Match 46 - Punjab and Kolkata are in the race to playoffs.
KXIP are placed 5th on the points table having won five games from 11 outings, while KKR are a notch better, occupying the 4th spot with 12 points.
KKR at this venue: Played 3, Won 1, Lost 2
KXIP at this venue: Played 4, Won 3, Lost 1
KXIP Predicted Playing XI:
KL Rahul (C/WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan/James Neesham, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami and Arshdeep Singh
KKR Predicted Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan ©, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
A must win for both teams! A win for Punjab will elevate them to the top 4, while a victory for KKR will take them to 14 points, the same as the top 3 teams in the contest, strengthening their playoff chances.