KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Dream11 Playing XI, Today Match 53, IPL 2023
Dream11 fantasy XI tips and guide for the 53rd match of the IPL 2023 between KOL and PBKS to be played in Kolkata.
In match number 53 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, two times IPL winners, Kolkata Knight Riders, lock horns with Punjab Kings in a reverse fixture at the Eden Garden Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on May 8, 2023.
After 10 games each, Punjab Kings (PBKS) are placed a notch above than Kolkata Knight Riders (KOL) at the seventh position with 10 points while KOL have eight points in their kitty.
KOL will be riding high on confidence after their win against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a closely fought battle by 5 runs. Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh were the main producers with the bat for KOL while Shardul Thakur and Vaibhav Arora with two wickets each.
On the other hand, PBKS suffered a defeat in their last game against Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets. It was a high-scoring game where Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma were the destructors with the bat. The bowling unit did not have much to boast about.
Both teams will look to get two crucial points and move up in the table.
KOL vs PBKS: Match details:
Match – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, IPL 2023, Match 53
Match date – 8th May 2023
Start time – 7:30 PM IST
Venue – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
KOL vs PBKS: Head-to-head record: KOL (20) – PBKS (11)
KOL have had the upper hand against PBKS. While KOL will look to exert their dominace, PBKS will look for a better performance.
KOL vs PBKS: Weather Report:
The weather forecast for this game is good with the temperature expected to be around 30-33 degrees Celsius with clear skies all around.
KOL vs PBKS: Pitch Report:
The pitch for the IPL game between Kolkata and Punjab is expected to favour the batters. As the game progresses, the surface is expected to get even more better for the batters, and expect a high-voltage game.
KOL vs PBKS: Probable XIs:
Kolkata Knight Riders: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy
Punjab Kings: Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Jitesh Sharma, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Matthew Short, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis
Suggested Dream11 Fantasy Team No. 1 KOL vs PBKS Dream11:
Wicket-keepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Jitesh Sharma
Batters: Shikhar Dhawan, Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer
All-rounders: Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine
Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Varun Chakaravarthy
Captain first choice: Shikhar Dhawan || Captain second choice: Liam Livingstone
Vice-captain first choice: Nitish Rana || Vice-captain second choice: Sunil Narine
Suggested Dream11 Fantasy Team No. 2 KOL vs PBKS Dream11:
Wicket-keepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batters: Shikhar Dhawan, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer
All-rounders: Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur
Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Varun Chakaravarthy, Nathan Ellis
Captain first choice: Andre Russell || Captain second choice: Varun Chakaravarthy
Vice-captain first choice: Shikhar Dhawan || Vice-captain second choice: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
KOL vs PBKS: Dream11 Prediction – Who Will Win
Kolkata Knight Riders have had the edge over PBKS in the past and they will be expected to win this game.
posted in :