The match 68 of the Indian Premier League 2023 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants, is set to be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on May 20. This is a crucial fixture for the visitors LSG, who need a win to ensure their qualification in the IPL playoffs.
Notably, Lucknow have beaten Mumbai in their previous encounter at the Ekana Cricket Stadium by five runs, which will give them much-needed confidence to deliver a quality performance at the Eden Gardens. Meanwhile, Kolkata aren’t out of contention for league playoffs currently, but they have to win their home match by a massive margin to have any chance at a top 4 finish.
Talking about the weather in Kolkata, earlier today on May 19, the city experienced a massive hailstorm, which covered the entire field at the Eden Gardens.
For Saturday afternoon's contest between Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants as per Weather.com, the forecast is expected to be relatively clear with temperatures hovering around 36°C maximum at 70% humidity and winds peaking at 25 kmph.