KKR vs PBKS: Pitch Report And Weather Forecast, And Possible Playing XI of Both Teams

In the 53rd match of IPL 2023, Kolkata Knight Riders will face Punjab Kings. KKR will have to win at any cost to stay in the playoff race. The Punjab Kings won the match by 7 runs in this season’s first encounter.

In IPL 2023, KKR has won only four out of the 10 matches played, while the team has lost in 6 matches. In the last match in batting, runs came off from the bat of Rinku Singh and captain Nitish Rana. At the same time, Venkatesh Iyer and Jason Roy have also been able to leave a mark.

The performance of Punjab Kings bowlers has been very disappointing in the last few matches. Arshdeep Singh has failed to rein in the runs, and in the last game against Mumbai, he conceded 66 runs.

At the same time, the rest of the team’s bowlers have also been unable to do anything special. However, while Dhawan and Prabhsimran Singh have given good starts with the bat, Liam Livingston has also returned to explosive form.

Batsmen dominate at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, and the ball comes on the bat very well. Along with this, the outfield of the ground is also very fast. This is the reason why runs pile up at Eden Gardens. This season has also seen many high-scoring matches at Eden Gardens.

The chasing team has full fun on the ground of Eden Gardens. A total of 80 matches have been played on this ground so far in the IPL, out of which 47 have been won by the team chasing the runs. Whereas, in 33, the team batting first hits the field.

Weather is expected to be sunny throughout the day in Kolkata on Monday. The temperature can go up to 40 degrees during the day. The match will take place in the evening, and the temperature is expected to be around 31 degrees. There is no possibility of bad weather in the match between KKR and PBKS.

Possible Playing XI Of KKR:– Jason Roy, R Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakravarthy

Possible Playing XI Of PBKS:- Shikhar Dhawan, Prabhsimran Singh, M Short, L Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, K Rabada/N Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

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