Varun Chakravarthy would complete the line-up for his team and offer the spin attack as per the pitch conditions. He will be a requisite for the team as they’ll need to tackle the power-hitters of PBKS, and Varun will help the team doing so.
Umesh Yadav picked up a wicket on his very first over for the team, against CSK, and made a remarkable comeback. He picked two wickets in the first game, and two in the second game against RCB and gave the perfect start to his team.
Southee will handle the pace bowling department, and he bowled quite well against RCB and managed to remain consistent throughout.
Sheldon Jackson’s wicketkeeping skills are very much required for his side as he has already impressed everyone with his tactics. Not just that, his skills with the bat will come in handy for the team.
Narine will prove to be very much beneficial for their team as they’ll expect someone to finish the game in the death overs. Narine, will be the mystery spinner for KKR and will also prove worthy with the bat, whenever required.
Russell faced a minor injury during KKR’s game against RCB. He was the top scorer for his side but injured his shoulder a bit during fielding. But it is not something that’ll keep him out of the game. His Yorkers will be like the icing on the cake if he times them to perfection.
Sam Billings has experience playing in the IPL and he can hold the game tight for his team towards the end. KKR has a strong middle-order which includes names of batters who can anchor the innings and contribute to their team in big numbers.
Nitish Rana was retained by KKR for a reason we are all aware of. He has the ability to snatch the game away and lead his team towards a victory.
Shreyas Iyer is known for scoring the important runs of an innings, and he has also been in great form since he made his comeback for India recovering from his injury.
Venkatesh Iyer brings in an all-around option for his team and has played some brilliant knocks for his team in the previous edition of the IPL. His 16(16) against CSK and 10(14) against were surely not his best scores, but he’ll continue to open for his team and look to put forth the heroics of last season.
Ajinkya Rahane, whose brilliant knock of 44(34) against CSK gave a perfect start to the team. The score of 9(10) in his previous game was unlucky for him, but he still managed to send the ball across for a boundary.