The Indian Premier League 2023 is now in its final round of league matches. The 68th match of the season will feature a match between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Lucknow Super Giants. KKR needed a strong victory here after defeating the Chennai Super Kings in the previous match to maintain their chances of making the playoffs. LSG enters this match with a victory over the Mumbai Indians, and they appear to be in good shape.
The Lucknow Super Giants increased their confidence by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders in both of their games in the previous season. The visitors have a strong batting lineup and will want to take advantage of it. While KKR has performed well recently, they have struggled at home.
We anticipate a tight game in this one because both clubs are vying for a postseason spot. There is still a slim possibility that Nitish Rana’s team would advance to the playoffs. With three victories in their last four games, they are in better shape. The team played brilliantly against the Chennai Super Kings in the most recent match, winning by six wickets.
To increase their run rate and increase their chances of making the playoffs for the first time since 2018, they require a strong victory here. Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Jason Roy, who were absent from the previous game, will need to make a good starting stand for them. In the middle order with Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer must get back into shape and perform effectively.
After defeating the Mumbai Indians by a score of 5 in the last contest, Krunal Pandya’s team is almost through to the playoffs. After the game appeared to be gone, their bowlers pulled off an incredible victory. up the final round of league games, other clubs are closing up on them, so they cannot afford to let up. Pandya wants his team to win this game so they can guarantee their qualification.
When: Saturday, May 20, 7:30 PM IST
Where: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
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