Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Weather Forecast And Pitch Report, IPL 2022, Match 08, KKR vs PBKS
KKR vs PBKS : Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

KKR vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai- IPL 2022 Match 8. The KKR vs PBKS rivalry resumes in the IPL 2022 after both teams won one game each in IPL 2021. Kolkata beat Punjab in the IPL 2014 final to lift the IPL title for the second time. Kolkata and Punjab have dishes out some really close contests in the past and in this season they play each other just once on April 1 at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.

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A total of 74 matches will be played across the four venues in Maharashtra. 20 matches each will be played at the Wankhede Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium while 15 games each will be played at the Brabourne Stadium and the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

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Tata IPL Trophy. Image Credits: Twitter

This will be KKR’s third game of the campaign as they will play RCB on March 30 before playing Punjab Kings. So far in 29 games, KKR have won 19 and Punjab Kings 10. This game will another chapter in the KKR vs PBKS rivalry.

Both teams have a new skipper. KKR are being led by Shreyas Iyer while Mayank Agarwal is in charge of Punjab KIngs. Both teams have splurged a lot of money on key players and would like them to perform in the contest.

KKR vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai- IPL 2022 Match 8

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Wankhede Stadium (Photo Source: Twitter)

The KKR vs PBKS match on April 1 will be an evening game at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. According to Accuweather, Mumbai’s weather in the evening on April 1 will be warm and clear. Conditions for cricket will be hot and humid with a temperature close to 30 degrees Celcius and a humidity of 74 percent. There are no chances of rain but dew will start to fall early.

As far as the pitch is concerned, Mumbai has always been a high-scoring ground and will play up to its reputation in this game too. Delhi has already won chasing close to 180 and Gujarat Titans chased down a score close to 160 o win their first game. The average 1st innings total at the stadium is 194 while the average 2nd innings total is 184.

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