The Indian Premier League 2023’s match number 39 will take place at the famed Eden Gardens on April 29, 2023, and the reigning champion Gujarat Titans will now travel to Kolkata to play Kolkata Knight Riders for the second time.
On April 9, 2023, in Ahmedabad, the two sides last faced off, with Kolkata Knight Riders coming out on top by three wickets. Sai Sudharsan (53) and Vijay Shankar (63) helped Gujarat Titans score 204/5 in 20 overs while they were batting first.
In response, Venkatesh Iyer (83) and Nitish Rana (45) led KKR’s comeback, but Rinku Singh (48) pulled Dayal apart with a 30-run in an over knock to help KKR win admirably by 3 wickets. Rashid Khan attempted a hat-trick, but it was unsuccessful because of Rinku Singh’s powerful striking. Check complete details on KKR vs GT head-to-head records.
The Gujarat Titans will enter the match fresh off an incredible victory over the Lucknow Super Giants. They are ranked second in the points standings with five victories out of seven games. Shubman Gill, who scored 284 runs in seven games, has been GT’s top scorer. GT will enter the game with a lot of confidence and hope to continue its winning streak.
Kolkata Knight Riders
On the other side, Kolkata Knight Riders will enter the match off of yet another convincing victory over RCB from their most recent game. They are ranked seventh in the points table with three victories in eight games.
The last time these two teams faced off in the current season, KKR prevailed over GT by three wickets thanks to Rinku Singh’s masterful display, which included five sixes off the course of just five balls in Yash Dayal’s final over. KKR would also like to continue its winning streak.
Head-to-Head IPL 2023 Record of KKR vs GT
In the IPL’s history, KKR and GT have faced off against one another twice, with each team coming out on top once.
Total – 2
KKR – 1
GT – 1
List of matches played between KKR and GT since IPL 2008
|09-April-2023||Kolkata Knight Riders||3 wickets||Ahmedabad|
|23-Apr-2022||Gujarat Titans||8 runs||Mumbai|
Most runs in KKR vs GT fixtures
Rinku Singh (KKR) – 83 runs
Most wickets in KKR vs GT fixtures
Rashid Khan (GT) – 5 wickets
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: N Jagadeesan(w), Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana(c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, David Wiese, Vaibhav Arora, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy, Suyash Sharma, Mandeep Singh, Litton Das, Anukul Roy, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Shardul Thakur, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Harshit Rana, Aarya Desai
Gujarat Titans Squad: Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya(c), Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma, Joshua Little, Dasun Shanaka, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Srikar Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Jayant Yadav, Sai Sudharsan, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, Matthew Wade, Odean Smith, Darshan Nalkande, Urvil Patel, Yash Dayal
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