Date: May 16 2023
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
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The Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders are set to play their final IPL 2023 fixture and will hope to register a win to stay alive in the playoff race. Ahead of this game, both teams have been in incredible form as they are coming off big wins against two top teams. Kolkata defeated Chennai Super Kings while Lucknow took down Mumbai Indians.
The Lucknow Super Giants have found their winning ways after a few significant losses in the tournament. The bowling has received a massive boost with Moshin Khan’s return to form Whereas, with the bat, LSG continues to possess one of the most powerful batting lineups with the likes of Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis and Nicholas Pooran in sublime form.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders are coming off one of their best win of the 2023 season as they out-performed the Chennai Super Kings in each department. The KKR bowling has been firing all cylinders especially, the spin attack led by Varun Chakaravarthy. Whereas their batting has also found stability thanks to the consistent performances of Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Jason Roy, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakaravarthy
Lucknow Super Giants
Kyle Mayers, Quinton de Kock (wk), Deepak Hooda, Prerak Mankad, Krunal Pandya (c), Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Ravi Bishnoi, Swapnil Singh, Mohsin Khan
Grand League Team:
Batters: Kyle Mayers, Jason Roy, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh
Bowlers: Varun Chakaravarthy, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan
Wicket-keepers: Quinton de Kock, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
All-rounders: Prerak Mankad, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Krunal Pandya, Andre Russell
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