KKR vs LSG, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for Match 68 of IPL 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders

Match Preview

It will be KKR vs LSG for the 68th game of the IPL at Eden Gardens in Kolkata tomorrow evening.

Both these teams have played some good cricket this season and will look to continue the same in this game as well.

Additionally, both of them have many star performers in their ranks who can demolish any side in the game.

Now, talking about their last fixtures, the Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings at Chepauk by 6 wickets to keep their playoff hope alive.

On the other hand, LSG beat Mumbai Indians to grab 3rd place in the points table and will now look to get in the top 2 as well.

Furthermore, talking about the points table, the Knight Riders are in 7th place with 12 points and an NRR of -0.256.

Meanwhile, LSG is in 3rd place with 15 points and an NRR of +0.304.

Thus, tomorrow’s evening game is a crucial one for both these teams, more so for Lucknow Super Giants.

Match Details

Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants, Match 68

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Date: 20th May 2023

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Kolkata is evenly suited for both batters and bowlers in T20 cricket. Moreover, batsmen find it easier to play their shots at this venue. Both pacers and spinners will enjoy their time on this wicket as well. Therefore, the team winning the toss should opt to bowl first.

Full Squads for KKR vs LSG, Match 68

Kolkata Knight Riders

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

Lucknow Super Giants

Ayush Badoni, Karun Nair, Manan Vohra, Suryansh Shedge, Daniel Sams, Deepak Hooda, Krishnappa Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Prerak Mankad, Romario Shepherd, Swapnil Singh, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Quinton de Kock (wk), Amit Mishra, Arpit Guleria, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood, Mohsin Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Yudhvir Singh

Probable Playing XI for KKR vs LSG, Match 68

Kolkata Knight Riders

Nitish Rana (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Jason Roy, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer (Impact Player)

Lucknow Super Giants

Krunal Pandya (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Deepak Hooda, Prerak Mankad, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Bishnoi, Swapnil Singh, Mohsin Khan, Yash Thakur (Impact Player)

Match Prediction for KKR vs LSG, Match 68

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be an even contest between these two sides.

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