IPL 2021: KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips and Playing 11 Updates

KKR vs PBKS Dream11 prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be up against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the 44th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.

KKR vs PBKS Dream11

The 45th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will take place between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS). Both sides will lock horns for this clash on October 1, 2021, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE. The game will kickstart from 7:30 PM (IST) onwards and will be broadcasted on Star Sports Network alongside live streaming on Disney+Hotstar in India.

The two sides have faced each other earlier as well in the tournament where the Kolkata-based franchise emerged as winners in a one-sided match. Eoin Morgan won the ‘Player of the Match’ award for his brilliant knock of 47* runs in 40 deliveries.

Talking about the head-to-head count, the Morgan-led side has won 19 matches as compared to KL Rahul’s men’s nine victories.

Let’s look at our fantasy 11 predictions for this clash and here are the top picks for KKR vs PBKS

Match Details

  • Date: October 1, 2021
  • Time: 7:30 PM (IST) onwards 
  • Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Squads

Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad

Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Karun Nair, Nitish Rana, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Tim Seifert (WK), Andre Russell, Ben Cutting, Pawan Negi, Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Harbhajan Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy, Rinku Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann

Punjab Kings Full Squad

KL Rahul (C and WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Prabhsimran Singh (WK), Nicholas Pooran (WK), Sarfaraz Khan (WK), Aiden Markram, Shahrukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Saurabh Kumar, Fabian Allen, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Utkarsh Singh, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Nathan Ellis

Head-to-Head

  • Total matches played: 28
  • KKR won: 19
  • PBKS won: 9
  • No Result: 0
  • Tie: 0

Probable Playing XIs

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI

  • Shubman Gill
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Rahul Tripathi
  • Nitish Rana
  • Eoin Morgan (C)
  • Dinesh Karthik (WK)
  • Sunil Narine
  • Tim Southee
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Prasidh Krishna/Sandeep Warrier
  • Varun Chakravarthy

Punjab Kings Playing XI

  • KL Rahul (C and WK)
  • Mayank Agarwal/Mandeep Singh
  • Chris Gayle
  • Aiden Markram
  • Nicholas Pooran
  • Deepak Hooda
  • Harpreet Brar
  • Nathan Ellis
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Ravi Bishnoi
  • Arshdeep Singh

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy captain for KKR vs PBKS:

  • KL Rahul
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Sunil Narine

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Vice-Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy vice-captain for KKR vs PBKS:

  • Rahul Tripathi
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Ravi Bishnoi

Dream11 Fantasy Team 1

KKR vs PBKS Dream11

Wicket-keeper:

  • KL Rahul (C)

Batters:

  • Aiden Markram
  • Rahul Tripathi (VC)
  • Shubhman Gill

All-rounders:

  • Sunil Narine 
  • Venkatesh Iyer

Bowlers:

  • Mohammed Shami
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Ravi Bishnoi

Dream11 Fantasy Team 2

KKR vs PBKS Dream11

Wicket-keepers:

  • Nicholas Pooran
  • KL Rahul

Batters:

  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Chris Gayle
  • Rahul Tripathi
  • Nitish Rana

All-rounders:

  • Venkatesh Iyer (C)
  • Sunil Narine 

Bowlers:

  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Mohammed Shami (VC)
  • Varun Chakravarthy

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