The IPL tournament which can also be called a Vacation plan for everyone brings you the big match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals which is going to be played at the oldest ground of India the EdenGardens.
Today’s ipl match prediction for KKR vs RR is as followed:-
Toss Predictions for KKR vs RR:
The Pitch report for Eden Gardens is that the track is considered as one of the better batting surfaces although spinners tend to come into action as the match wears on. Spinners have enjoyed bowling here in IPL games as well. The team that wins the toss would like bowl first.
If KKR bats first (predicted score 150-185 )
Knight Riders will be planning to attack the bowlers as they have players like Uthappa, Narine and Rana at the top, they will be the batsmen KKr will be relied upon to see a keen total in the first ten overs and after that, Gill and Karthik stabilizes the runs in the middle-order and it all depends on Andre Russell’s contribution to the side. Andre Russell has been the only player who has been getting the team closest to a victory.
If RR bats first (predicted score 130-165)
Royals having the potential in their batting line-up till Krishnappa Gowtham who had proved to be a great finisher last season, the main strength of Royals batting unit is Jos Buttler who was their highest run scorer last season will also be the one to take the charge right from the front, However he missed the last two games for RR, in which they managed to win one game from that, also key batsmen like Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi and Sanju Samson will add runs to the board in the middle-order.
Team News for KKR and RR:
Kolkatta Knight Riders:-
There is no confirmation of Chris Lynn to play, so we predict Narine to open with Robin Utthapa, Knight Riders will use their regular spinners Piyush Chawla and chinamen Kuldeep Yadav as they can turn on the pitch to get some important wickets of the set batsmen in the middle overs. Piyush Chawla will be expected to open the attack and also Hary Gurney and Lockie Ferguson can be considered the key strike bowlers along with the world experience in their bag.
KKR predicted playing XI:-
Narine, Uthappa, Rana, Gill, Karthik, Russell, Braithwaite, Chawla,, Kuldeep, Gurney.
KKR Points Table As of Now:
KKR Last 5 Match Performance:
Top 3 Predicted Playing XI:
His middle order batting has been the key for the team. He played an incredible role in the last match and was a great support to Andre Russell.
He has not yet found his form in this years season as he was in the last years season. He can get KKR to a great start with his power hitting. Also he can be the key bowler to slow down the run rate of the oppositions.
He has been the only player to perform well for the team. And also the super striker of this years IPL season. The only thing he requires here is some support from his team members.
Steve Smith’s Captaincy comeback has been a great improvement to the side. Smith coming back would lift the team’s confidence as they were knocked out from eliminator last season and this year will aim to come back and take the trophy for the second time, Only if they win all their matches from now onwards. Buttler, Stokes, Archer would be the favourite overseas players to be played regularly in the squad. Samson, Tripathi and Vohra can be options to be played in the middle-order. Rajasthan has plenty of good options to execute.
RR Predicted Playing XI:-
Samson, Rahane, Binny, Smith, Stokes, Tripathi, Gowtham, Archer, Turnner, Unadkat, Gopal.
Top 3 Prediction Players:
The team has boosted in confidence from the time he has made a comeback in captaincy. He can lead the batting order in the middle order batting.
His hundred in the last match was a feast to the eye. He will be in tremendous form after this innings
Key spinner to the RR side. Also the key wicket taker at crucial innings. He will bowl at the right overs under Steve’s Smith captaincy.
RR Points Table As of Now:
RR Previous Performance of 5 Matches:
Key Player Battles for KKR and RR:-
Tripathi vs Gill:
Shubhman Gill who has a heady mix of passion, hard work and excellence in shot selection has played handy knocks for India in under-19 World Cup and has got a lot of fame for his technique, whereas Tripathi the young boy who already has smashed six sixes twice in a local tournament is another big gun for the Royals, his smackering 93 for Supergiants was his match winning inning and got a recognition for him all around the league. We predict Gill to score more runs than Rahul Tripathi.
Head to Head:-
The IPL match prediction go with Rajasthan Royals as they can easily take the Riders here with Buttler and Smith looking in a deceptive touch and they know how to break the innings for Knight Riders, our match predictions go with RR.
So this was our Match Predictions, what is your match prediction for KKR vs RR?
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