IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab vs SunRisers Hyderabad - KXIP Predicted XI
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IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab vs SunRisers Hyderabad – KXIP Predicted XI

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Kings XI Punjab. Image Credit: IPL.

After winning back to back three matches, Kings XI Punjab will lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.

This is a must-win match for Kings XI Punjab to keep their hopes alive to qualify for playoffs. Currently, they are standing at the number sixth position in the points table. They will look to grab two points to move above in the table.

Here, let’s take a look at KXIP predicted XI against SRH:

KL Rahul (c&wk):

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KL Rahul (Image Credit: IPL)

After the inclusion of Chris Gayle, KL Rahul has played freely, and as a result, the team’s result has also improved. He is, currently, the orange cap holder, scoring 540 runs in ten matches at the strike rate of 135.67. He will look to give another match-winning performance against SRH.

Mayank Agarwal:

Mayank Agarwal
Mayank Agarwal. Image Credit: IPL.

The second-highest scorer for Kings XI Punjab, Mayank Agarwal, had lost his wicket against Delhi Capitals in a bizarre run-out. He had a miss communication with Nicholas Pooran at the non-striker end and was out after scoring five runs. The right-hand batsman will look to play a big knock against SunRisers Hyderabad.

Chris Gayle:

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Chris Gayle (Image Credit: IPL)

The return of Universe Boss has brought luck for Kings XI Punjab. The franchise has won all the last three matches he has featured. His inclusion has also given KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal to play with the freedom which they were not doing because they had no one to fall on in middle-order.

Nicholas Pooran:

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Nicholas Pooran (Image Credit: IPL)

After the openers, Nicholas Pooran has massively scored runs for Kings XI Punjab. He is the game-changer as well the match-winner for them with the bat. He has amassed 295 runs in ten matches at the strike rate of 183.22.

Glenn Maxwell:

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Although Glenn Maxwell has having a forgetful season with the bat, his part-time bowling has helped Kings XI Punjab. He has picked up two wickets at the economy rate of 7.78. The franchise will want him to deliver with his bat; otherwise, they might have to struggle against SRH’s bowler.

Deepak Hooda:

Deepak Hooda
Deepak Hooda. Image Credit: IPL.

Kings XI Punjab was late to identify the talent of Deepak Hooda. In the last two matches, he has finished off the business for them with the bat. Apart from batting, he is also an effective bowler. The captain KL Rahul might use him as a bowling option against SRH.

Jimmy Neesham:

Jimmy Neesham,
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Jimmy Neesham was including in the last match against DC after missing the action for a couple of matches. He was dropped, earlier, because he proved expensive with the ball and also could not do much with the bat. Kings XI Punjab will retain the New Zealander in the playing XI against SRH.

Murugan Ashwin:

Murugan Ashwin
Murugan Ashwin. Image Credit: IPL.

Murugan Ashwin, the leg-spinner, has notched up prized wickets. Against DC, he scalped the wicket of captain Shreyas Iyer. Overall, he has snared seven wickets in five matches at the economy rate of 7.80.

Mohammed Shami:

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Mohammed Shami (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

The leading wicket-taker, Mohammed Shami, is the game-changer for Kings XI Punjab. He has scalped 16 wickets in ten matches. His four overs will play a decisive role for the franchise against SRH.

Ravi Bishnoi:

Ravi Bishnoi
Ravi Bishnoi. Image Credit: Twitter.

The 19-year-old spinner, Ravi Bishnoi, is also playing a crucial role for KXIP this season. His hunger to dominate in the field has reaped results for him. In 10 matches, he has picked up nine wickets. Against SRH, his googly will be the lethal weapon to beat them.

Arshdeep Singh:

Arshdeep Singh
Arshdeep Singh. Photo: BCCI

The young pacer Arshdeep Singh has notched up six wickets in five matches at the economy rate of 8.93. He has continued to impress with his control, variations while holding his nerves in pressure situations. The 20-year-old will look to give early breakthrough against SRH.

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