Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) take on Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in this Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 game. The match will be taking place at Eden Gardens Kolkata and is slated to begin from 7:30 PM (IST).
Eden Gardens will be witnessing their final game in IPL 2023. The wait for the Knights to return at their fortress was for 3 years and they managed to put up a good show at Eden. Nitish Rana and co. would be hoping to end the season on a high.
Lucknow Super Giants on the other hand, have done well to recover quickly from the big blow they received when their skipper and star batter KL Rahul was ruled out of IPL 2023 because of a thigh injury.
They have won their last 2 matches under the leadership of Krunal Pandya and would be hoping to qualify for the playoffs with a win over Kolkata.
In this article, we take a look at the top 3 vice-captain picks for the KKR vs LSG game at Kolkata:
1. Rinku Singh (KKR)
An embodiment of hope for Kolkata Knight Riders, Rinku Singh has been an absolute beast for the Knight Riders. He has been the top run-scorer for KKR in IPL 2023 and has consistently scored runs for the franchise in this season.
He can be an excellent choice for a vice-captain as he has all the potential under his belt to fetch you some valuable points. In 13 matches, Rinku Singh the ace finisher has scored 407 runs at a stellar average of 50.88.
2. Varun Chakravarthy (KKR)
One of the finest spinners in IPL 2023, mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy has time and again conjured magic for Kolkata Knight Riders. He has so far bagged 19 wickets in 13 games and has been a sheer match-winner for KKR.
In the previous game of KKR versus Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Chakravarthy bagged 2 crucial wickets and conceded only 36 runs in his 4 overs.
3. Ravi Bishnoi (LSG)
Young leg-break bowler Ravi Bishnoi has been the pick of the bowlers for Lucknow in this IPL 2023 season. You can most certainly make him the vice-captain of your fantasy team as he has all the ingredients of being a match-winner.
In 13 games for the Lucknow franchise, Ravi Bishnoi has taken 14 wickets. We can expect him to take a few wickets in the game versus KKR at Eden Gardens.
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