The teams met in the CPL final only once back in 2014 where the Tridents came out trumps by 8 runs (D/L Method).
The Knight Riders have 4-1 win-loss record at the Brian Lara Stadium. Can they qualify for their third consecutive final?
Can the Pakistan batsmen put up a better in front an in-form Lankan bowling attack.
Can the hosts stay alive in the series or will Lanka win back-to-back games?
Going in to the all-important Eliminator on an expected slow strip, both teams are short on their spin department.
In the league stage, at the same venue, the Warriors beat the Tridents by 47 runs.
The Lankans have lost their last six T20Is versus the Men in Green. Their last victory came way back in December in 2013 in Dubai.
It's a must-win game for TKR to move to the second spot and avoid playing the Eliminator.
In their last meeting, the Warriors decimated the Tallawahs by 81 runs.
There are a couple of rain predictions in the morning.