On Friday, there is one match to take place in the Indian Premier League IPL. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be in the playing eleven of Kolkata Knight Riders to defend against Gujrat Lions at Eden garden, Kolkata. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ গ্র্যান্ডহোমের জায়গায় আজ খেলবেন সাকিব!]
The match will start at 8.30 pm, Bangladesh Time. Today Shakib will play for the first time for Kolkata Knight Riders in this edition of IPL instead of all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme.
Grandhomme has played three matches in this IPL edition. He scored only 1 run and captured just 1 wicket in three matches.
Kolkata Knight Riders won four among five matches and reaches 2nd position in the point table.
On the other side, Gujrat Lions won only one among five matches and in 8th position in the point table.
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing Eleven): Gautam Gambhir (capt), Robin Uthappa (wk), Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Suryakumar Yadav/Ishank Jaggi, Chris Woakes, Sunil Narine, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav
Gujrat Lions (Playing Eleven): Aaron Finch/Jason Roy, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina (capt), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, James Faulkner, Andrew Tye, Basil Thampi, Shadab Jakati, Dhawal Kulkarni
Nazmul Islam Sharkar