PBKS vs KKR Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks- IPL Match Prediction- Who Will Win Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders? Match 2. The second match of TATA IPL 2023 will see the clash between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali on April 1st, Saturday.
PBKS vs KKR Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks, TATA IPL 2023 Match 2 Preview:
The first game of Saturday’s doubleheader of IPL 2023 will see the home team Punjab Kings take on the Kolkata Knight Riders at PCA Stadium, Mohali.
The home side Punjab Kings will be led by the Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders will be led by Nitish Rana in the absence of their regular captain Shreyas Iyer who is still recovering from an injury.
Punjab Kings finished in 6th position last season and the Kolkata Knight Riders finished in 7th spot. Punjab side is yet to win an IPL title, meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders have won twice. An exciting game is anticipated here between these two sides on Saturday.
PBKS vs KKR Injury/Unavailable Players:
For the Punjab Kings, English all-rounder Liam Livingstone is set to miss the first game as he is on an off-season tour to Dubai and will reach India next week, wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow, has been ruled out of the season as he is recovering from an injury and Kagiso Rabada, who is only arriving in India on April 3 due to International Commitments.
For the Kolkata Knight Riders, their Skipper Shreyas Iyer is set to miss the majority of the season due to his back injury.
PBKS vs KKR Head-to-head records:
In the last 5 games played between these 2 sides Kolkata Knight Riders have won 3 and Punjab have won 2.
Key players for Punjab Kings for PBKS vs KKR:
Sam Curran: The English all-rounder was the most expensive purchase in IPL history as he was bought for a massive sum of 18.5 Cr. He had a wonderful 2022 season as he finished as the Player of the tournament for his 13-wicket haul in six innings, at an impressive average of 11.38 in the T20 World Cup. He will be among the crucial players to consider for this match as well.
Shikhar Dhawan: The highly experienced left-handed opener will be a key player for the Punjab side this season as he takes over the captaincy role. He has scored 6243 runs in 205 games at an average of 34.9 and can come in handy in this match as well.
Key Players for Kolkata Knight Riders for PBKS vs KKR:
Nitish Rana: The top-order left-handed batsman has been a vital cog for the Kolkata side for the last five years and has been appointed as the skipper in the absence of Shreyas Iyer. He has scored 2181 runs in 85 innings at an average of 27.9.
Andre Russell: The hard-hitting West Indies all-rounder is a definite match-winner for his side. He can demolish any bowling attack on his day and can win matches single-handedly. In 82 innings, he has scored over two thousand runs and with the ball, he has picked up 89 wickets in his IPL career so far. He will be another vital player to consider for this game.
PBKS vs KKR Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks- IPL Match Prediction- Who Will Win Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders? Match 2
Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan ©, Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Raj Bawa, Rahul Chahar, Sam Curran, Rishi Dhawan, Nathan Ellis, Harpreet Brar, Harpreet Singh, Vidwath Kaverappa, Liam Livingstone, Mohit Rathee, Prabhsimran Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, M Shahrukh Khan, Jitesh Sharma, Shivam Singh, Matthew Short, Sikandar Raza, Atharva Taide
Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana ©, Vaibhav Arora, Lockie Ferguson, Harshit Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, Narayan Jagadeesan, Kulwant Khejroliya, Litton Das, Mandeep Singh, Sunil Narine, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Rinku Singh, Tim Southee, Suyash Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, David Wiese, Umesh Yadav
PBKS vs KKR Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks, TATA IPL 2023- Match 2 Prediction:
What will be the Final Score in PBKS vs KKR?
The Final Score is expected to be 180.
What is the Session Prediction (Powerplay) for Runs in PBKS vs KKR?
The Session Powerplay score is expected to be 45.
Who will be the Player of the Match in PBKS vs KKR?
Sam Curran is expected to be the Player of the Match.
Who will be the Best Batter (Runs scored)?
Shikhar Dhawan is expected to score the most runs in this match.
Who will be the Best Bowler (Wickets taken)?
Sam Curran is expected to pick the most wickets in this match.
When will the First Wicket Fall?
The first wicket is expected to fall at 35 runs.
What will be the First Over Runs?
The first Over-Runs are expected to be 7.
What will be the First Ball Runs?
First Ball Run is expected to be 0.
Who will score the Most Fours?
Shikhar Dhawan is expected to score Most Fours.
Who will score the Most Sixes?
Nitish Rana is expected to score Most Sixes.
Who will Win The Match?
Punjab Kings is expected to win the Match.
Disclaimer: These predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced so stay tuned.
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