KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Team Today 53rd Match IPL 2023, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Winning Prediction, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update, Weather Condition
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings IPL 2023 Today Match Details
|Match||53rd Match IPL 2023|
|Teams||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings|
|Date & Time||07:30 PM, 8 May 2023|
|Venue||Eden Gardens Kolkata|
|Captains||Nitish Rana (KKR) and Shikhar Dhawan (PBKS)|
|Live Telecast||Star Sports Channels and live streaming on the JioCinema app|
KKR vs PBKS TATA IPL 2023 Match 53 Preview
The TATA IPL 2023 continues with the 53rd match set to take place at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata. In this upcoming match, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be facing off against the Punjab Kings, both of whom have played 10 games this season.
Currently, the Punjab Kings sit in seventh place on the points table with 5 wins out of 10 matches and 10 points to their name. Their net run rate stands at -0.472, and they will be looking to improve their standing in the league with a win in this crucial encounter.
Meanwhile, the Kolkata Knight Riders have won 4 of their 10 games and occupy the eighth spot on the points table. With only 8 points to their tally and a net run rate of -0.103, they will be eager to claim a victory to boost their chances of qualifying for the playoffs.
The two teams have faced each other 31 times in the IPL, with the Kolkata Knight Riders winning 20 of those matches and the Punjab Kings winning 11. The stage is set for another exciting contest between these two teams on Monday, and fans can expect a thrilling battle for victory at Eden Gardens.
KKR vs PBKS Head-to-Head Record
Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings have faced each other 31 times in the history of the Indian Premier League. KKR won 20 games out of 31 won and has the upper hand in this rivalry, whereas PBKS could only win 11 matches.
|Total matches played||31|
|Kolkata Knight Riders won||20|
|Punjab Kings won||11|
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 53 Squads
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Shreyas Iyer(out), Nitish Rana (c), Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, David Wiese, Harshit Rana, Kulwant Khejroliya, Litton Das, Lockie Ferguson, Mandeep Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rinku Singh, Shakib Al Hasan, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Suyash Sharma, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer
Punjab Kings Squad: Shikhar Dhawan(C), Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Harpreet Singh, Shahrukh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vidwath Kaverappa, Liam Livingstone, Mohit Rathee, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curren, Shivan Singh, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma, Jonny Bairstow, Prabhsimran Singh
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 53 Weather Report
Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings match will be played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata where the current temperature is expected to be around 39°c during the match time and humidity is 50% with wind speed of 16 km/hr.
|Wind Speed||16 km/hr|
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 53 Pitch Report
The pitch at Eden Gardens has earned its reputation for being a batting-friendly surface, which has consistently led to high-scoring games. Due to the stadium’s small size, batters have the opportunity to take risks and go for big shots.
While the pitch favours batters during the early stages of the game, it becomes increasingly beneficial to bowlers, particularly spinners, as the match progresses. The stadium is of medium size, and the boundaries measure between 65 to 67 meters on the square and 69 to 71 meters on the straight side from the crease.
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 53 Playing XI (Predicted)
Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy, Anukul Roy
Punjab Kings Probable Playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma(wk), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis
KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Players Stats
|Andre Russell||166 runs and 7 wickets|
|Nitish Rana||275 runs|
|Shikhar Dhawan||292 runs|
|Arshdeep Singh||16 wickets|
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 53 Injury Update/Players Availability
We will update the KKR vs PBKS match players’ injuries and availability here in this section.
Hot Picks for KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips
Nitish Rana is a left-handed top-order batsman and captain of Kolkata Knight Riders. He scored 25 runs in the previous match against Punjab Kings.
Shikhar Dhawan is a left-handed opening batsman and captain of the Punjab Kings. He has scored 292 runs so far in this tournament.
Arshdeep Singh is a left-arm medium-fast bowler from Punjab Kings. He picked up 3 wickets in the last match against KKR.
Andre Russell is a right-handed middle-order batsman and right-arm fast bowler from Kolkata Knight Riders. He smashed 35 runs in the last match against PBKS.
Rinku Singh is a left-handed middle-order batsman from Kolkata Knight Riders. He has scored 316 runs so far in this tournament.
Nathan Ellis is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium fast bowler who plays for Punjab Kings.
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 53 Captain and Vice-captain Choices
|Captains||Nitish Rana & Shikhar Dhawan|
|Vice=captains||Arshdeep Singh & Andre Russell|
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Dream11 Today Match (Head to Head & Small Leagues)
Keeper – Jitesh Sharma, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan, Jason Roy, Nitish Rana (c)
All-rounders – Andre Russell, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Mathew Short
Bowlers – Varun Chakravarthy, Arshdeep Singh (vc)
KKR vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 53 Dream 11 Team Today, Dream11 Prediction (Grand Leagues)
Keeper – Jitesh Sharma, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan (c), Jason Roy, Nitish Rana
All-rounders – Andre Russell (vc), Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran
Bowlers – Varun Chakravarthy, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis
KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction Today Match 53 Probable Winner
Kolkata Knight Riders will be the winner of today’s match between KKR vs PBKS at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Kolkata has the upper hand in this rivalry, they have won 20 games out of 31 matches played so far.
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