KKR vs PBKS: Eden Gardens Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Forecast for IPL 2024, IPL Records
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Eden Gardens Stadium Pitch Report: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will host Punjab Kings (PBKS) for match number 42 of the TATA IPL 2024 on April 26, 2024. The fixture is set to be played at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata and will begin at 7:30 PM IST.

KKR have managed to pace their campaign in the IPL 2024 nicely so far. They have got five wins and just two losses in their run till now in seven matches, which puts them in the second spot in the IPL 2024 Points Table with 10 rating points.

Kolkata’s record at the Eden Gardens Stadium is also encouraging this season. The Purple Army has pulled off three games out of four in their home ground. They suffered the only loss against Rajasthan Royals by just a thin margin.

On the other side, Punjab Kings (PBKS) are in a state of bother with their performance in the ongoing season of the IPL. They have just won two games so far in eight outings, which is quite a terrible number. To make things worse, they are on a four-game losing streak and are placed in the penultimate position in the points table.

KKR vs PBKS Match Detail:

Event: Indian Premier League(IPL) 2024

Venue: Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium

Date/Time: April 26, 07:30 PM (IST)

Live Streaming: Jio Cinema, Star Sport Network

KKR vs PBKS: Eden Gardens Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Forecast for IPL 2024, IPL Records
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Eden Gardens Stadium Details:

Serving as home to the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise – Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – the Eden Gardens Stadium is India’s one of the largest and oldest cricket grounds in the country. It can accommodate as many as 80,000 spectators, which makes it India’s second-largest stadium.

The boundary sizes of the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata vary from 66 to 68 meters towards the square and 76 to 78 meters in straight.

This venue has seen some of the biggest IPL scores ever produced due to its short boundaries. The highest-ever total recorded at this venue is 235, scored by Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2023 against KKR.

Eden Gardens Stadium Pitch Report:

It’s a comparatively high-scoring venue and it’s evident with the scores it has produced so far in the IPL 2024. Out of four games held at the Eden Gardens, three times the teams have breached the 200-run mark quite easily. The short boundaries here aid the batters to easily whack the bowles. It is often termed as the “batter’s paradise” due to short boundaries.

This season, the Pacers have generally got more beatings compared to that of the spinners. The Pacer’s economy stands at 10.74 as opposed to the spinners – 9.31.

Eden Gardens Stadium IPL Records:

KKR vs PBKS: Eden Gardens Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Forecast for IPL 2024, IPL Records
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Matches Played: 90

Batting 1st won: 37

Batting 2nd won: 53

Highest Score: 235/4 by CSK vs KKR in IPL 2023

Lowest Score: 49 by RCB

Average score: 161

Eden Gardens Stadium Weather Forecast

India is currently amidst heat waves and Kolkata is no exception to it. The city is experiencing strong heat waves due to ongoing summers. The evening temperature is expected to hover around 30 degrees, which will drop to 28 degrees in the night. The humidity is expected to be around 78 per cent with so signs of rain in the city.

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