Kolkata Knight Riders will kickstart their campaign in the much-awaited 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League by locking horns against Punjab Kings in its opening match on April 1 in Mohali.
The 2-time champions had a mediocre campaign in IPL 2022 where they finished 7th in the points table in the league stage.
The Shreyas Iyer-led side is placed in group A and the final of IPL 2023 will be played on 28th May at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
The teams for the Indian Premier League 2023 have been divided into two groups:
Group A: Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals, and Lucknow Super Giants
Group B: while Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Gujarat Titans
Kolkata Knight Riders Indian Premier League 2023 schedule:
– Match 1: April 1 – Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Mohali (3:30PM IST)
– Match 2: April 6 – KKR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata (7:30PM IST)
– Match 3: April 9 – Gujarat Titans vs KKR, Ahmedabad (3:30PM IST)
– Match 4: April 14 – KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata (7:30PM IST)
– Match 5: April 16 – Mumbai Indians vs KKR, Mumbai (3:30PM IST)
– Match 6: April 20 – Delhi Capitals vs KKR, Delhi (7:30PM IST)
– Match 7: April 23 – KKR vs Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata (7:30PM IST)
– Match 8: April 26 – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs KKR, Bengaluru (7:30PM IST)
– Match 9: April 29 – KKR vs Gujarat Titans, Kolkata (3:30PM IST)
– Match 10: May 4 – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs KKR, Hyderabad (7:30PM IST)
– Match 11: May 8 – KKR vs Punjab Kings, Kolkata (7:30PM IST)
– Match 12: May 11 – KKR vs Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata (7:30PM IST)
– Match 13: May 14 – Chennai Super Kings vs KKR, Chennai (7:30PM IST)
– Match 14: May 20 – KKR vs Lucknow Super Giants, Kolkata (7:30PM IST)
The wait is over, the dates are here! 💜#AmiKKR #IPL2023 pic.twitter.com/jduMSOCQOM
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) February 17, 2023
Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2023 squad:
Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, N. Jagadeesan, Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, David Wiese, Kulwant Khejroliya, Litton Das, Mandeep Singh, Shakib Al Hasan.