PBKS vs KKR Dream11 Prediction: Punjab Kings will face off against Kolkata Knight Riders in the second match of IPL 2023 at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Punjab at 3:30 PM on 1st April 2023.
In this blog, you will get all the player stats, pitch reports, weather reports, and some fantasy tips regarding this match which will help you to win. And at the end, we will suggest 2 Fantasy Teams for the Grand & small leagues.
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PBKS vs KKR Match 2 Details
|Teams||Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Captains||Shikhar Dhawan (PBKS) and Nitish Rana (KKR)|
|Toss Time||3:00 PM|
|Staring Time||3:30 PM|
|Stadium||Punjab Cricket Association Stadium|
PBKS vs KKR Match 2 Pitch Report
The pitch at the Mohali Cricket Stadium is known to be a cracky patch, which allows for consistent spin and turn. But the dimension of this ground is very small. So overall batsmen will dominate on this pitch.
|Bowling||spin and turn|
|Batting||Easy to bat|
ALSO CHECK – Mohali Cricket Stadium Pitch Report
PBKS vs KKR Match 2 Weather Report
The weather in Mohali also has a significant impact on the pitch at the Mohali Cricket Stadium. The temperature in Mohali, Punjab is around 28-30°C. Precipitation is 0%.
PBKS vs KKR Last Match Scorecard
Punjab Kings Player Stats
|Shikhar Dhawan (C)||460||00|
|Liam Livingstone (VC)||437||06|
|Jitesh Sharma (Wk)||234||00|
Kolkata Knight Riders Player Stats
|Andre Russell (VC)||335||17|
|Nitish Rana (C)||361||00|
|Shakib Al Hasan||00||00|
Punjab Kings Team (Playing 11)
Shikhar Dhawan, B Rajapaksa, L Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Shahrukh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Sikander Raza, Jitesh Sharma.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team (Playing 11)
Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shakib Al Hasan, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Southee, Liton Das, Rinku Singh.
Best Dream11 Picks for PBKS vs KKR Match
Andre Russell is one of the best picks for the match. He is the No. 1 All-rounder of the IPL. He has big hands as the champion of KKR in 2012 & 2014. He has the highest run scorer of his team in IPL 2022 and also the highest wicket-taker.
He will be seen as a captain of KKR in IPL 2023 because of Shreyas Iyer’s injury during IND vs AUS 3rd Test match. Rana was the 4th highest run scorer in IPL 2022. And in this IPL he has many responsibilities in his hand.
Sikander Raza is going to play his 1st IPL match for Punjab Kings, He is in his prime. He was one of the most dangerous all-rounders of the T20 World Cup 2022. And the condition of India will suit Sikander Raza.
Liam Livingstone is one of the important members of PBKS. He is especially known for his strong hitting ability. He was the 2nd highest run scorer of his team behind Shikhar Dhawan.
The mystery spinner, Sunil Narine is the most successful bowler of IPL ever. But the IPL 2022 was a bad year for him where he made 71 runs and took 9 wickets. So, this year he will look for a huge comeback from the first match.
PBKS vs KKR Grand League Team
Who will win Today’s PBKS vs KKR Match?
Analyzing the head-to-head, they played 30 matches with each other where Kolkata won 19 matches while Punjab won 11 matches. Knight Riders have total domination over Punjab. But this year Punjab is looking stronger in both the bowling and batting departments. So Punjab may win the match against Kolkata.
Who will win Today’s PBKS vs KKR Toss?
The pitch of Bindra Stadium is a batting pitch and a good record while chasing. 56% of matches are won by the chasing team. So both captains will prefer to field first and will be more comfortable chasing in the 2nd innings.
PBKS vs KKR Fantasy Tips
- KKR dominated PBKS for many years. And KKR looking more strong in this year. So, they will be going to win this match.
- 6:5 is the best combination for today’s team. 6 players from KKR and 5 players from PBKS are the best.
- KKR will give their best to win this match. So take more players from KKR in your Fantasy Playing 11. I
- Give a captain or vice-captain to the batsmen of any team. Because the pitch is very suitable for batsmen to score runs.
Which team will win the PBKS vs KKR match?
KKR dominated PBKS for many years. And KKR looking more strong in this year. So, they will be going to win this match.
What is the pitch report of the PBKS vs KKR match?
The pitch at the Mohali Cricket Stadium is known to be a cracky patch, which allows for consistent spin and turn.
What is the weather Report for the PBKS vs KKR match?
The temperature in Mohali, Punjab is around 28-30°C. Precipitation is 0%.
What is the venue of the PBKS vs KKR match?
The second match of Tata IPL 2023 between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will be held in Mohali Cricket Stadium, Mohali, Punjab.
Is there any injury in PBKS vs KKR today’s match?
Yes, Shreyas Iyer of KKR is out of the tournament due to a back injury in his place Nitish Rana will play the role of captaincy.