KKR vs LSG IPL 2023
LSG opener Quinton de Kock has enjoyed batting versus KKR in the IPL, scoring 417 runs at 37.90.

Kolkata Knight Riders welcome Lucknow Super Giants in match number 68 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season on Saturday. KKR need a massive win to stay in the hunt for a place in the top four, but it looks unlikely they will make it through, as other results must go their way. LSG are a win away from making it to the last four.

KKR’s top-order batter Venkatesh Iyer has scored 932 runs in the IPL and is 68 short of the 1000-run mark. He can become just the 14th KKR player to achieve the milestone. He can also surpass Eoin Morgan’s tally for KKR (995). Iyer has an average of 28.24. He has seven fifties and a ton.

Other records on offer in the KKR-LSG contest

Shardul set to play his 150th match in the 20-over format

KKR speedster Shardul Thakur is set to appear in his 150th match in the 20-over format. So far, the former CSK and DC man has 167 scalps in 149 matches at 26.10. He has 33 scalps for India in the shortest format, besides 87 in the IPL at 29.11. He has scored 413 runs with the bat in the 20-over game.

Quinton de Kock can get to 500 runs versus KKR

LSG opener Quinton de Kock has enjoyed batting versus KKR in the IPL, scoring 417 runs at 37.90. De Kock, who recently surpassed 9000 runs in the 20-over format, needs a knock of 83 to reach 500 runs versus KKR. He has one ton and three fifties against the Knights.

Russell and Rana can attain these numbers at Eden

Andre Russell has scored 797 runs in the IPL at Eden Gardens. He is just three shy of the 800-run mark. Russell can become the fourth player in IPL history to score 800-plus runs here. Meanwhile, KKR skipper Nitish Rana has scored 630 runs at Eden Gardens. he can become the fifth-highest scorer, steering clear of Dinesh Karthik (630).

Narine can script this record

KKR ace spinner Sunil Narine can become the first bowler at Eden Gardens to claim 60-plus scalps. He has managed 59 wickets here in the IPL at a terrific 20.33. Overall, he has over 160 wickets in the IPL.