Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

The eighth clash in the Indian Premier League will bring Kolkata Knight Riders up against Punjab Kings on Friday (April 1). After putting up a close fight in a nail-biting contest against Royal Challengers, Shreyas Iyer-led side will be hoping to get back to winning ways when they face Mayank Agarwal & Co. On the other hand, Punjab Kings will be high on confidence after registering a comprehensive win against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their first face-off in the tournament on March 27.

Despite losing the game against RCB, KKR will be self-assured of their performance as the likes of Shreyas Iyer, Umesh Yadav, Ajinkya Rahane, and others show a lot of resilience games. Also, Narine and Varun Chakravarthy were impressive in both the games, and the team's performance will lot depend on both the spinners. Young prodigy Venkatesh Iyer bowled a perfect second last over against RCB, which would be a good sign for the skipper. Meanwhile, Punjab Kings' delivered a team performance to chase down 208-5 in 19 overs.

Skipper Mayank Agarwal (32 off 24), and Shikhar Dhawan (43 off 22) provided a solid start, while Bhanuka Rajapaksa (43 off 22) with Liam Livingstone (19 off 10), Shahrukh Khan (24 off 20) and Odean Smith (25 off 8) strengthened the middle-order. Bowling was a bit of concern for Kings, and they need to buckle up if they want to succeed in upcoming matches.

Let's look at specific details of when and where to watch the match between KKR and Punjab Kings.

When will the match between KKR vs PBKS be played?

The match between both will take place on April 1, 2022.

Where will the match take place?

The match will take place at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Where can one watch the match?

Star Sports will live telecast the IPL 2022 KKR vs PBKS match. Star Sports 1/1HD/1 Hindi/1HD Hindi will be a different channel where one can watch the broadcast.

Where can one live stream the match?

Disney+Hotstar will live stream the matches on its app & website.

Where to tune in for Latest Updates?

One can visit www.sportstiger.com for live score updates. He/She can also download the SportsTiger app available on the Google Play Store and App Store.


Kolkata Knight Riders:

In the last playing XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy

Bench: Shivam Mavi, Mohammad Nabi, Chamika Karunaratne, Baba Indrajith, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Pratham Singh, Abhijeet Tomar, Rasikh Salam, Aman Hakim Khan, Ashok Sharma, Ramesh Kumar

Punjab Kings:

In the last playing XI: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Raj Bawa, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Sandeep Sharma, Rahul Chahar

Bench: Prabhsimran Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Benny Howell, Ishan Porel, Nathan Ellis, Baltej Singh, Writtick Chatterjee, Jitesh Sharma, Prerak Mankad, Atharva Taide, Vaibhav Arora, Ansh Patel