Eden Gardens Pitch Report, KKR vs RR
Eden Gardens Pitch Report, KKR vs RR

Eden Gardens Pitch Report: The 56th Match of TATA IPL 2023 will be on May 11th between the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata. KKR and RR are going to clash for the first time in this season.

KKR won against PBKS by five wickets in the last match. Bowlers and Batsmen of KKR performed outstandingly against PBKS Bowlers and batsmen. In IPL 2023, KKR has played eleven matches this season, winning five and losing six matches with 10 points, and they stand in the 6th spot on the points table.

RR won their first four matches in the first five matches of IPL, but in the next six matches, they won only one match, and they lost their last match against SRH by four wickets at Sawai Mansingh Stadium. RR lost the match due to poor bowling performance in the last two overs, they gave 41 runs in the last two overs of the match. RR has won five out of eleven matches in IPL 2023, and with 10 points, they stands in 5th position on the points table.

They are expecting to win this match and try to move one step closer to the playoffs qualifications. KKR won the last home game against PBKS and has the home advantage. 

Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Details:

Eden Gardens Pitch Report, KKR vs RR
Eden Gardens Pitch Report
  • The Eden Gardens is a historical cricket stadium located in the city of Joy, Kolkata, India
  • Eden Gardens, also known to be as the mecca of cricket in India, was built in 1864 and has a rich Cricketing history. The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium is India’s oldest and second-largest cricket stadium, with a seating capacity of around 66,000 spectators.
  • The Eden Gardens Stadium hosted 4 ICC World Cup Finals, including the 1987 ODI World Cup Final. Eden Gardens is chosen as the home ground of the Kolkata Knight Riders Franchise for the Indian Premier League.
  • The Eden Stadium hosted multiple international matches, including England vs West Indies T20I World Cup Final in 2016. West Indies won their second T20I World Cup Trophy in the history of international cricket. 

Eden Gardens Pitch Report:

The Pitch of Eden Gardens Stadium is known for flat and good batting, as the game progresses, Pitch starts supporting spinners to get a turn from the surface. The nature of the Pitch varies from time to time depending upon multiple factors such as weather conditions, timing, and preparation of the Pitch. 

The Pitch in the last match is ideal for batting and also good for bowlers, especially spinners getting turns from the Pitch and taking multiple wickets in a match. The ground dimension of Eden Gardens is small, which helps power hitters to cross the boundary easily. Both the teams are playing the attacking nature of cricket, and this stadium is favourable for batting, so we can expect a high-scoring game. 

Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) holds the record for most wins(47) at this venue, whereas RR won 2 matches. They won 14 matches, whereas RR won 12 matches.

KKR Upcoming Matches Schedule:

Match Between DateTime
KKR vs RR11th May, 202307:30 PM (IST)
CSK vs KKR14th May, 202307:30 PM (IST)
KKR vs LSG20th May, 202307:30 PM (IST)

Eden Gardens IPL Records:

Matches Played: 84

Batting 1st won: 34

Batting 2nd won: 50

Highest Score: 235 by Chennai Super Kings

Lowest Score: 49 by Royal Challengers Bangalore

Average score: 159.93

Eden Gardens Stadium Kolkata Weather Forecast:

The Weather in Kolkata is hot and humid in the Month of May, and the Temperature of Kolkata is high at about 38 degrees Celsius, and at night time, it falls to 27 degrees Celsius. Due to the difference in temperature during day and night time, dew may come during the match.

The humidity is about 55%, and the wind speed is expected to be around 10 km/h. The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Kolkata is about 61. Less chance of rain in Kolkata on match day

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