Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali will host the 47th Match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 which will be played between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Gujarat Lions (GL) on 7th May. Wicket have seen both low scoring game and high scoring in two matches played this season of IPL. Toss winning captain is more likely to chase.
Kings XI Punjab is 5th in the points table with 10 points in 10 matches played. Kings XI Punjab has chance to qualify for the play-offs as, they have to play remaining four matches and three matches against the top 3 in the points table. KXIP had won last two games with a large margin and is in great momentum. KXIP has not changed their team for last 2 matches and will also keep the same for this match.
Gujarat Lions who is 7th in the points table with 6 points in 11 matches and is out of the IPL 2017 after Royal Challengers Bangalore. They had nothing to lose in this match and will play with no pressure on them. But they will miss three of their overseas player Brendom McCullum, Andrew Tye and Jason Roy. Brendom McCullum and Andrew are ruled out due to injuries while Jason Roy has left the team for fewer opportunities to play match.
Head to Head: KXIP vs GL
KXIP and GL met thrice in IPL and KXIP had 2 wins and GL had 1 win. Last time when they met in IPL 2017 Punjab won by 26 runs
|11th April, 2016||Gujarat Lions||5 Wickets||Mohali|
|1st May, 2016||Kings XI Punjab||23 Runs||Rajkot|
|23rd April, 2017||Kings XI Punjab||26 Runs||Rajkot|
Match Details: IPL 2017 Match 47: KXIP vs GL
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Date: 7th May, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Gujarat Lions won the toss and elected to bowl first
Result: Gujarat Lions Won by 6 Wickets
Man of the Match: Dwayne Smith
Playing XI for KXIP: Hashim Amla, Martin Guptill, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell(c), Wriddhiman Saha(w), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Varun Aaron, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan
Playing XI for GL: Dwayne Smith, Ishan Kishan, Suresh Raina(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Aaron Finch, Ravindra Jadeja, James Faulkner, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pradeep Sangwan, Basil Thampi, Ankit Soni