IPL 2023 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings Today Match Prediction

IPL 2023 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings Today Match Prediction

The 33rd match of the IPL 2023 will see the four-time champions Chennai Super Kings take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday, April 23. The visitors currently find themselves in third place in the standings with eight points in six games, whereas Kolkata sits in eighth position with four points in six matches.

Chennai Super Kings are coming into the game on the back of a win at home against Sunrisers Hyderabad as they defeated the Aiden Markram-led side in a comfortable fashion. On the other hand, Kolkata lost their previous game to the David Warner-led Delhi Capitals. The two-time champions would be keen on getting back to winning ways when they take on Chennai next.

IPL 2023: Match 33 Details

  • Date: April 23, Sunday
  • Time: 7:30 pm IST 
  • Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Pitch Report

The surface at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata is a typical batter-friendly pitch. With some assistance offered to the spinners, a high-scoring encounter could be on the cards. Opting to bowl first on such a surface could prove to be the right decision.

IPL 2023 Today Match Preview

In the second match of April 23’s (Sunday) double header, we will witness Kolkata Knight Riders hosting Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Co. at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Knights after winning two matches hang at the eighth position of the points table, whereas Chennai Super Kings after winning four matches have seeded third position in the points table.

Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing XIs

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • N Jagadeesan
  • Nitish Rana (c)
  • Rinku Singh
  • Andre Russell
  • Sunil Narine
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Varun Chakaravarthy

Chennai Super Kings Probable Playing XIs

  • Devon Conway
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Moeen Ali
  • Shivam Dube
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • MS Dhoni (c & wk)
  • Mahesh Theekshana
  • Matheesha Pathirana
  • Tushar Deshpande
  • Akash Singh

Probable best batter Devon Conway

After a rocky start to the IPL 2023, 31-year-old Devon Conway has swiftly picked up on his form. With 258 runs in six games so far, and an unbeaten knock of 77 runs in his previous game, Conway would be expected to put in yet another fabulous performance in the forthcoming match.

Probable best bowler Ravindra Jadeja

Veteran Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was sensational for Chennai in their previous game. The 34-year-old picked up three wickets and conceded just 22 runs in four overs against Hyderabad. His side would hope for similar performances in their upcoming games as well.

Head-to-Head Stats

  • Last 5 matches
  • KKR – 1
  • CSK – 4

IPL 2023 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings Today Match Prediction

In the history of the popular Indian T20 tournament, the Chennai-based team and the Kolkata-based team have clashed 27 times. In those clashes, Chennai Super Kings have always had an upper hand and they won 17 matches, whereas KKR has won 9 matches. Not only this but in this season as well, Chennai Super Kings have been performing fairly well, which makes us believe that they will take down the Knights in their next match.