KOLKATA: Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad while Delhi Daredevils face Kings XI Punjab in Saturday’s Indian Premier League fixtures.
The Kolkata – Hyderabad game will be played at Kolkata at 03.30 pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST).
Knight Riders have emerged victorious in six out of their previous nine matches between the two sides. The hosts have won all of their four games against the visitors at home.
Sunrisers are likely to keep Mustafizur Rahman and Rashid Khan in the XI for today’s game while Moises Henriques may miss out.
Kolkata Knight Riders may bring in Shakib Al Hasan or Rovman Powell for today’s match.
Kolkata Knight Riders (squad): G Gambhir, TA Boult, DM Bravo, PP Chawla, NM Coulter-Nile, C de Grandhomme, R Dhawan, SS Ghosh, SP Jackson, IR Jaggi, Kuldeep Yadav, CA Lynn, SP Narine, MK Pandey, YK Pathan, R Powell, AS Rajpoot, R Sanjay Yadav, Shakib Al Hasan, RV Uthappa, CR Woakes, SA Yadav and UT Yadav.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (squad): DA Warner, TD Agarwal, RK Bhui, Bipul Sharma, BCJ Cutting, S Dhawan, ER Dwivedi, MC Henriques, DJ Hooda, CJ Jordan, S Kaul, B Kumar, B Laughlin, A Mithun, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammed Siraj, Mustafizur Rahman, A Nehra, NV Ojha, Rashid Khan, V Shankar, BB Sran, PV Tambe, KS Williamson and Yuvraj Singh.
The Delhi – Punjab match will be played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium and the game will start at 08.00 pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST).
Kings XI Punjab have clinched victories in 10 out of their 18 matches against the host so far.
Kings XI Punjab may bring in Ishant Sharma as he is familiar with the conditions in Delhi.
Delhi Daredevils (squad): Z Khan*, AR Bawne, KK Ahmed, CJ Anderson, M Ashwin, SW Billings, CR Brathwaite, PJ Cummins, Q de Kock, BW Hilfenhaus, SS Iyer, AD Mathews, CV Milind, A Mishra, Mohammed Shami, CH Morris, S Nadeem, KK Nair, RR Pant, Pratyush Singh, K Rabada, NA Saini, SV Samson, Shashank Singh, AP Tare and J Yadav.
Kings XI Punjab (squad): VR Aaron, HM Amla, Anureet Singh, Armaan Jaffer, KC Cariappa, MJ Guptill, Gurkeerat Singh, MJ Henry, SE Marsh, GJ Maxwell, DA Miller, EJG Morgan, NS Naik, T Natarajan, AR Patel, WP Saha, P Sahu, DJG Sammy, Sandeep Sharma, I Sharma, MM Sharma, RK Singh, MP Stoinis, Swapnil Singh, R Tewatia and M Vohra.