24th Match of IPL 2020 Between KKR and KXIP

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab

24th Match:

The match between KKR and KXIP is the Twenty fourth meeting of the IPL 2020, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 10th 2020.

KKR vs KXIP History:

IPL 2020

 

The teams competed against each other 25 times, till date. Out of them, KKR won 17 times and lost 8 times. The remaining one was abandoned without a ball.

The teams competed 11 times at the home ground of KKR. The home team won 8 times and lost thrice.

The teams faced each other 7 times at the home ground of KXIP. The host won thrice. On the other hand, visitors won four times.

The teams met 7 times at the neutral venue. KKR won 5 times and KXIP won twice, only.

Victory brings points:

 

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In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

If KKR will win the match, the team will jump to third position with 8 points. In case of defeat, the team will either stay on the same position or go down to fifth, depending upon the net run rate (NRR) with 6 points.

If KXIP will win the match, then the team will go to either sixth or seventh position depending upon NRR. In case of losing, the team may stay in the same (bottom) position with 2 points.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 32 – 35 Celsius. The wind would be between 22 to 24 km/h throughout the match. The temperature would decrease as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first 8 times in 15 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the team won five times, though one of them was tie, but the team with batting first managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost thrice.On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times out of 15 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won thrice, and lost four times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 8 times and lost 7 times, as well.

The first batting team won the matches 9 times including one tie, in which the first batting team won by boundary counts. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 6 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 26.07 and 21.19 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020 Matches):

Teams don’t have any preference. The team chose to bat first after winning the toss 4 times out of 8 matches, and the teams won twice and lost twice. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 4 times out of 8 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won just once, while lost thrice. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just thrice and lost 5 times. Another toss win lose match ground for IPL 2020.

The first batting team won the matches 5 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won thrice.

The lowest successful defended total was 162 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 142, and the highest total was 195 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 136 runs, whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 29.70 and 24.45 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other just once at the venue. KXIP won the game.

Teams’ History at Venue:

KKR got six chances to play the match at the venue, in which the team won thrice and lost the thrice, though one of them was resulted in a tie, but the team lost the game in boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied). KXIP had three opportunities to play at the venue, and the team won twice and lost once. Though, both victories for the team were in the 2014 season.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Kolkata Knight Riders:

The team would go with the winning combination.

Kolkata Knight Riders Eleven: S.Narine, S. Gill, N. Rana, D. Karthik, E. Morgan, A. Russell, R. Tripathi, S. Mavi, K. Nagarkoti, P. Cummins, V. Chakravarthy

Kings XI Punjab:

The team would go with a couple of changes.

Kings XI Punjab Eleven: KL. Rahul, M. Agarwal, P. Singh, C. Gayle / G. Maxwell, N. Pooran, M. Singh, K. Gowtham / A. Singh, M. Shami, R. Bishnoi, S. Cottrell, M. ur Rahman / J. Neesham