George Bailey has had a lot to worry © IANS (File Photo)
George Bailey has had a lot to worry © IANS (File Photo)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) host the struggling Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Match 44 of the eight edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Saturday. KKR are in the in-form team and will be backing themselves to win and secure their place in the playoffs. Live updates: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab, Match 44 IPL 2015

Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell and Yusuf Pathan are all starting to click for KKR and their bowling has been top notch with Piyush Chawla and Brad Hogg bowling really well. They will hope their skipper, Gautam Gambhir gets amongst the runs as the tournament nears its end. Live scorecard: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab, Match 44 IPL 2015

Kings XI Punjab have had a horror run, winning just the couple of games. Their star players in Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Mitchell Johnson have not been at their best and it reflects in their position in the points table, right at the bottom. They will wish to play spoilsports and get a few wins under their belt.