Kolkata will take on Punjab in match 8 of the Indian T20 League 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday, April 1. The match will start at 7:30 PM IST.

Kolkata vs Punjab odds for Indian T20 League 2022

Kolkata: 2.14

Punjab: 1.72

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Kolkata vs Punjab recent form

Two-time champions Kolkata head into the upcoming match after suffering a three-wicket defeat against Bangalore in a low-scoring encounter at the DY Patil Stadium on Wednesday. The Shreyas Iyer-led side earlier defeated defending champions Chennai by six wickets in the opening match of the tournament.

On the other hand, new-look Punjab will be brimming with confidence after securing an emphatic five-wicket victory over Bangalore in their first match of Indian T20 League 2022. Chasing a challenging target of 206, Punjab rode on all-round batting performance to chase down the total in 19 overs. Shikhar Dhawan (43), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (43), Shahrukh Khan (24 not out) and Odean Smith (25) played significant cameos to help Punjab clinch a commanding victory at the DY Patil Stadium.

Kolkata: L, W, L, W, W

Punjab: W, W, L, W, L

Kolkata vs Punjab cricket head-to-head

Kolkata have dominated Punjab in the Indian T20 League, winning 19 of the 29 matches that they have contested so far. Punjab have secured just 10 victories. In their last five meetings, Kolkata have won three matches while Punjab have claimed two wins.

Kolkata vs Punjab prediction for Indian T20 League 2022 

Having assembled a strong squad at the Indian T20 League 2022 mega auction, Punjab have already made an impressive start to the new Indian T20 League season by chasing a 200-run target with an over to spare. 

Meanwhile, Kolkata will have to make improvements in their batting department after posting a below-par total against Bangalore. Going by recent form and team combination, Punjab will start as slight favourites against Kolkata at the Wankhede.

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