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KKR vs RR IPL 2022: Is Varun Chakravarthy Available in KKR Playing 11? Here’s the update


Varun Chakravarthy IPL 2022 KKR vs RR: While playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), right-arm spinner Varun Chakravarthy has experienced quite contrasting fortunes in the last 2 Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons. After picking up as many as 18 wickets in IPL 2021, he was given a massive opportunity to feature in the Team India playing 11 during 2021 T20 World Cup, however, the mystery spinner failed to live upto the expectations in the mega event. Chakravarthy has not been in the best of forms during the ongoing IPL 2022 season as well.

KKR vs RR IPL 2022: Is Varun Chakravarthy Available in KKR Playing 11? Here’s the update

Varun Chakravarthy has managed to pick up only 4 wickets from as many as 8 matches in Indian Premier League 2022 at an average of 61.75. While considering his dismal form, the Kolkata Knight Riders dropped the spinner from the playing 11 during the last match against Delhi Capitals. There are no injury issues with Chakravarthy and he is very much unlikely to return back into the side for the upcoming few games.

Varun Chakravarthy Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
39 40 7.19 4 wickets (8 games) 0/26, 0/30, 0/45, 1/44, 1/32


After dropping Varun Chakravarthy, Kolkata Knight Riders played an extra pace bowler in the form of Harshit Rana who returned with decent figures of 1 for 24 against Delhi Capitals. KKR are very much expected to play with an unchanged combination against Rajasthan Royals on Monday.

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KKR Playing 11
1. Aaron Finch
2. Venkatesh Iyer
3. Shreyas Iyer (C)
4. Nitish Rana
5. Andre Russell
6. Baba Indrajith (wk)
7. Rinku Singh
8. Sunil Narine

9. Pat Cummins/Tim Southee
10. Harshit Rana

11. Umesh Yadav

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KKR 2022 Squad: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Sam Billings, Aaron Finch, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Head to Head Record

In the 26 overall games played between these two teams, Kolkata Knight Riders have registered as many as 13 wins while Rajasthan Royals have won 12 matches and one game ended without a result. Earlier during the IPL 2022 season, the Rajasthan Royals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs.

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Matches KKR RR No Result
Overall (26) 13 12 1
Last 5 IPL Games 3 2 0


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