PBKS vs KKR Dream11 Prediction: In the second match of IPL 2023, Punjab Kings will face Kolkata Knight Riders on 1st April 2023 at 3:30 PM at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Punjab.
In this blog you will get all the players stats, pitch report, weather report and some fantasy tips for this match which will help you to win. And finally, we suggest 2 Fantasy Teams for Grand and Minor Leagues.
PBKS vs KKR Match 2 Details
|Teams||Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Captains||Shikhar Dhawan (PBKS) and Nitish Rana (KKR)|
|Toss Time||3:00 PM|
|Staring Time||3:30 PM|
|Stadium||Punjab Cricket Association Stadium|
PBKS vs KKR Match 2 Pitch Report
The pitch at Mohali Cricket Stadium has a rutted patch which allows for frequent spin and turn. But the size of this soil is very small. So overall the pitch is dominated by the batsmen.
|Bowling||spin and turn|
|Batting||Easy to bat|
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PBKS vs KKR Match 2 Weather Report
The weather in Mohali also has a significant impact on the pitch at the Mohali Cricket Stadium. The temperature in Mohali, Punjab is around 28-30°C. Precipitation is 0%.
PBKS vs KKR Last Match Scorecard
Punjab Kings Player Stats
|Shikhar Dhawan (C)||460||00|
|Liam Livingstone (VC)||437||06|
|Jitesh Sharma (Wk)||234||00|
Kolkata Knight Riders Player Stats
|Andre Russell (VC)||335||17|
|Nitish Rana (C)||361||00|
|Shakib Al Hasan||00||00|
Punjab Kings Team (Playing 11)
Plying Xl: Shikhar Dhawan, B Rajapaksa, L Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Sikander Raza, Jitesh Sharma.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team (Playing 11)
Plying Xl: Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shakib Al Hasan, Shardul Thakur, Venkatesh Iyer, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Southee, Liton Das, Rinku Singh.
Best Dream11 Picks for PBKS vs KKR Match
Andre Russell is one of the best options for the match. He is the number 1 all-rounder of IPL. He had a big hand in KKR’s champions in 2012 and 2014. He is also the highest run scorer and highest wicket taker in his team in IPL 2022.
Shreyas Iyer will be seen as the captain of KKR in IPL 2023 as Shreyas Iyer got injured in the IND vs AUS 3rd test match. Rana is the fourth highest run scorer in IPL 2022. And he has a lot of responsibility in his hands in this IPL.
Sikandar Raza is about to play his first IPL match for Punjab Kings and he is at his peak. He is one of the most dangerous all-rounders in T20 World Cup 2022. And the condition of India was favorable to King Sikandar.
Liam Livingstone is one of the most important members of PBKS. He is particularly known for his strong hitting ability. He is the second highest run scorer in his team after Shikhar Dhawan.
Mystery spinner Sunil Narine is the most successful bowler of IPL. IPL 2022 was a bad year for him where he scored 71 runs and took 9 wickets. Therefore, this year he will try to make a strong comeback from the first match.
PBKS vs KKR Grand League Team
Who will win Today’s PBKS vs KKR Match?
Analyzing head to head, they have played 30 matches against each other where Kolkata won 19 matches while Punjab won 11 matches. Knight Riders have full control over Punjab. But this year Punjab looks strong in the bowling and batting department. So Punjab can win the match against Kolkata.
Who will win Today’s PBKS vs KKR Toss?
The pitch at the Bindra Stadium is a batting pitch and has a good chasing record. Chess team wins 56% of the matches. Hence both the captains prefer to field early and are more comfortable chasing in the second innings.
PBKS vs KKR Fantasy Tips
- KKR dominated PBKS for many years. And KKR looks strong this year. So win this match.
- 6:5 is the best combination for today’s team. KKR has 6 players and PBKS has 5 best players.
- KKR will try their best to win this match. So add more KKR players to your fantasy play 11. I
- Give captain or vice captain to batsmen of any team. Because the pitch is very suitable for batsmen to score runs.
Frequently asked questions
Which team will win the PBKS vs KKR match?
KKR dominated PBKS for many years. And KKR looks strong this year. So win this match.
What is PBKS vs KKR Match Pitch Report?
The pitch at the Mohali Cricket Stadium is known as the Firecracker patch, which allows constant spin and turn.
What is the weather report for PBKS vs KKR match?
The temperature in Mohali, Punjab is 28-30 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is 0%.
What is the venue for PBKS vs KKR match?
The second match of Tata IPL 2023 will be played between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at Mohali Cricket Stadium in Mohali, Punjab.
Any injury in today’s PBKS vs KKR match?
Yes, KKR’s Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the tournament due to a back injury, while Nitish Rana will replace him in the captaincy role.