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IPL 2023: KKR vs. LSG, match number 68 Prediction of the Match: Who will triumph in KKR vs. LSG’s IPL match today

On Saturday, May 20, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Lucknow Super Giants will square off in the 2023 Indian Premier League. Kolkata enters the match fresh off a victory over CSK, while LSG triumphed over Mumbai Indians in their previous meeting. In terms of qualifying for the postseason, the game is crucial for both teams.

LSG will try to secure their spot in the top two by easily defeating KKR, who are in desperate need of a win to stay in the playoff race. To increase their net run rate and increase their chances of qualifying, Kolkata must also win by a significant margin.

Match Details:

IPL 2023, Match 68: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Lucknow Super Giants

Location: Kolkata’s Eden Gardens

Time and Date: 7:30 PM IST on Saturday, May 20.

Details about the telecast and streaming: JioCinema and Star Sports Network

Pitch Report

Teams batting first have won three of the six games played at Eden Gardens this season, while teams chasing have won three of them. Batters have enjoyed themselves greatly at the venue, and the surface has produced a number of high-scoring games. Additionally, there has been good support for spinners. The captain who wins the toss will attempt to bowl first while considering the venue’s recent history.

KKR vs. LSG: Potential Starting Lineups

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Sunil Narine, Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakaravarthy, Rinku Singh, Shardul Thakur, Jason Roy, and Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk).

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)

Ayush Badoni, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Bishnoi, Swapnil Singh, Mohsin Khan, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Prerak Mankad, and Krunal Pandya (c). Quinton de Kock (wk).

KKR vs LSG Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter

Rinku Singh

With three half-centuries to his credit and 407 runs in 13 innings at an average of 50.87 and a strike rate of 143.30, the southpaw has been in incredible form all season. After smashing a spectacular fifty (54 off 43) in KKR’s most recent match against CSK, Rinku will be motivated to lead his team to victory once more.

Probable Best Bowler

Varun Chakravarthy

With 19 wickets taken from 13 innings at an average of 20.57 and an economy of 8.03, the leg-break bowler has been in incredible form this season. Having already won two Player of the Match honors this season, Chakravarthy will be motivated to help his team win and maintain their playoff hopes by bowling them in.