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

The 53rd game of the IPL 2023, KKR vs PBKS is all set to be played on Monday in Kolkata. The match will start at 7:30 P.M (IST).

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KKR vs PBKS 53rd Match at Eden Gardens | Sportzpoint

Kolkata Knight Riders will face Punjab Kings at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in the 53rd game of IPL 2023 on Monday 8th May. Four teams RR, RCB, MI & PBKS now have the same points where the main difference is in the net run rate. This is a very important match for PBKS to keep their chances in the playoff qualification. Read the full match preview, pitch report & every detail about the KKR vs PBKS match with Dream XI team prediction in our fantasy sports segment.

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Match Details

  • Match: 53
  • Date: 08/05/2023
  • 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 considered a batting surface. 200 runs are scored in three out of four games played here in IPL 2023. Also, the pitch will offer a little assistance for pacers at the start of play and slower bowlers as the game progresses. The team that will win the toss will like to chase here but this year in three games team won by defending the target.

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: 1

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings | Head to Head

  • Matches Played: 31
  • KKR won: 20
  • PBKS won: 11

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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings | Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR won their last match and have won 4 out of 10 matches played in IPL 2023. They have got a good opening pair with Jasn Roy & Gurbaaz and their middle order scored runs in their last game. Their bowling attack consists of three spinners with Narine, Chakravarthy, and Anukul Roy who played the last game. They have Shardul and Russell in their pace attack.

Punjab Kings

Punjab lost their last game against Mumbai and they need to find their rhythm back as this match is very important for their playoff qualification. Their batting lineup played well in the last game where Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma score a few runs and set a target above 200. They need to find their strike bowler as Sam Curran & Arshdeep both went for huge runs in their last game. Rahul Chahar is their premium spinner along with Harpreet Brar.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings | Possible Lineups

Kolkata Knight Riders:

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

Punjab Kings:

  • Prabhsimran Singh
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Matthew Short
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Jitesh Sharma
  • Sam Curran
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Harpreet Brar
  • Rishi Dhawan
  • Rahul Chahar
  • Arshdeep Singh

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings | Dream XI Team Prediction

KKR vs PBKS Dream XI Team Prediction | Sportzpoint<br />

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