- Match: Kolhapur Tuskers (KT) vs Puneri Bappa (PB)
- Date- 28th June 2023
- Match Format- T20
- Venue- Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
- Time- 7:30 PM (IST)
- Weather Forecast- 26 Degrees Celsius, Chances of Rain
Kolhapur Tuskers vs Puneri Bappa Prediction Preview:
Welcome to KT vs PB Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. After two exciting playoff matches, we will be witnessing Qualifier 2 of the Maharashtra Premier League (MPL) 2023.
Kolhapur Tuskers will be locking horns with Puneri Bappa in this Maharashtra Premier League 2023 at the MCA Stadium in Pune.
Kedar Jadhav’s men had lost to Ratnagiri Jets in Qualifier 1 by 4 runs via the D/L method. Subsequently, they have received another shot at the playoff berth as they had finished in the top two position.
On the other hand, Puneri Bappa snatched a win in the last-over thriller against Eagle Nashik Titans in the Eliminator of MPL 2023 on 27th June 2023.
Top Batters for KT vs PB (overall)
- Ankit Bawne (KT)- 357 runs at an average of 89.25
- Kedar Jadhav (KT)- 193 runs at an average of 32.17
- Pavan Shah (PB)- 180 runs at an average of 30.00
Top Bowlers KT vs PB (overall)
- Piyush Salvi (PB)- 12 wickets
- Manoj Yadav (KT)- 11 wickets
- Sachin Bhosale (PB)- 11 wickets
KT vs PB Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If KT bats first
- First Innings score prediction- KT is expected to score 180-200 runs
- Result prediction- KT will win the match by 20-30 runs
Scenario 2- If PB bats first
- First Innings score prediction- PB is expected to score 160-170
- Result prediction- KT will win the match by 6 wickets
KT vs PB Today Match Prediction, Maharashtra Premier League 2023, Who Will Win the Match?
Kedar Jadhav’s men had finished in the 2nd position in the MPL 2023 points table after the completion of the group stage. They had registered 4 wins in 6 games and would be a tad confident ahead of this KT vs PB Eliminator fixture.
Ruturaj Gaikwad’s Puneri Bappa on the other hand, had to work their way through to Qualifier 2. They registered an exciting last-over win against Rahul Tripathi’s Eagle Nashik Titans in the Eliminator/
We believe that Kolhapur Tuskers have an edge coming into this game and they will be sheer favourites coming into the match.
Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News
There are no injury updates at the moment. We will update it if there are any.
KT vs PB Probable Playing 11
KT Playing XI
Kedar Jadhav (c), Ankit Bawne, Naushad Shaikh, Sahil Autade (wk), Taranjit Singh, Atman Pore, Sachin Dhas, Akshay Darekar, Nihal Tusamad, Manoj Yadav, Shreyash Chavan
PB Playing XI
Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Pawan Shah, Yash Kshirsagar, Rohan Damle, Harsh Sanghvi, Suraj Shinde (wk), Piyush Salvi, Sachin Bhosale, Shubham Kothari, Aditiya Dawares, Advay Shidaye
Kedar Jadhav, Naushad Shaikh, Kirtiraj Wadekar Manojyadav, Vidya Tiwari, Atman Pore, Akshay Darekar, Shreyash Chavan, Siddharth Mhatre, Taranjit Dhillon, Nihal Tusamad, Ravi Chaudhari, Ankit Bawane, Sachin Dnas, Nikhil Madas, Sahil Autade.
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rohan Damle, Prashant Kore, Advay Shidhaye, Azhar Ansari, Shubhankar Hardikar, Vaibhav Choughule, Roshan Waghsare, Piyush Salvi, Aditya Daware, Saurabh Dighe, Shubham Kothari, Sohan Jamale, Saish Digne, Sachin Bhosale, Abhimanyu Jadhav, Yash Kshirsagar Pawan Shah, Shripad Nimbalkar, Harsh Sanghavi, Digvijay Patil, Ajay Borude, Adarsh Bothara, Bhushani Navande, Kunsh Dixit, Harsh Oswal, Suraj Shinde.