IPL 2021: Match 45, KKR vs PBKS Match Prediction – Who Will Win Match?


IPL 2021’s postponement back in May has been a blessing in disguise for KKR. In the second leg of IPL in UAE, KKR is looking like a completely different unit. Meanwhile, PBKS have been inconsistent but are still in the race for the playoffs.

Match 45, KKR vs PBKS, is scheduled on Oct 1st at Dubai International Stadium, Dubai. Get ready to make your fantasy team based on expert betting tips for cricket for this crucial encounter.  

KKR vs PBKS, Match 45-IPL 2021 Preview

In their opening match, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore with ease by 9 wickets. After that, MI was at the receiving end of KKR’s wrath and lost the game in 15 overs. Both batting and bowling of KKR have been top-notch, resulting in thumping victories. 

On the other hand, Punjab Kings have been good in patches but not enough to make it to the top 4. Both KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are providing great starts, but the middle order has not fired, which is creating problems while chasing. Now, PBKS cannot make any more mistakes if they want to qualify for the playoffs. 

Betting tips for cricket suggest more players from KKR will be among the top fantasy picks. Match 45, KKR vs PBKS, might break it or make it for both teams.

KKR vs PBKS, Match 45-Player News 

PBKS may bring back Ravi Bishnoi in place of Adil Rashid to open up a spot for fast bowler Nathan Ellis. Although there is enough depth in batting, PBKS need to sort out their middle-order to ease pressure on the openers Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul.

Meanwhile, KKR is looking very strong and may persist with the same 11 till the end of the IPL if there are no injuries.

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KKR vs PBKS, Match 45-IPL 2021 – Players to Watch Out 

Based on betting tips for cricket, the following players can change their team’s fortunes in the upcoming Match 45, KKR vs PBK. 

KKR Players

  • Batsmen: Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi 
  • Bowlers: Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson
  • All Rounders: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine

PBKS Players

  • Batsmen: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, 
  • Bowlers: Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh

Pitch Condition 

Match 45, KKR vs PBKS, will be played in Dubai International Stadium, Dubai. The pitch has supported fast bowlers more than spinners. The chasing team has found batting much easier because of the dew factor. The temperature will be approximately 32°C on the match day, which is better than the current temperature harboring approximately 36 to 38°C.  

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KKR Possible XI Prediction

Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Dinesh Kartik, Varun Chakravarthy.

PBKS Possible XI Prediction

KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Nathan Ellis.

Finally, Match 45, KKR vs PBKS, promises to be a tug of war, according to the betting tips for cricket for fantasy leagues. KKR are brimming with confidence after beating RCB, Mumbai Indians, and Delhi Capitals, whereas PBKS is still in disbelief that they could not make 4 runs in the final over against RR. Based on the current form, KKR looks like the favorites to win, but PBKS will put up a decent fight till the end.

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