IPL 2024 KKR vs PBKS: Live Updates & News

“Live updates and news for KKR vs PBKS: IPL match will be held on Friday. The contest between the two teams will take place at Eden Gardens will start at 7:30 PM IST. With 10 points from 7 games, KKR  are now ranked second, while Punjab Kings are in ninth place with 4 points from 8 games. Still, let’s examine both clubs’ potential starting lineups as well as the KKR vs PBKS pitch report and game predictions.

Will the playing eleven for KKR change at all?

The KKR could start with Phil Salt and Sunil Narine. Players like Andre Russell, Ramanth Singh, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer, and Rinku Singh may also be included in the playing eleven as batters. In the meanwhile, bowlers Varun Chakravarthy, Harshdeep Rana, and Vaibhav Arora might be included in the starting eleven.

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Most Likely Kolkata Knight Riders Playing Eleven

Phil Salt (wicketkeeper), Varun Chakravarthy, Vaibhav Arora, Harshdeep Rana, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, and Shreyas Iyer (captain).

The Punjab Kings will take the pitch with these players:

Shikhar Dhawan, the PBKS regular captain, may be sidelined by an injury. Dhawan isn’t expected to be included in the playing eleven when Kolkata Knight Riders visit, according to rumours. Therefore, Sam Curran will be handling the captaincy duties. Sam Curran and Prabhsimran Singh were considered to be the opening batsmen. On the other hand, batsmen like Ashutosh Sharma, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Shashank Singh, and Jitesh Sharma might be able to make the team. Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, and Harshal Patel will be in charge of the bowling department.

Most Likely Starting Eleven for the Punjab Kings

Sam Curran (captain), Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Shashank Singh, and Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper).

At Eden Gardens, expect to perform well.

Kolkata’s Eden Gardens Stadium has frequently seen high scores. This season, teams have scored more over 200 runs on numerous occasions. In addition, groups have been successful in chasing down 200 runs. Thus, it is reasonable to anticipate another high-scoring match on this pitch. It is preferred by teams that win the toss to bowl first. The team batting first has won 37 of the 90 T20 matches played at this field so far, while the team pursuing has won 53 of them.

Which group is in the lead?

Aside from their bowlers, the batters for the Kolkata Knight Riders are playing excellently this season. On the other side, the opposing teams have faced a significant obstacle in trying to overcome Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens. Furthermore, after 32 meetings between the two clubs, KKR has prevailed 21 times and Punjab Kings has won 11 times. KKR appears to be a serious contender for the win based on these numbers and their current performance.”

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