IPL 2023, PBKS vs KKR Match Preview: The second match of Indian Premier League 2023 will be played today between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. The match will be played at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium at 3.30 pm. Some players from both teams are injured. Along with this, as both the teams will enter the field under the leadership of a new captain, everyone’s eyes have turned to this.
IPL 2023, PBKS vs KKR: Punjab vs Kolkata match
Due to the unavailability of some foreign players and injuries to some players, Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will take to the field for the opening match of IPL 2023 on Saturday. Both teams will be aiming for a winning start to the IPL. Meanwhile, both Punjab and Kolkata have strong players, but their performances on the field have not been impressive.
IPL 2023, PBKS vs KKR: Both teams are in the field with new captains
For today’s match, Punjab will be led by veteran Shikhar Dhawan while Kolkata will be captained by Nitish Rana. Both teams will enter the field to win under the new leadership. Punjab Kings are yet to win a single season of IPL. On the contrary, the Rajasthan team has previously won the IPL trophy twice under the leadership of Gautam Gambhir.
IPL 2023, PBKS vs KKR: Whose Pard Jad?
The teams of Punjab and Kolkata will face each other this afternoon at the IS Bindra Stadium of the Punjab Cricket Association in Mohali. If we look at the previous matches between the two teams, these teams have been beating each other alternately. Out of the last five matches, KKR has won three matches while Punjab Kings have lost two matches.
In today’s match, Punjab Kings will have a tough task. The reason for this is that the Punjab team will be playing at home. Kolkata, on the other hand, will be without their regular captain Shreyas Iyer. Shreyas Iyer is currently out of the squad due to a back injury. Shreyas is likely to return in the next match. Currently, the command of KKR is in the hands of Nitish Rana.