Vivo IPL 2017 RPS vs KXIP Match 54th Live Streaming Score Ball By Ball Highlights Result 14th May :- Last year, Rising Pune Supergiant were battling against Kings XI Punjab and this was so much of thrilling match. This time something like that is actually expecting from the both teams. It is being expected that the player MS Dhoni’s brilliance can help Pune to pick up at the tonight match with 23 in the final over. As of now, fortunes for the IPL 2017 totally depend on the performance of the team. RPS is up against KXIP and this Sunday (May 14) match is going to be as interesting as it can be. This time, the face-off is not to avoid the last spot and the teams also need to play too well.
Under the leadership of Steve Smith, and he actually delivers a valuable contribution to his teams. RPS staged a remarkable turnaround but it loses three of their first four matches, but eventually, the team wins eight of their next nine games consecutively. However, their recent loss to Delhi Daredevils can create some problem for RPS but still, their victory against KXIP would work as positive for the team. And in the latest match if Kolkata Knight Riders lose to Mumbai Indians.
RPS vs KXIP Live Score Match 54th Vivo Ipl 10 2017
KXIP too have been on a roll recently, at as of now the team has not much to loses, in fact, its effort already creates the win-win situation for the teams. After defending 167 successfully against KKR, the Punjab franchise is now almost overcome from the Mumbai Indians in a high-scoring thriller and in this tournament they just steal the show. Once again, facing a do-or-die encounter against RPS, KXIP will be eager to pull off a hat-trick of wins and push their way into the playoffs, with their superior NRR making the equation simple for them.
Pune have a few concerns going into this game. Ajinkya Rahane looks moderate at the match but the skipper Smith hasn’t managed to convert his promising starts and his avid contribution also worked in favor of the team. Dhoni too not making a big impact but he and his team are having 61 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, with some pressure the team is having but there is some star cricketers who will deliver a good job, like, Rahul Tripathi, Manoj Tiwary and Ben Stokes and they are also consistent at the match. While they have seldom disappointed, RPS will lose it’s all hopes.
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In the bowling department, Stokes has again proved he’s worth of the game no wonder why he is having whopping INR 14.5 crore paid the IPL 10. With the likes of Jaydev Unadkat and Washington Sundar they are also doing good with their bowling, Pune is now having below 170 in their last five matches, so this condition will be work in favor of the opposite batsmen. This will hold them in good stead going and in the final league, it will work.
For Punjab, the move to promote Wriddhiman Saha and he is the good wicketkeeper-batsman came up with a brisk 93 against MI and also with this score KXIP’s going to perform with the massive total.
With Martin Guptill providing blazing starts regularly and Glenn Maxwell, now occupies the No. 3, getting amongst the runs, KXIP’s batting appears moderate in series by the players like Hashim Amla. Shaun Marsh and Axar Patel also deliver something crucial for the team.
Another collective effort with the bat is what KXIP can overcome Pune at the MCA stadium and also the game is going to be superb. KXIP’s bowling too has been on the mark where actually Sandeep Sharma and Mohit Sharma’s performance work in the favor of team management.
This time the team is having some hope from the Kieron Pollard quiet, Rahul Tewatia turning out to be a good leg-spin option and the reliable Axar also did justice. KXIP have a lot of positives look in their bowling style.
Other players like Matt Henry and Ishant Sharma, also presents themselves consistency in the series.
History and head to head:
Kings XI Punjab has a 2-1 advantage over Rising Pune Supergiant so the match is going to be head-to-head. Both their wins, witness their winning match at the Mohali and this is the first time in two years that there will be the game at Pune, where RPS have won four matches out of six in IPL 2017.
When: Sunday, 14 May at 4:00 PM IST
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Rising Pune Supergiant: Fresh off a game against DD, RPS did proper practice for this game after a much-needed break. They are unlikely to make any changes now with their team and its eleven players as all players are good enough. In the team there is Adam Zampa all set to play his fourth match now with Imran Tahir has gone home.
Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni(w), Daniel Christian, Manoj Tiwary, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Adam Zampa
Team News Kings XI Punjab: Maxwell’s side also did not practice on Saturday, after some break, he will be performing. In form of Henry and Ishant concern, the game is going to be superb and KXIP has options like Darren Sammy and Varun Aaron for replacement if they see any loopholes’ on any of his players.
Manan Vohra, Martin Guptill, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell (Captain), Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket Keeper), Matt Henry, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia and Swapnil Singh.
Rising Pune Supergiant 60%
Kings XI Punjab 40%