KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Dream Team Today Match : IPL 2023

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KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Dream Team Today Match : IPL 2023

KKR vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings will play in the 53rd match of the IPL 2023 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

KOL:

They are in the bottom half of the IPL 2023 Points Table and have a very slim chance to qualify to playoffs. They are coming into this game after beating SRH in a close game at their home.

With the bat, the top order finally looks settled and are in good form. Rinku Singh and Nitish Rana batted very well in the middle overs and scored 46 and 42 runs respectively in the last game.

With the ball, their bowlers were brilliant in the last game and successfully defended a below par score. Shardul Thakur and Vaibhav Arora bowled very well and picked up 2 wickets each.

PBKS:

The Punjab Kings are well placed on the points table and are proving to be the dark horse in the tournament. This game will be very crucial for them considering the qualification scene.

With the bat, their batters are looking in brilliant form and are almost scoring in all the games. Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma batted very well and scored 82* and 49* runs respectively.

With the ball, their bowlers have been inconsistent and have been expensive at times. Nathan Ellis was the only economical bowler in the last game and picked up 2 wickets. PBKS will be the favorites going into this game.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Match Details

KKR vs PBKS, 53rd Match, Indian Premier League, 2023.

Date: 8th May, 2023.

Time: 7:30 PM IST.

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

KKR vs PBKS Pitch Report IPL 2023

Average 1st Innings score: 198

Average total innings score: 183

(The average score based on last 5 matches played on the venue)

The pitch at the venue is expected to be a very good batting wicket. Eden Gardens is generally known for its short dimensions and high scoring matches. A score of around 200 can be expected by the team batting first.

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KKR vs PBKS Head to Head Records

Matches Played: 31

KKR Won: 20

PBKS Won: 11

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

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KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • They are likely to play with the same playing 11.

Punjab Kings:

  • They can get in Sikandar Raza in place of Matthew Short.

KOL vs PBKS Probable Playing XI

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Jason Roy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (C), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy

IMPACTS – Suyash Sharma/Anukul Roy

Punjab Kings:

Shikhar Dhawan (C), Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short/Sikandar Raza, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (WK), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Rishi Dhawan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

IMPACTS – Nathan Ellis/Kagiso Rabada

Top picks and Player Stats (KOL vs PBKS Match)

KOL (Kolkata Knight Riders) Player Stats

Andre Russell:

(10 M, 166 R, 20 A + 13.1 O, 7 W)

He needs no introduction and will key role for the team with both bat and ball. Russell scored 24 runs with the bat and also picked up 1 wicket with the ball and is a very good pick for C & VC in KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction.

Jason Roy:

(4 M, 180 R, 45 A)

He is likely to open the innings and will be a crucial pick on this venue. Roy scored 20 runs in the last game.

Nitish Rana:

(10 M, 275 R, 27 A + 6 O, 2 W)

He is the skipper of the team and will bat at 4. Rana batted very well in the last game and scored 42 runs.

Varun Chakravarthy:

(10 M, 37.4 O, 14 W)

He is their key spinner and will bowl in the middle overs or also in the powerplay. Varun was brilliant in the last game and picked up 1 wicket.

Sunil Narine:

(10 M, 34 O, 7 W)

He is a very experienced player and will contribute with both bat and ball. Narine went wicketless in the last game.

Venkatesh Iyer:

(10 M, 303 R, 30 A)

He will bat at 3 and is the leading run scorer for the team. Iyer scored only 7 runs in the last game.

Punjab Kings player stats:

Sam Curran:

(10 M, 192 R, 27 A + 35.5 O, 7 W)

He is the best all-rounder on the team and will contribute with both bat and ball. Curran went wicketless in the last game but is still a very good pick for C & VC in KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team.

Liam Livingstone:

(5 M, 157 R, 39 A + 4 O, 2 W)

He will bat in the middle order and can also bowl an over or two with the ball. Livingstone was brilliant in the last game and scored 82* runs.

Arshdeep Singh

(10 M, 36.5 O, 16 W)

Singh will be their main pacer and will bowl in powerplay and death. Arshdeep picked up 1 wicket in the last game but was very expensive.

Shikhar Dhawan:

(7 M, 292 R, 58 A) 

He will open the innings and is an experienced player. Dhawan batted decently and scored 30 runs in the last game.

Kagiso Rabada:

(4 M, 16 O, 5 W)

He will lead the pace attack and will bowl in powerplay and death. Rabada did not play the last game.

Top Run Scorers in KOL vs PBKS

Kolkata Knight Riders

  1. Rinku Singh – 316 runs
  2. Venkatesh Iyer – 303 runs
  3. Nitish Rana – 275 runs

Punjab Kings

  1. Shikhar Dhawan – 292 runs
  2. Jitesh Sharma – 239 runs
  3. P Singh – 219 runs
  4. Sam Curran -192 runs

Top Wicket Takers in KOL vs PBKS Today Match

Kolkata Knight Riders

  1. Varun Chakravarthy – 14 wickets
  2. Suyash Sharma – 9 wickets
  3. Sunil Narine – 7 wickets

Punjab Kings

  1. Arshdeep Singh – 16 wickets
  2. Nathan Ellis – 9 wickets
  3. Sam Curran – 7 wickets

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team Prediction

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction

Fantasy Cricket Tips for SRH vs KOL Dream11 Team

  • L Livingstone and S Dhawan are also good picks for C & VC.

SRH vs KOL Captain and Vice-Captain choice

  • Andre Russell
  • Sam Curran
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Shikhar Dhawan

FAQs:

How to see live score of KOL vs PBKS match?

You can catch the KOL vs PBKS live score, commentary, scorecard, and latest updates of the Indian Premier League 2023 on Cricgram App and Fancode App.

How can I watch IPL 2023 for free?

The live streaming of TATA IPL 2023 will be available free on the Jio Cinema App.

Who is the leading run scorer in TATA IPL 2023?

Faf Du Plessis is currently the leading run scorer in the tournament with 511 runs.

Also read: How to choose the best Captain and Vice-Captain in Dream11

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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