Welcome to our preview for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals match. We are covering KKR vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Kolkata Knight Riders have lost momentum after a decent begin in IPL’19 losing five consecutive encounters and are sitting in the 6th position on the points table with four successes and six losses. They lost their last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad seriously by 9 wickets. Batting first, Chris Lynn and Narine gave assaulting begin to Riders with former scoring 51 runs middle-order failed to capitalise resulting in a mediocre target of 160 runs. Rinku Singh additionally scored great thump of 30 runs. Defending the target, KKR bowlers flopped wretchedly prompting a chase of the target. Yarra Prithviraj took the main scalp in losing cause for his team. KKR will be determined to bounce back and get much-needed victory defeating RR at E’Den.
Rajasthan Royals are restricted on bottom of the focuses table with just three successes in ten experiences. They need to win every single residual matches and expectation different outcomes go in their manner to remain alive in IPL’19. In the last match, They lost to Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets. Batting first, Ajinkya Rahane at long last discovered his lost form scoring unbeaten knock of 105 runs and was supported by Steve Smith who scored another fifty to give a target of 192 to DC. Defending the good target, Rajasthan bowlers failed to stop the run stream prompting agreeable pursue for Delhi. Shreyas Gopal took two scalps in losing cause for his team. Royals will want to put their best effort in remaining matches and improve their standing in the points table.
A good match can be expected between both teams.
At the point when and Where:
KKR VS RR, 43rd T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
25th April, 08:00 PM
Normal first innings score: 143
Normal second innings score: 126
Pitch will be profoundly batting friendly. Pacers may find some support.
Matches won batting initial: 3
Matches won bowling initial: 7
Head to Head:
Matches played: 20
Rajasthan Royals: 09
Kolkata Knight Riders: 10
Matches played in Kolkata: 07
Dinesh Karthik (c), Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Prithvi Raj, Sandeep Warrier, Shrikant Mundhe, Harry Gurney, KC Cariappa, Joe Denly, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Nikhil Naik.
Ajinkya Rahane (c), Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Ashton Turner, Liam Livingstone, Prashant Chopra, Shashank Singh, Shubham Ranjane, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, S. Midhun.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Carlos Brathwaite can replace under-performing Harry Gurney. M Kelly can likewise get an opportunity.
Kuldeep Yadav is probably going to return in the XI replacing KC Cariappa. Prasidh Krishna can also replace Yarra Prithviraj.
Anybody among Robin Uthappa and Shubman Gill can play. Odds of Gill are more.
Sunil Narine and C Lynn will open the innings. S Gill, Nitish Rana, D Karthik, Rinku and Russell will follow them.
Andre Russell and Sunil Narine will assume the role of an all-rounder. Piyush Chawla can also contribute with the bat.
Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla and Sunil Narine will be the key spinners while Yarra Prithviraj will lead the pace attack along with Andre Russell and Brathwaite/H Gurney. Nitish Rana can also bowl few overs of spin.
Jos Buttler has come back to England and won’t play further in IPL’19. Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer will likewise play their last encounter.
Ashton Turner has got three back to back brilliant ducks and is probably going to be supplanted by Liam Livingstone or Rahul Tripathi.
Jaydev Unadkat has failed to keep his economy in control and can be replaced by Mahipal Lomror. If Turner vacant his overseas spot, Then Ish Sodhi or Oshane Thomas can also get a chance.
Sanju Samson and Ajinkya Rahane will open the innings. Steve Smith, Ben Stokes and Riyan Parag will follow them.
Ben Stokes, Stuart Binny and Riyan Parag will play the role of an all-rounder. Jofra Archer and S Gopal can also contribute with bat.
Jofra Archer and Dhawal Kulkarni will lead the pace attack along with S Binny while Shreyas Gopal will be the key spinner along with Riyan Parag.
Probable Playing XI:
Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, S Gill/Uthappa, Nitish Rana, D Karthik (c&wk), Rinku Singh, A Russell, Piyush Chawla, C Brathwaite/H Gurney/Matt Kelly, Kuldeep Yadav, Yaara Prithviraj/P Krishna.
They can shuffle their batting order.
Sanju Samson (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith (c), Ben Stokes, L Livingstone/Rahul Tripathi/M Lomror, R Parag, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, J Unadkat//Ish Sodhi/Oshane Thomas, Dhawal Kulkarni.
KKR vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction:
S Samson (wk)/Dinesh Karthik
A Russell (c)
S Narine (vc)
Piyush Chawla/Kuldeep Yadav
C and Vc Choices: A Russell, S Narine, Chris Lynn, N Rana, A Rahane, Steve Smith, J Archer.