Indian Premier League: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, Match 39

Kolkata Knight Riders

Match Preview

In the 39th game of the IPL, it will be Kolkata Knight Riders up against the Gujarat Titans at Kolkata.

Both these teams have been doing well with only a few slip-ups now and then. However, both are pretty much aiming to get in the top four.

Looking back at their previous games, the Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 21 runs.

On the other hand, Gujarat Titans beat Mumbai Indians by 55 runs and were dominant in that game.

Talking about their positions in the points table, then the Kolkata Knight Riders are in 7th position with 6 points and an NRR of -0.027.

Meanwhile, Gujarat Titans are in 2nd place with 10 points and an NRR of 0.580. They will look to upstage Rajasthan Royals by winning this game.

Thus, we will be seeing a great and electrifying game in the afternoon between these two sides.

Match Details

Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans, Match 39

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Date: 29th April 2023

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Eden Gardens will be a high-scoring one for batters with spinners getting little to no help from the surface. Moreover, the ball comes on nicely and the batters enjoy playing their shots. Therefore, the average first innings score at this venue is 163 but a winning total should be around 190 or more.

Full Squads for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans, Match 39

Kolkata Knight Riders

Aarya Desai, Jason Roy, Mandeep Singh, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, David Wiese, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Litton Das (wk), Narayan Jagadeesan (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Harshit Rana, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lockie Ferguson, Shardul Thakur, Suyash Sharma, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy

Gujarat Titans

Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Sai Sudharsan, Shubman Gill, Dasun Shanaka, Hardik Pandya (c), Odean Smith, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Srikar Bharat (wk), Matthew Wade (wk), Urvil Patel (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, Joshua Little, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Pradeep Sangwan, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Shivam Mavi, Yash Dayal

Probable Playing XI for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans, Match 39

Kolkata Knight Riders

Narayan Jagadeesan (wk), Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, David Wiese, Vaibhav Arora, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy

Gujarat Titans

Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma

Probable Winner

From the team combinations, we can say that this game will also be an even contest as both teams are really strong on the field.

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