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Match: Gujarat Lions v Kolkata Knight Riders

Time: 10:30pm SGT/ 3:30pm BST/ 8pm IST

Date: 18 May, Thursday

Venue: Green Park, Kanpur

Tournament: IPL 2016 (Indian Premier League 2016)

TV Channel: In Singapore, Starhub & Singtel will provide the live coverage of the match.

Live Streaming: will provide live streaming between Gujarat Lions v Kolkata Knight Riders match in all countries outside India, US, UK, Africa and Europe. Hotstar will also provide live streaming on mobile and tablets.


The clash between Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders is going to be exciting as the winner of the clash will edge closer towards securing a place in the top four. Both franchises have played 12 matches and have gathered 14 points, with Net Run Rate separating these two teams.

Suresh Raina's side however has a negative run rate and a victory for the Knight Riders can assure them a place in this season of the Indian Premier League's Play-Offs. Both sides have two games remaining in this campaign a defeat on Thursday will see them being provided with one more opportunity to make it to top four.

TV listings:

India: Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony ESPN, Sony ESPN HD.

Singapore: Starhub & Singtel

Bangladesh: Maasranga

Pakistan: Geo Super

Sri Lanka: Carlton Sports Network

UK: Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD


South Africa: Supersport

Middle East: OSN Sports

Caribbean: Sportsmax

Team News:

Gujarat Lions

Possible XI: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Dinesh Kathik, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pravin Tambe, Shivil Kaushik

Kolkata Knight Riders

Possible XI: Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir (c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Colin Munro, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Ankit Rajpoot, Morne Morkel.