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IPL 2023 Match 53: Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI

IPL 2023 Match 53: Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI
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Kolkata Knight Riders will host Punjab Kings in a must-win game to be played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 8 May 2023 in the IPL 2023.

Kolkata Knight Riders are back on track with a narrow 5 runs win over Sunrisers Hyderabad. On the other hand, Punjab Kings lost their previous match against Mumbai Indians despite posting a massive total.

KKR is currently at number 8th spot with 8 points while Punjab Kings at 10 points in 7th place. It promises to be an excellent battle as both teams would be looking to stay alive in the points table.

Match Details

Details– Match 53, PBKS vs KKR

Venue– Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Date and Time– 8 May, 7.30 PM

Head-to-Head Record

Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings played a total of 31 games between them. Kolkata Knight Riders have an impressive record with 20 wins while Punjab Kings won only 11.

The last time these two teams met in this edition of IPL 2023, Punjab Kings registered 7 runs win via the DLS method.

Top Run Scorer

Current LSG coach Gautam Gambhir occupies the top spot in terms of leading runs scorer between these two sides. Gambhir made a total of 492 runs and played some lovely knocks against PBKS.

Top Wicket Taker

Sunil Narine has the most wickets between KKR and PBKS. Narine grabbed a total of 32 wickets against PBKS. He would be looking for another good effort against the PBKS side.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Eden Gardens, Kolkata has been a paradise for the batters. It looks like another belter of a batting paradise will be on offering tomorrow between KKR and PBKS.

With explosive batters on each side, the captain that wins the toss would likely field first and then chase down the target.

Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)- Predicted XI


Shikhar Dhawan (C), Prabhsimran Singh, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Rishi Dhawan.


Jason Roy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venetaksh Iyer, Nitish Rana (C), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakvarthy, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Vaibhav Arora

Fantasy Team Selection- KKR vs PBKS

Team 1– Jason Roy, Prabhsimran Singh, Rinku Singh, Liam Livingstone, Andre Russell, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Shardul Thakur, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Varun Chakvarthy.

Team 2– Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shikhar Dhawan, Venetaksh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Arshdeep Singh, Vaibhav Arora.

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