The average first-innings score at the venue this season reads 215, indicating a good batting track. Spinners have accounted for the majority of the wickets here, with there being some help available with the new ball as well. With this being a day game, both teams will look to bat first upon winning the toss.
Matches won by the team batting 1st
Matches won by the team batting 2nd
Wriddhiman Saha (7 matches, 171 runs, Average: 24.42) Wriddhiman Saha has been decent at the top of the order for the Gujarat Titans. Saha has scored 171 runs in seven matches, making impactful cameos alongside Shubman Gill.
Nitish Rana (8 matches, 229 runs, Average: 28.62) Nitish Rana is one of KKR's top batters this season with 229 runs in eight matches. Although he is averaging only 28.62 in IPL 2023, Rana comes into the game on the back of a 21-ball 48 against the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Hardik Pandya (8 matches, 128 runs, 2 wickets) Hardik Pandya is slowly finding his feet this season with 128 runs and two wickets in eight matches. While Hardik has a fifty to his name batting at No. 3 in IPL 2023, he is also bowling with the new ball, holding him in good stead.
Varun Chakravarthy (8 matches, 13 wickets, Average: 18.38) Varun Chakravarthy is the Kolkata Knight Riders' top wicket-taker this season. He has taken 13 wickets in eight matches at an average of 18.38. Chakravarthy comes into this game on the back of a four-wicket haul against RCB, holding him in high regard.