PBKS vs KOL Dream11 Prediction: 2nd Match, TATA IPL 2023 [Dream Team]

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PBKS vs KOL Dream11 Team | PBKS vs KKR Dream11 Prediction | Pitch Report | Player Stats | Captain and Vice Captain | Grand League Team

PBKS vs KOL Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders will play in the 2nd match of the IPL 2023 at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.


Punjab Kings finished 6th on the points table last time around and will look to perform better in this season. They have a well balanced squad this team with Shikhar Dhawan continuing to lead the side.

With the bat, Skipper Dhawan, Prabhsimran Singh and Bhanuka Rajapaksa are expected to be their key players at the top followed by Jitesh Sharma and Shahrukh Khan in the middle order.

With the ball, Arshdeep Singh and Sam Curran will lead the pace attack along with Nathan Ellis. Whereas, Harpreet Brar and Rahul Chahar will handle the spin department. They lack a good 5th bowling option which will be a slight concern for them.

Also read: LKN vs DC Dream11 Prediction: 3rd Match, TATA IPL 2023 [Dream Team]


Kolkata Knight Riders on the other hand, also had a similar story in the last season and finished 7th on the points table. They have new face who will lead the side this season in the form of Nitish Rana.

With the bat, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Venkatesh Iyer are expected to open the innings followed by Nitish Rana. Rinku Singh will be their key man in the middle order followed by Andre Russell and Sunil Narine who will do the finishing duties.

With the ball, Lockie Ferguson and Umesh Yadav will lead the pace attack along with Shardul Thakur and Andre Russell. Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy will be their key spinners. Their bowling attack looks very strong on paper compared to Punjab Kings.

Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Details

PBKS vs KOL, 2nd Match, Indian Premier League, 2023.

Date: 1st April, 2023.

Time: 3:30 PM IST.

Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.

PBKS vs KOL Pitch Report IPL 2023

Average 1st Innings score: 168

Average 2nd innings score: 152

(The average score based on the total number of T20 games played on the venue so far)

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The pitch at the venue is expected to be a flat with the batters enjoying the conditions. The average score is also above 160 and a total of above 180 can be expected by the team batting first.

PBKS vs KOL Live Streaming

The live streaming of Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 2nd match of TATA IPL 2023 will be available on the Jio Cinema App.

Where can I see PBKS vs. KOL Live Score?

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

On which channel will IPL 2023 be telecasted on TV?

All the matches of the Indian Premier League 2023 will be live telecast on Star Sports Channels.

PBKS vs KOL Head to Head

Matches Played: 30

PBKS Won: 10

KOL Won: 20

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders recent form

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PBKS vs KOL Dream11 Team News

Punjab Kings:

  • Jonny Bairstow will not be available for them due to no NOC.
  • Livingstone, and Shakib are also unavailable.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • Nitish Rana will lead the side in the absence of Shreyas Iyer.

PBKS vs KOL Probable Playing 11

Punjab Kings:

Player NameRole
Shikhar Dhawan (C)LHB
Prabhsimran SinghRHB
Bhanuka RajapaksaLHB
Jitesh Sharma (WK)RHB
Sikandar RazaRHB+RAO
Shahrukh KhanRHB
Sam CurranLHB+LAFM
Harpreet BrarLHB+LAO
Rahul ChaharRAL
Arshdeep SinghLAFM
Nathan EllisRAFM
Punjab Kings Playing 11

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Player NameRole
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK)RHB
Venkatesh IyerLHB
Nitish Rana (C)LHB
Narayan JagadeesanRHB
Rinku SinghLHB
Andre RussellRHB+RAFM
Sunil NarineLHB+RAO
Shardul ThakurRHB+RAFM
Varun ChakaravarthyRAL
Lockie FergusonRAF
Umesh YadavRAFM
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing 11

Top picks and Player Stats (PBKS vs KOL Match)

Punjab Kings player stats:

Sam Curran:

(32 M, 337 R, 22 A + 108 O, 32 W)

He is the best all-rounder on the team and will contribute with both bat and ball. Curran is likely to bowl with the new ball and bat in the lower middle order and is a default pick for C & VC in PBKS vs KOL Dream11 Prediction.

Shikhar Dhawan:

(206 M, 6244 R, 35 A) 

He will open the innings and is an experienced player. Dhawan is in good mindset and will look to play freely this season.

Arshdeep Singh: 

(37 M, 126 O, 40 W)

Singh will be their main pacer and will bowl in powerplay and death. Arshdeep is in brilliant form and cannot be dropped.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa:

(9 M, 206 R, 22 A)

Rajapaksa will bat at 3 and was excellent for them in the last season. He will to play attacking cricket and can be a good differential pick.

Rahul Chahar:

(55 M, 196 O, 57 W)

He is now an experienced spinner and will bowl in the middle overs. Chahar will bowl in the middle overs and can be a trump card pick.

KOL (Kolkata Knight Riders) Player Stats

Andre Russell:

(98 M, 2035 R, 30 A + 238 O, 89 W)

He needs no introduction and will key role for the team with both bat and ball. Russell will desperate to perform in this season after two average seasons and is another good pick for C & VC in PBKS vs KOL Dream11 Team.

Sunil Narine:

(148 M, 1025 R, 14 A + 576 O, 152 W)

He is a very experienced player and will contribute with both bat and ball. Narine will bowl in the middle overs and can also be handy with the bat.

Nitish Rana:

(91 M, 2181 R, 28 A)

He is the skipper of the team and will bat at 3. Rana is a quality player and can hope for a good season by the bat for him.

Lockie Ferguson:

(35 M, 127 O, 36 W)

He is one of the fastest bowlers in the world and will play a crucial role for them this season. Ferguson will bowl in middle and death overs.

Venkatesh Iyer:

(22 M, 552 R, 27 A)

He will open the innings and will look to attack in the powerplay. Iyer was average in the last season and will look to perform at his best in this season.

Shardul Thakur:

(75 M, 258 O, 82 W)

He will be their wicket taking bowler and will bowl in middle and death. Thakur can also contribute with the bat and will be a trump card pick.

PBKS vs KOL Dream11 Team Prediction

PBKS vs KOL 2023 Dream11 Prediction for Small Leagues:

Fantasy Cricket Tips for the 1st Match between PBKS vs KOL :

  • You can pick R Chahar in place of R Gurbaz

PBKS vs KOL Grand League Dream11 Team, Tata IPL 2023:

Captain and Vice-Captain choice (PBKS vs KOL Tata IPL 2023)

  • Andre Russell
  • Sam Curran
  • Sunil Narine
  • Arshdeep Singh

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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