KKR vs LSG: IPL 2023 Match Preview, Possible Lineups, Pitch Report, and Dream XI Team Prediction

The 68th match of IPL 2023 will take place in Kolkata on Saturday, between KKR and LSG. This game will decide the ultimate position of both the teams in the points table and decide their playoff qualification.
Image: BCCI
Image: BCCI

Kolkata Knight Riders will face Lucknow Super Giants at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in the 68th game of IPL 2023 on Saturday 20th May. This game will decide the fate of both teams and decide ultimately which team ends in the top 4. Read the full match preview, pitch report & every detail about the KKR vs LSG match with Dream XI team prediction in our fantasy sports segment.

KKR vs LSG

Match Details:

  • Match: 68
  • Date: 20/05/2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM IST
  • Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
  • Where to watch: Star Sports, Jio Cinema

Venue Details | Pitch Report

The pitch of Eden Gardens is favorable for the batsman and the match will be a high-scoring one. Out of 6 matches played here this season, in three matches the team won by defending, and in the other three matches the team won by chasing. The side which has the better bowling lineup may have an advantage. The team that wins the toss at Eden Gardens will opt to bowl first.

In IPL 2023 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata

  • 1st-inning score: 235
  • 2nd-inning score: 205
  • Matches won by the team batting 1st: 3
  • Matches won by the team batting 2nd: 3

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants | Head to Head

  • Matches Played: 2
  • KKR won: 0
  • LSG won: 2

Lucknow Super Giants vs Kolkata Knight Riders | Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR had a comprehensive win over CSK in the last match. They chased down the target comfortably on the pitch of Chepauk with the help of two half-centuries by Nitish Rana & Rinku Singh. Also, their spin trio and specially Varun Chakravarthy is in good form in the season. They need to give another all-round performance to seal their spot in the playoff.

Lucknow Super Giants

LSG has a close game against Mumbai Indians. They are now in the fourth position in the points table and with a win they can qualify for the playoff. They may replace Deepak Hooda who is out of form in this tournament and may bring back Kyle Mayers in the batting lineup. Their batsmen are in form in the tournament and scored a lot of runs. Their bowlers also performed well and they will be eyeing to win the match and qualify directly in the playoffs.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants | Possible Lineup

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • Jason Roy
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Nitish Rana
  • Rinku Singh
  • Andre Russell
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Sunil Narine
  • Vaibhav Arora
  • Harshit Rana
  • Varun Chakaravarthy

Lucknow Super Giants:

  • Kyle Mayers
  • Quinton de Kock
  • Prerak Mankad
  • Krunal Pandya
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Nicholas Pooran
  • Mohsin Khan
  • Yudhvir Singh
  • Ravi Bishnoi
  • Swapnil Singh
  • Yash Thakur

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants | Dream XI Team Prediction

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