IPL RecordsCan KKR Still Qualify for Playoffs in IPL 2023?

Can KKR Still Qualify for Playoffs in IPL 2023?

Due to the injury to Shardul Thakur and the absence of KKR’s captain Shreyas Iyer from the IPL this year, the team is facing significant difficulties. But their star players, Andre Russell, and Sunil Narine, are having one of their worst IPL seasons ever. All these factors are affecting their performance in IPL 2023 and fans are concerned can KKR still qualify for the Playoffs in 2023 IPL season.

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In the first eight games of the IPL 2023, KKR has won three and lost five. They have a net run rate of -0.027.

KKR kicked off their IPL 2023 campaign with a disappointing loss to Punjab Kings by seven runs using the DLS method.

They bounced back in the next game against RCB, scoring 204 runs because of the fifties from Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Shardul Thakur. After four overs, RCB’s first wicket fell for 41, however, their middle and lower middle orders collapsed. Ultimately, KKR won by 81 runs, affecting RCB’s net run rate.

They defeated Gujarat Titans by three wickets in their third match. KKR was about to lose this game but Rinku Singh’s unbelievable knock bring them victory. Rinku Singh snatched the victory from Titans by smashing five sixes to Yash Dayal in the last over.

But then went on to lose four consecutive games against Sun Risers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians, Dehli Capitals, and Chennai Super Kings.

Finally, they opened their winning log against RCB with a 49-run victory at Eden Garden Kolkata.

How Can KKR Qualify for Playoffs in IPL 2023?

Yes KKR can qualify for the playoffs. KKR is 5th in the IPL points table 2023 after winning five games. They have played 11 IPL games so far, with only three games remaining. They must win at least three games by big margins. This will help them improve their net run rate and points to qualify for the next round of IPL 2023.

The remaining six games are against Sun Risers Hyderabad, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, and Lucknow Super Giants.

Upcoming Matches of KKR in IPL 2023

DateTeam 1Team 2Venue
11/5/2023Kolkata Knight RidersRajasthan RoyalsKolkata
14/5/2023Chennai Super KingsKolkata Knight RidersChennai
20/5/2023Kolkata Knight RidersLucknow Super GiantsKolkata
Remaining Matches of KKR

KKR All Matches Results in IPL 2023

DateHome TeamAway TeamResultVenue
1/4/2023Punjab KingsKolkata Knight RidersPBKS won by 7 runs (DLS)Mohali
6/4/2023Kolkata Knight RidersRoyal Challengers BangaloreKKR won by 81 runsKolkata
9/4/2023Gujarat TitansKolkata Knight RidersKKR won by 3 wicketsAhmedabad
14/4/2023Kolkata Knight RidersSunrisers HyderabadSRH won by 23 runsKolkata
16/4/2023Mumbai IndiansKolkata Knight RidersMI won by 5 wicketsMumbai
20/4/2023Delhi CapitalsKolkata Knight RidersDC won by 4 runsDelhi
23/4/2023Kolkata Knight RidersChennai Super KingsCSK won by 49 runsKolkata
26/4/2023Royal Challengers BangaloreKolkata Knight RidersKKR won by 21 runsBengaluru
29/4/2023Kolkata Knight RidersGujrat TitansGT won by 7 wicketsKolkata
04/5/2023Sunriser HyderabadKolkata Knight RidersKKR won by 5 runsHyderabad
08/5/2023Kolkata Knight RidersPunjab KingsKKR won by 5 WicketsKolkata
KKR All Matches Results in IPL 2023


Can KKR Play the Final of IPL 2023?

Yes, but they have to qualify for playoffs and then beat the other teams.

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