DUBAI, Oct 23: Their campaign back on track with a hat-trick of wins, Kings XI Punjab will take on another resurgent team � Sunrisers Hyderabad � here on Saturday in a must-win IPL game for the two well-matched sides.
Both KXIP and SRH are on the same pedestal, having garnered eight points apiece after 10 games, but the Hyderabad outfit is a rung ahead in the eight-team standings, on the fifth spot by virtue of a better net run rate.
And both the teams need to win their remaining four games to guarantee their place in the play-offs
It has been a terrific turnaround especially for KXIP after a slow start to the tournament.
After the initial hiccups, KXIP got its campaign back on track with three consecutive wins � over mighty Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore and the KL Rahul-led side would be hoping to carry the winning momentum forward to break into top four.
While KXIP�s batting is in the safe hands of skipper Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran, the shaky form of Glenn Maxwell remains a concern. � PTI
Match starts at 7:30pm.