Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab @ Eden Gardens, Kolkata
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Kolkata Knight Riders would take on Kings XI Punjab the 34th IPL match of the Indian Premier League tournament. The match will be hosted at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Schedule time for IPL match is 20:00 Local Time (14:30 GMT).
The scheduled match between KKR vs KXP would be Day Night match to be played in Kolkata.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Owner Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd
Coach Trevor Bayliss
Captain Gautam Gambhir
Venue Eden Gardens
IPL Best 2012 Winner
Brad Haddin|Brendon McCullum|Brett Lee|Debabrata Das|Eoin Morgan|Gautam Gambhir|Iqbal Abdulla|Jacques Kallis|James Pattinson|Lakshmipathy Balaji|Laxmi Ratan Shukla|Manoj Tiwary|Manvinder Bisla|Mohammad Shami|Pradeep Sangwan|Rajat Bhatia|Ryan McLaren|Ryan ten Doeschate|Sachithra Senanayake|Sarabjit Singh Ladda|Shakib Al Hasan
Sunil Narine|Yusuf Pathan
Kings XI Punjab
Owner KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited
Coach Adam Gilchrist
Captain Adam Gilchrist
Venue Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
IPL Best 2008 Semi-finalist
Adam Gilchrist | Aniket Choudhary | Azhar Mahmood | Bhargav Bhatt | Bipul Sharma | David Hussey | David Miller | Dimitri Mascarenhas | Gurkeerat Mann Singh | Harmeet Singh Bansal | Luke Pomersbach | Manan Vohra | Mandeep Singh | Manpreet Gony | Nitin Saini | Parvinder Awana | Paul Valthaty | Piyush Chawla | Praveen Kumar | R Sathish | Ryan Harris | Sandeep Sharma | Shaun Marsh | Siddharth Chitnis | Sunny Singh
Last Encounter :
Saturday 30th April 2011, Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets
The Indian Premier League is a professional league for Twenty20 cricket championship. The Premier League is considered to be the world's showcase for Twenty20 cricket, a shorter format of cricket consisting only 20 over’s. Top Indian and international players take part in IPL, contributing to what is the world's ‘richest cricket tournament’. The inaugural season of the tournament started on 18 April 2008 and lasted for 43 days with 59 matches scheduled. The final was played in DY Patil Stadium, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. In the nail biting final the Rajasthan Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings in a thriller and emerged as the inaugural IPL champions.
The 6th edition of the IPL is scheduled opened in February 2013 with the auction for players. 108 players were on offer but only 37 players were sold for US$ 11.87 million. The only player to be the million dollar cricketer was the Australian all rounder Glenn Maxwell. Deccan Chargers were ousted from the league almost five-months ago and in place of the Chargers a new team the Sunrisers will play from the 2013. The tournament will run from 3 April to 26 May 2013 with Kolkata and Chennai hosting the playoffs. Kolkata's Eden Gardens will host the first match as well as the final as they were the champions of the 2012 season.