Nitish Lead kolkata knight riders facing punjab kings on 1st april how excited are you?

KKR 11 playing today

Ex-Captain Shreyas Iyer will not be playing this season of IPL as he is injured. Meanwhile, fans are excited to see Nitish’s captaincy. Punjab Kings will face against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the second game of the Indian Premier League 2023 at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. Know more details about KKR 11 playing today.

kkr players details

The Knight Riders ended in seventh place last season with six wins from 14 games. Skipper Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out for the first few games this season. Nitish Rana has been named the captain for this season of IPL. The Knight Riders was obvious to retain just 14 players before the mini-auction and released 15 players. They also made some smart moves at the auction table, trading Shardul Thakur from Delhi Capitals, Lockie Ferguson, and Rahmanullah Gurbaz from the Gujarat Titans. They bought David Wiese, Shakib Al Hasan, and Litton Das for their base price. And also bought N Jagadeesan for INR 90 lakh against his base price of INR 50 lakh.

Shardul Thakur, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Mandeep Singh / Narayan Jagadeesan, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy.

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Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Venkatesh Iyer,

Shardul Thakur, Mandeep Singh / Narayan Jagadeesan, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy.

injured players

Shreyas Iyer from KKR will miss the whole season.  ECB is yet to give NOC for Liam Livingstone. Therefore, he will miss the first game for Punjab Kings.

pitch report

The boundaries equated to other IPL venues in the country are big. The seamers can yank more pace from the surface and the spinners will come in handy in the middle overs. Batting becomes much easier as the game progresses.


Kolkata Knight Riders to win this match. Both the teams are geared up, looking forward to see and witness the second match of IPL 2023.

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Written by tania mukherjee

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