IPL 2023: KKR vs PBKS Match Prediction: The Match 53rd of TATA IPL 2023 is set to be played between Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) and Punjab Kings(PBKS) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. This is the second time both the teams are facing each other this season in the first match they played; Punjab was the winner by DLS method at Mohali cricket stadium.
Both the teams have played their ten matches of their quota this season. PBKS has won five matches while they have lost five and they are 7th in the points table. While KKR has won four matches, due to which they are standing at 8th in the points table.
PBKS has opener batsman Shikhar Dhawan and Matt Short, and in the middle order, they have Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, and Jitesh Sharma, while in the bowling department, they have Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar, and Kagiso Rabada.
KKR has informed Rahmunallah Guzbaz and Jason Roy, and in the middle order, they have Rinku Singh, Andre Russel Nitish Rana, and the bowling department will be leading by Shardul Thakur and Varun Chakarvarthy.
KKR vs PBKS Most Favourite Picks:
Rinku Singh has been in outstanding form this season, scoring 316 runs in 10 matches at an average of 52.67 and his recent innings of 52, 46, and 58* runs, which shows Rinku’s consistency and ability to contribute significantly for his team.
Matches Played: 27
Highest Score: 58*
Jitesh Sharm has been in form this season, scoring 239 runs in 10 matches at an average of 26.56. His recent innings, including 46, 21, 24, 24, and 41 runs showcase his ability to score runs quickly and he have a strike rate of 165.57.
Matches Played: 22
Highest Score: 49*
Liam Livingstone has made a strong impact for Punjab Kings, with 157 runs in just five matches. His highest score of 82* runs shows his ability to play impactful innings. He has shown his aggressive batting and Liam’s contribution has been valuable for his team especially in the middle overs.
Matches Played: 28
Highest Score: 82*
KKR vs PBKS Match Prediction, Who will Win?
Both the teams have played 31 matches against each other, out of which KKR has shown complete dominance with 20 wins while PBKS has won only 11 matches. This match will be played at the home ground of KKR, so KKR will win the match. But PBKS can also surprise because they are in good form and have scored 200+ scores many times.
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