Kings XI Punjab open their IPL 10 campaign against Rising Pune Supergiant this evening at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. KXIP haven’t won a IPL trophy and didn’t do well last season either. But a lot has changed over time and expect Punjab kings XI to perform well. On the other hand RPS have won their first match and are boosted with confidence. Watch KXIP vs RPS Live Stream, check starting lineups and match predictions here.
KXIP appointed Glenn Maxwell as their captain who will surely bring more attacking mindset into Punjab side. It’ll be interesting to see how he manages team during this season. Not much time left for the kick-off so here are the crucial details about the KXIP vs RPS match.
Match 4, IPL 10: Kings XI Punjab vs Rising Pune Supergiant
Venue: Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
Time: 4PM IST
WI’s all-rounder Darren Sammy won’t be available for KXIP for this match due to an injury. Hasim Amla is expected to start and with fellow countryman David miller. Mohit and Sandeep Sharma alongside Spinner Axar patel will the bowling department.
RPS on the other hand are expected to make some changes to their bowling lineup. Ashok dinda who got hammered in first match might be replaced possibly with another domestic bowler Jaydev Unadkat. Here are the expected lineups for both teams.
Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Hashim Amla, Manan Vohra, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Glenn Maxwell(c), David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Swapnil Singh, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan
Rising Pune Supergiant (Playing XI): Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni(w), Manoj Tiwary, Daniel Christian, Rajat Bhatia, Rahul Chahar, Imran Tahir, Ashok Dinda
KXIP vs RPS Prediction: Tough to predict this one as KXIP are playing their first match at home with RPS getting a confidence boost from their first win. It will be another high scoring encounter and toss will play an important part. We expect KXIP to win this match by small margin.
Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and have opted to field
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