The 3rd match of Indian Premier League 2017 will be played on 7th April 2017. The Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium of Rajkot will witness the clash between Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders. The battle will kick-off at 8.00pm according to IST and the GMT time for their battle is 2:30pm. Franchise has spent crores to buy the best players, now it’s about the unity in the team which will help them to win the match. One team is very experienced and has won the title twice, while the other has not won even once, this makes this battle more interesting that how an experienced team will treat a fresher one. Let’s have a look at the team squad of these two teams of IPL.


Gujarat Lions played for the first time in IPL last year and they reached the qualifier round which was the big thing for them. Playing against the teams who are in this championship from the beginning is a tough task, but they managed it very well. This edition will be their second season, hence they will try to get better from the last year.

If we talk about KKR, they are the champions and have won the title in 2012 and 2014 as well. They have seen much more and undergone from so many phases as compared to GL. KKR have the ability to beat even the best team and we all have witnessed that in the past. Hope this season will start well for both the teams, but there is always a one winner, hence KKR will be the winner of this clash.

Impact Players

Gautam Gambhir will be leading the KKR squad while the key players will be Darren Bravo, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Trent Boult, Sunil Narine etc. If we talk about Gujarat Lions, Gambhir’s good friend Suresh Rains will be the Captain of this squad. This is basically a competition between two friends and the world wants to know who is the best leader. Dwayne Bravo, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Munaf Patel etc. are the impact players of GL squad. Do witness their clash on April 7th and support your favorite IPL team.