In today’s IPL match, KKR vs LSG will meet for the first time in IPL 2023. They faced each other last season at DY Patel stadium in Mumbai, where LSG beat KKR by two runs after a tense game.
Both teams are in good form they won their last games against a solid lineup. KKR beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in their last game. In comparison, LSG beat Mumbai Indians by five runs in their last game.
This is a very crucial game for both teams to qualify for the next round. LSG is eyeing to get a second spot on the points table by beating Kolkata Knight Riders. On the other hand, this is a must-win game for KKR to keep their hopes alive to qualify for the next round.
KKR vs CSK Today Match Details
- Today’s Match Venue: Eden Gardens Kolkata India
- Match Time: 7:30 pm IST
- Weather: Mostly Clear with scattered clouds
- Live Streaming: JioCinema
- TV Broadcast: Star Sports Network
Kolkata Knight Rider vs Lucknow Super Giants Head to Head
LSG and KKR only play two IPL games where LSG proves themselves as a better side. In Bothe games, they beat KKR.
|Total||KKR Won||LSG Won|
Result of the Last 5 IPL Matches
KKR’s Last 5 IPL Matches
KKR has won three of the last five games. They defeated CSK, Punjab Kings, and SRH while being defeated by Rajasthan and Titans.
|Super Kings||won by 6 Wickets||lost||2nd||Chennai||14 May 2023|
|Rajasthan Royals||lost by 9 Wickets||lost||1st||Eden Gardens||11 May 2023|
|Punjab Kings||won by 5 Wickets||lost||2nd||Eden Gardens||8 May 2023|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||won by 6 Runs||won||1st||Hyderabad||4 May 2023|
|Gujrat Titans||lost by 6 Wickets||lost||1st||Eden Gardens||29 Apr 2023|
LSG Last 5 IPL Matches
LSG has won two of their last five IPL games. They defeated the Mumbai Indians and the SRH while losing to the Titans and the RCB.
|Mumbai Indians||won by 5 runs||lost||1st||Lucknow||16 May 2023|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||won by 7 Wickets||lost||2nd||Hyderabad||13 May 2023|
|Gujrat Titans||lost by 56 runs||won||2nd||Ahmedabad||7 May 2023|
|Chennai Super Kings||n/r||lost||1st||Lucknow||3 May 2023|
|RCB||lost by 18 runs||lost||2nd||Lucknow||1 May 2023|
Today KKR VS LSG IPL Match Pitch Report and Stats
Today’s match between KKR and LSG will take place at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens. The Eden Garden pitches are batting-friendly, indicating that the game between KKR and LSG will be high-scoring.
This season, 6 games have been played at Eden Garden. Both sides won three games either they batted first or second.
However, given the weather conditions and the recent bowling records, toss winning captain will go bowling first. In the second inning, the pitch is simple to bat on, and dew causes obstacles for the bowlers.
|Average First inning score||196|
|Average second inning score||171|
|Matches won by the team batting 1st||3|
|Matches won by the team batting 2nd||3|
LSG and KKR Position on Points Table IPL 2023
LSG is in third position on the IPL 2023 points table with seven wins and KKR is in seventh with 12 points.
LSG vs KKR Proabale Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders:
- Rahmanullah Gurbaz
- Jason Roy
- Venkatesh Iyer
- Nitish Rana
- Andre Russell
- Rinku Singh
- Sunil Narine
- Shardul Thakur
- Varun Chakaravarthy
- Vaibhav Arora
- Harshit Rana
Lucknow Super Giants:
- Quinton de Kock
- Kyle MayersPrerak Mankad
- Krunal Pandya
- Marcus Stoinis
- Nicholas Pooran
- Krishnappa Gowtham
- Ravi Bishnoi
- Amit Mishra
- Yash Thakur
- Yudhvir Singh
Fantasy Team Suggestion for LSG VS KKR
|Openers||Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kyle Mayers|
|Batsman||Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Sing, Nicholas Pooran (12th man)|
|All Rounder||Andre Russell, Marcus Stoinis, Varun Chakaravarthy|
|Bowlers||Ravi Bishnoi, Harshit Rana, Yudhvir Singh|
Key Players to Watch in KKR vs LSG
Batter to Watch
Venkatesh Iyer and Rinku Sing from KKR: Rinku Singh has been in excellent form this season. He scored the winning run against RCB and established himself as a crucial player for KKR. While Iyer is looking dangerous after scoring a century against Mumbai.
Marcus Stonnins from LSG: He is having one of the best seasons in his IPL career. He has smashed 4 fifties by using his power-hitting.
Bowlers to Watch:
Ravi Bishnoi and Varun Chakaravarthy: Both leg spinners will be key bowlers for their respective sides. Their four overs will have a significant impact on the match’s outcome.
Who Will Win Today Match Between KKR and LSG?
LSG is a strong side that might win this game as well. Despite the fact that KL Rahul is currently not in the playing XI, their team is more balanced than KKR.