Eden Gardens Pitch Report, KKR vs LSG: IPL Records, Weather Report Kolkata for IPL 2023

Last updated on July 24th, 2023 at 10:35 pm

Eden Gardens Pitch Report: The 68th match of the TATA IPL 2023 will take place on May 20th between Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) and Lucknow Super Giants(LSG) at the Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) emerged victorious in their last match against CSK by six wickets. The chances for KKR to qualify for playoffs are very low. After participating in 13 matches, KKR won six and lost seven matches, with 12 points standing at the 7th position on the points table.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) came in 3rd spot after winning the last match against MI by five runs. The bowlers and Batsman both contributed equally in the last match win. LSG is in 3rd spot with 15 points. They won seven out of thirteen matches with five losses. 

KKR vs LSG 2023:

Tournament: Indian Premier League(IPL) 2023

Venue:  Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium, Kolkata

Date & Time: May 20th, 07:30 PM (IST)

Live Streaming Platform: Jio Cinema, Star Sport Network

Eden Gardens Pitch Report:

Eden Gardens Pitch Report
Eden Gardens Pitch Report | Image Credit: Twitter

The Pitch of Eden Gardens is generally a batting wicket but is slightly more advantageous to batters. In recent matches, the wicket of this stadium favoured more to bowlers than batters. As a result, the average score at this venue is about 154.36, which is low compared to other grounds, where the average is about 180 runs, which is ideal for T20 cricket.

Eden Gardens Pitch Report Batting or Bowling?

In the recent matches, the pitch curator of this stadium prepared a wicket that favoured the bowlers, especially spinners, providing more assistance to the bowling team. Overall, the pitch of Eden Gardens is more favourable for bowlers than batters.

Eden Gardens IPL Records:

Total Matches Played: 85

Matches Won Team Batting 1st: 34

Matches Won Team Batting 2nd: 51

Average Team Score: 159.80

Eden Gardens Kolkata Weather Forecast:

The Weather forecast for Kolkata for the upcoming days is tropical wet and hot. In the upcoming days, the temperature at Kolkata is expected to rise significantly, reaching an intense 42 degrees Celsius.

On match day, the temperature is expected to be around 37 degrees Celsius in the day, whereas, at night, it would be around 29 degrees Celsius. There is no chance of rain on match day, but a high chance of dew in the second inning. Humidity is expected to be around 60%. 

Eden Gardens Stadium Details:

  • The Eden Gardens Stadium is India’s oldest cricket stadium, constructed in 1864 and the second largest in India, with a seating capacity of 66,000 spectators.
  • This Stadium has been chosen to host the important ICC World Cup 2023 matches. Eden Gardens Stadium is India’s first cricket stadium constructed in the British era. 
  • This venue is the home ground for the Kolkata Knight Riders Franchise in the Indian Premier League(IPL). KKR has participated in 82 matches at this venue, securing wins in 46 matches and losing in 36 matches.
  • This Stadium hosted major ICC tournament matches, including the Twenty20 International World Cup 2016 Final match between the West Indies and England. West Indies won their second T20 World Cup trophy at this iconic venue.

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