KKR vs PBKS, IPL 2023: The 53rd match of IPL 2023 will be played today at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. In this match between the teams of Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings, both the teams are looking at two hundred points with the victory. KKR have won 4 out of 10 matches played so far in the league, while Punjab have won 5 out of 10 matches. When both the teams met for the first time this season, Punjab won by 7 runs in the DLS method. In such situations, Kolkata’s eyes will also be on avenging the previous defeat.
KKR has the upper hand
In IPL 2023, the situation in Punjab and Kolkata is critical. Both teams have lost 3-3 in the last 5 matches. Teams that performed well at the start of the season now seem to be struggling to stay in the qualifying race. Kolkata has the upper hand if the two teams are talking head to head.
Total Matches: 31
Punjab Kings Won: 11
Kolkata Knight Riders Won: 20
Pitch and atmosphere
The pitch at Eden Gardens is usually slow, and spinners have helped a lot in matches played at this ground in the past. It is expected that the spinners will get help in the coming matches in such situations. Once this pitch used to support the batsmen a lot, but now the batsman has to stand on the wicket for help. There is no chance of rain in Kolkata on Monday. Although the humidity during the season is up to 46%, it can be humid due to this. If the temperature is minimum 28 and maximum 38 degrees, then the winds will blow at a speed of 10 kilometers per hour.
11 players can play in both teams
Kolkata Knight Riders: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakraborty. Impact Player: Suyash Sharma/Anukul Roy
Punjab Kings: Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Matthew Short, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran, Shah Rukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh. Impact players: Nathan Ellis
When is the match between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders?
The match between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will be played today i.e. Monday 8th May.
Where will the match between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders take place?
The match between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will be held at the Eden Garden Stadium in Kolkata.
When does the Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match start?
The match between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will start at 7:30 PM IST and the toss will be at 7 PM.
How to watch Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on TV?
Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match will be telecast on Star Sports Network.
How to watch Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on mobile?
Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match live streaming on JioCinema app.