Eden Gardens Pitch Report: The 53rd match of TATA IPL 2023 will be on May 8th between the Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) and Punjab Kings(PBKS) at Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata.
KKR bowlers outperformed SRH batsmen, which helped them to win the match by five runs. In IPL 2023, KKR played ten matches, winning four and losing six matches, currently at the 8th position on the IPL Points table with eight points. KKR lost the previous encounter against PBKS by seven wickets at Punjab Cricket Stadium.
PBKS lost their last match against MI by six wickets, once again, their bowlers did not perform in the last match. In IPL 2023, PBKS played ten matches in which they won five and lost five matches and at the 7th spot in the IPL Points table with ten points. PBKS bowlers lost their line and length in the last match and struggled against MI Batsmen.
Nitish Rana of KKR is ready to clash with PBKS Skipper Shikhar Dhawan in the 53rd match of Tata IPL 2023 at Eden Gardens Stadium. PBKS have decent chances to qualify for playoff, whereas KKR has a few chances to qualify for playoffs this season; both teams have quality players who can perform for their team in any situation. KKR has a high chance to win this match and has a home advantage.
KKR vs PBKS Match Detail:
Tournament: Indian Premier League(IPL) 2023
Venue: Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata
Date & Time: May 8th, 07:30 PM (IST)
Live Streaming Details: Jio Cinema, Star Sport Network
Eden Gardens Stadium Kolkata Details:
Eden Gardens Stadium is the oldest and second-largest cricket stadium in India, with a seating capacity of around 66,000 spectators. Eden Gardens Stadium is Known for its batting-friendly pitches, which help batters to score high runs, but in recent matches, spinners also get some help from the surface.
Eden Gardens Stadium is the favourite venue to host international matches in India, including multiple IPL matches, test matches, ODI matches, T20Is matches and even 1987,1996 and 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup matches. It is the home Venue of the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise in the Indian Premier League(IPL).
This Stadium hosted the opener match of IPL in 2008 and also hosted multiple finals and eliminators matches. Eden Gardens hosted high-profile matches, including the finals of the 1987 ODI World Cup, the 2016 T20I World Cup, the Women’s T20I World Cup, and the 1997 Women’s World Cup. Team India played some historic cricket matches at Eden Gardens Stadium, including Rohit Sharma’s double century against Sri Lanka in ODI Cricket, which is the Highest ODI score by any individual player in the ODI format record.
Eden Gardens Pitch Report:
The Pitch of Eden Gardens is usually flat wicket which helps both batters and bowlers in IPL. But in recent matches, the behaviour of the pitch is changed, Now spinners get sharp turns from the surface, which shows that the upcoming match will be a High Scoring thrilling match.
Eden Gardens have many pitches which are used during IPL 2023, like red soil pitch, black soil pitch, yellow soil pitch, and hard pitch. It depends upon Ground Staff which type of pitch will be used to play the upcoming match.
Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) hold the record for most wins(44) at Eden Gardens by any team in IPL, whereas PBKS won 3 matches. KKR won the most battles between both teams. They won 20 matches, whereas PBKS won only 11 matches which shows the dominance of KKR over PBKS in IPL.
Eden Gardens Upcoming Matches:
|KKR vs PBKS||8th May,2023||07:30 PM (IST)|
|KKR vs RR||11th May,2023||07:30 PM (IST)|
|KKR vs LSG||20th May,2023||07:30 PM (IST)|
Eden Gardens IPL Records:
Matches Played: 82
Batting 1st won: 34
Batting 2nd won: 48
Highest Score: 235 by Chennai Super Kings
Lowest Score: 49 by Royals Challengers Bangalore
Average score: 159.58
Eden Gardens Stadium Kolkata Weather Forecast:
The Weather in Kolkata is hot and humid during the month of May, the temperature would be around 38 degrees Celsius during the day and will fall to 29 degrees Celsius at night.
Humidity is expected to be around 43 %, which is quite low due to sunny weather, and wind speed would be around 10 km/h and Chance of rain is approx. 2% during the match.
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