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KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Dream11 Playing XI, Today Match 53, IPL 2023

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May 8 2023
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:

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team 1KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team 1

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:

KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team 2KOL vs PBKS Dream11 Team 2

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.

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