IPL10 2017 enters in its fourth day tournament and it has already seen a couple of exciting encounters on the previous days of the tournament. And now its getting doubled exicitement because of double header tournament. The first match of fourth day is between Rising Pune Supergiants Vs Kings XI Punjab. Pune have started their season pretty well and would be looking to capitalise on this start to rub off all that happened in last season while Kings XI Punjab would be looking forward to give a fresh and more importantly a positive start to their campaign. Rising Pune Supergiants would have gained a lot of confidence from their win in the last clash against Mumbai Indians. Whereas Kings XI Punjab is trying their best to win the cup of this year.
Here are 7 sneak preview of IPL10, RPS Vs KXIP
#1 IPL’s fourth day tournament of this year is between Kings XI Punjab Vs Rising Pune Supergiant. KXIP (Kings XI Punjab) have come mighty close to holding the cup twice in the first season and the eighth season of the IPL. On the other side we have Rising Pune Supergiant who thumped Mumbai Indians in their tournament’s first clash by 7 wickets.
#2 This fourth day tournament of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 between KXIP vs RPS is taking place, today 4pm at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore.
#3 RPS likely XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Steven Smith (c), Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni (wk), Manoj Tiwary, Rajat Bhatia, Jaydev Unadkat,Adam Zampa, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir.
#4 Rising Pune Supergiants:Pune put last season’s woes behind them as they defeated Mumbai Indians in their first match of the season. The area of concern for them was Ashok Dinda who conceded 57 runs in his four overs.
#5 KXIP likely XI: Hashim Amla, Manan Vohra, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Gurkeerat Singh, darren sammy, Wriddhiman Saha, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan.
#6 Kings XI Punjab: They once again head into IPL10 season with a new captain. After Murali Vijay pulled out of the tournament due to an injury, the responsibility fell on the shoulders of Glenn Maxwell, the explosive all-rounder from Australia, who has a great reputation in white-ball cricket.
#7 Rising Pune supergiants is ready for their second match of this season and will face of with KXIP. While Kings XI Punjab would be seeking their fresh start against upbeat Pune.
Rising Pune Supergiants
Steve Smith (C), Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Dan Christian, MS Dhoni (w), Ashok Dinda, Faf du Plessis, Lockie Ferguson, Imran Tahir, Jaskaran Singh, Usman Khawaja, Ajinkya Rahane, Saurabh Kumar, Ben Stokes, Milind Tandon, Manoj Tiwary, Adam Zampa, Jaydev Unadkat, Ishwar Pandey, Rahul Tripathi, Shardul Thakur.
Kings XI Punjab
David Miller, Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, Glenn Maxwell(c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shaun Marsh, Wriddhiman Saha, Nikhil Naik, Mohit Sharma, Marcus Stoinis, KC Cariappa, Armaan Jaffer, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Hashim Amla, Varun Aaron, Eoin Morgan, Matt Henry, Rahul Tewatia, Martin Guptill, Darren Sammy, Rinku Singh, T Natarajan.
Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane and Captain Steve Smith
Ajinkya Rahane and skipper Steve Smith taking charge of the situation, Pune won’t be facing a lot of trouble with their batting line up. Moreover, former skipper’s MS Dhoni’s presence in the dug out is an added advantage to the franchise’s momentum.
Kings XI Punjab: Shaun Marsh and Glenn Maxwell(c)
They have good overseas batting options as Shaun Marsh who is the Orange Cap holder of 2008 edition of IPL and Glenn Maxwell. Glenn Maxwell is smashing batsmen who fought against captaincy of Steve Smith.
According to us Rising Pune Supergiants will hold an edge.
- They have explosive batsmen like Ajinkya Rahane and Captain Steve Smith. Steve Smith who replaced Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the Pune captain and began the season with style by smashing an unbeaten 84 to seal a seven wicket win for his team in it first match of IPL10 Mumbai Indians.
- Their team also include daring bowler and spinners like Imran Tahir.