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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, IPL 2023, 53rd 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 8th of May this year, 2023.


Match Details

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings

Time – Start at 07:30 PM (IST)

Date – 8 May 2023, Monday 

Venue – Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata

Series – Indian Premier League 2023

Pitch Report and Details

     The Eden Gardens is renowned for its batting-friendly surfaces and has historically produced high scoring T20 matches. Because of the stadium's modest dimensions, batters can score significant runs. The pitch in the IPL is meant to be extremely competitive, but as the game progresses, it may be quite helpful to bowlers, especially spinners.

Pitch Behaviour

     Batting favour


     On May 8 at the Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata, Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings will face each other in the 53rd match of the Indian Premier League 2023 on Monday. The match begins at 07:30 PM IST.

     With 4 victories and 6 defeats from their 10 league games, Kolkata Knight Riders are ranked eighth in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 points table. The group has eight points. With 316 runs at a strike rate of 148, Rinku Singh leads the Kolkata Knight Riders in runs scored.

     On the other hand, With 5 victories and 5 loses from their 10 league games, Punjab Kings are ranked seventh in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 points table. The group has ten points. Shikhar Dhawan leads the Punjab Kings in scoring with 292 runs at a 148 strike rate.

KKR vs PBKS, Match Possible Playing XI

Kolkata Knight Riders

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Mandeep Singh, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Anukul Roy, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy. Impact Player: Venkatesh Iyer

Punjab Kings

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

Match Analysis 

Chances of winning

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

Average Score:

1st Innings- 189 + runs

2nd innings- 185 + runs

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

Possible toss winner - Punjab Kings

Possible match winner - Kolkata Knight Riders

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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