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Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2023, 2nd Match Analysis

As we all know that this game is going to be super awesome in terms of winning, Both the teams are super talented and played well in previous matches.

Let’s check more information about the exciting match which is going to happen on 1st of April this year, 2023.


Match Details

Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Time – Start at 03:30 PM (IST)

Date – 1 April 2023, Saturday 

Venue – Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

Series – Indian Premier League 2023 

Pitch Report and Details

     Mohali's pitch will make it easier to score runs. As a result of the hitters' favourable bounce and carry, this location typically produces high scoring games. The first few overs will provide some traction for the pacers.

Pitch Behaviour

     Batting favour


     On April 1 at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Punjab Kings will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2nd match of the Indian Premier League 2023 on Saturday. The match begins at 03:30 PM IST.

     In this year's IPL, Shikhar Dhawan is in charge of PBKS, and Nitish Rana is in charge of KKR. Both teams' practices have been hampered by injuries, and a few international players won't be available in the first few games.

     The sudden shoulder injury to Shreyas Iyer has left KKR scrambling to adjust their batting order. Rana's unexpected promotion to captain shows that the group is counting on the southpaw to perform. The Delhi batsman had a few IPL seasons that were promising, but he lacked consistency. With Iyer probably missing half of IPL, Rana has to do well.

PK vs KKR, Match Possible Playing XI

Punjab Kings

Shikhar Dhawan, Prabsimran Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar

Kolkata Knight Riders

Venkatesh Iyer, N Jadgadeesan, Nitish Rana, Mandeep Singh, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Chakaravarthy, Vaibhav Arora

Match Analysis 

Chances of winning

Win bat first: 50%
Win bowl first: 40%

Average Score:

1st Innings- 194 + runs

2nd innings- 183 + runs

However, Punjab Kings are favourites to win. Whereas Kolkata Knight Riders are fully prepared for the win.

Possible toss winner - Kolkata Knight Riders

Possible match winner - Punjab Kings


Note: This analysis is based on the site administrators' knowledge, analysis, and intuition. Consider the information provided and make your own judgement when making your analysis.


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