On Monday (May 8), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the 53rd game of Indian Premier League 2023 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. With four wins in ten games, the Knight Riders are in 8th place and must win their remaining four games to have any chance of making the playoffs. In their previous game, the Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by defending their total of 171 runs and winning by five runs, with Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh playing important innings. Varun Chakravarthy defended nine runs in the final over and won the Player of the Match award.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, Match 53
Indian Premier League, 8 May 2023, Mon, 7:30 PM IST, Eden Gardens, Kolkata
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Kolkata Knight Riders
RK Singh, JJ Roy, N Rana(C), AD Russell, SP Narine, VR Iyer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz(wk), Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Vaibhav Arora, H Rana
Shikhar Dhawan(C), Shahrukh Khan, SM Curran, R Dhawan, MW Short, LS Livingstone, P Simran Singh, JM Sharma(wk), RD Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh