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Business News/ Sports / Cricket News/  KKR vs LSG: Gautam Gambhir offers sweets to reporters before Bengali New Year, says 'Put some calories on'
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KKR vs LSG: Gautam Gambhir offers sweets to reporters before Bengali New Year, says 'Put some calories on'

The Shreyas Iyer-led KKR is all set to face KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants at home on Sunday.

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders' mentor Gautam Gambhir with players Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Angkrish Raghuvanshi during a practice session ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 T20 cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Garden, in Kolkata, Friday, April 12, 2024. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra) (PTI)Premium
Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders' mentor Gautam Gambhir with players Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Angkrish Raghuvanshi during a practice session ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 T20 cricket match between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Garden, in Kolkata, Friday, April 12, 2024. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra) (PTI)

Kolkata Knight Riders mentor and former Gautam Gambhir on 14 April distributed sweets to reporters after the pre-match press conference for KKR to celebrate Bengali New Year or Poila Baisakh.

The Shreyas Iyer-led KKR is all set to face KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants at home on Sunday.

ALSO READ: Today's IPL Match: KKR vs LSG; who’ll win Kolkata vs Lucknow clash on April 14? Fantasy team, pitch report and more

"It's new year tomorrow, so we have got sweets for you guys. So please feel free and put some calories on," Gambhir said with a smile before distributing Rasgullas.

Gambhir distributed the sweets answering tough questions on KKR's season so far in the ongoing IPL 2024.

Looking at the current IPL table, KKR stands at the second spot with 3 wins in foour matches and a net run rate of +1.528.

On the contrary, LSG is at the fourth spot with three wins in five matches and has a NRR of +0.436.

KKR vs LSG: Head-to-head records

Kolkata and Lucknow have played 3 IPL matches so far, where LSG won all three. KKR are still looking for their first victory against Lucknow. Their highest total against LSG so far is 208, and Lucknow’s highest score against KKR is 210.

At Edens, Kolkata have played 82 matches so far and won 48 of those. KKR’s highest total at the Eden Gardens is 232. In the 3 matches that LSG won against KKR, they batted first.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Probable XI Team

Phil Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Shreyas Iyer (c), Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakraborty, Anukul Roy (12th man)

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG): Probable XI Team

Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul (c and wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Arshad Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen Ul Haq, Yash Thakur, Deepak Hooda (12th man)

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Published: 14 Apr 2024, 02:39 PM IST
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