Kolkata Knight Riders have played seven matches in IPL 2024 and they are currently ranked second on the points table, while Punjab Kings have played eight and are currently placed ninth on the points table. The pitch at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. The surface will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking is not going to be easy. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 177 runs.

The team batting first at this venue has won 50% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Temperature will hover around 30.35 degree C and humidity is expected to be around 72%. 7.57 m/s winds are expected.