KKR vs RR IPL 2023: Eden Gardens Kolkata Pitch Report, Team Records at Eden Gardens

Published on: May 10, 2023 11:29 am IST|Updated on: May 10, 2023 9:35 pm IST

Eden Gardens pitch report for KKR vs RR IPL 2023 Match 56

A rejuvenated Kolkata Knight Riders unit is all set for match no 56 of Tata IPL 2023 wherein they would be hosting Rajasthan Royals at the iconic Eden Gardens. Both teams have 5 wins from 11 games to their name and a loss for either side here will almost eliminate them from the playoffs race. How would the pitch play at the Eden Gardens for this game? Let’s discuss.

Eden Gardens Pitch Report

KKR vs RR match will mark the sixth fixture of the season to be held at this venue. In the initial three matches, the team batting first managed to score 200 or more runs, with CSK delivering a stunning performance by smashing 235 runs while batting first in the third match, ultimately securing a victory. However, the last two matches witnessed a different trend, as the team batting first set a target of 180 or higher, only to face defeat as the chasing team emerged victorious.

Talking about the weather, Kolkata is expected to experience hot and humid weather during the day, with temperatures ranging from 29° to 39° Celsius. However, as the sun sets, the temperature tends to cool down. Additionally, breezy thunderstorms are common during the afternoon, as this region often encounters nor’westers at this time of year.

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Teams record at the venue

Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens in Kolkata

Matches Played: 79
Won: 47
Lost: 32
NR/Tie: 0/0

Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens in Kolkata

Matches Played: 10
Won: 2
Lost: 8
NR/Tie: 0/0

KKR vs RR head to head

In the head to head battle between these two sides, Kolkata Knight Riders have had the upper hand. The two teams have collided 27 times where KKR have won 14, whereas RR have won 12. One match ended in a no-result.

Matches Played Kolkata Knight Riders Won Rajasthan Royals Won
27 14 12

Is Eden Gardens batting or bowling pitch?

After 81 IPL games, the average first innings score at this venue stands at 163. However, in IPL 2023, there has been a remarkable increase, with the average reaching a staggering 222. This season, Chennai Super Kings holds the record for the highest total of 235 runs at this venue. With such high-scoring matches being witnessed, fans can anticipate yet another exciting and high-scoring clash on Monday. It will be a great evening for the batters as we can expect a flurry or runs from both sides.

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