Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Friday. This match is very important for both the teams. While KKR have made a spectacular comeback in the second leg of the tournament, it is a do or die match for Punjab. KKR team has won 5 out of 11 matches. With 10 points, he is currently at the fourth position in the points table.
At the same time, Punjab has 8 points from 11 matches with four wins. He is sixth. Rajasthan Royals also have 8 points, but due to better run rate, Punjab are one notch above Rajasthan. It is to be mentioned that 28 matches have been played so far between KKR and Punjab, with heavy consistency in Kolkata. Kolkata has won 19 matches out of 28. At the same time, Punjab has won only 9 matches. Last time this season both the teams met at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
That match was won by Kolkata. With the win against Punjab, their four-match losing streak was broken. The result of the last five matches has also not been in favor of Punjab Kings. Kolkata have won four out of the last five matches. Both the teams have met twice in the last season played in UAE and both the teams have won 1-1.