ Broad, SE Marsh, AM Nayar, RJ Harris, R Sathish, Azhar Mahmood, B Sharma, L Ablish, SJ Srivastava, AC Gilchrist, AD Mascarenhas, SD Chitnis, P Dogra, V Malik, Harmeet Singh, P Valthaty, P Awana, N Saini, Sunny Singh, BA Bhatt, Mandeep Singh, DA Miller, NJ Rimmington, AR Yadav, James Faulkner,
With both teams having found the winning mantra after the jittery start, tomorrow’s outcome would be crucial as they will look to outdo each other and avoid another hiccup.