- Match: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS)
- Date- 7th May 2023
- Match Format- T20 (IPL 2023)
- Venue- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Time- 7:30 PM (IST)
- Weather Forecast- 32 Degrees Celsius, Clear Weather
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Prediction Preview:
Welcome to the KKR vs PBKS Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Kolkata Knight Riders will be locking horns with Punjab Kings in this IPL 2023 game at Eden Gardens.
The Knights are coming on the back of a narrow 9-run victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and they keep their playoff hopes alive.
Punjab Kings are presently 7th in the IPL 2023 points table and have 10 points. They have to win this game in order to rise above the mid-table muddle which is present in this points table.
Top Batter KKR vs PBKS (overall)
- Gautam Gambhir (KKR)- 492 runs
Top Bowlers KKR vs PBKS (overall)
- Sunil Narine (KKR)- 32 wickets
KKR vs PBKS Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If KKR bats first
- First Innings score prediction- KKR is expected to score 200-210
- Result prediction- KKR will win the match by 10-15 runs
Scenario 2- If PBKS bats first
- First Innings score prediction- PBKS is expected to score 190-200
- Result prediction- KKR will win by 4 wickets
KKR vs PBKS Today Match Prediction, IPL 2023, Who Will Win the Match?
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders have often found themselves in tough situations but they have kept their nerves and have always been an embodiment of resilience.
With a much-needed victory against the Orange Army in Hyderabad in their last game, KKR would be brimming with confidence ahead of this KKR vs PBKS fixture.
The spin trio of Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine and Suyash Sharma would be key players for Kolkata Knight Riders.
Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News
KKR might use Anukul Roy as their impact player if the wickets fall early in their 1st innings while they are batting. Otherwise, Suyash Sharma should be the likely impact player for the 2-time IPL champions.
KKR vs PBKS Probable Playing 11
KKR Playing XI
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy
PBKS Playing XI
Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Jitesh Sharma, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Matthew Short, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis
Kolkata Knight Riders
Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana(c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy, Anukul Roy, Suyash Sharma, N Jagadeesan, Kulwant Khejroliya, Mandeep Singh, Tim Southee, David Wiese, Umesh Yadav, Aarya Desai, Johnson Charles
Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan(c), Matthew Short, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma(w), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Sikandar Raza, Atharva Taide, Mohit Rathee, Shivam Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Baltej Singh, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Gurnoor Brar