In a game played in the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals will be taking on Kolkata Knight Riders in what will be either team’s fifth game of the season on Sunday.
Rajasthan Royals are the first champions of the IPL and finally won a game this season. They are a really good outfit this time out, and it is expected that they are going to be a contender. The franchise has got some really talented players in the roster, and this means they have to live up to the expectations of the management. If their bowling holds up, The Royals will become the most formidable side in the competition.
Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders have been absolutely phenomenal so far. They have been winning games out of difficult positions, showcasing how deep the batting goes in this team. The franchise will be looking to get on top of the table and continue on with this dominant form. All-rounder Andre Russell is easily the player of the tournament so far as he been hitting the ball at over 200 strike rate in the first four games.
Venue – Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, India
Date & Time – 7th April | 8:00 PM IST
RR vs KKR Dotball Team News
This pitch is a rather slow one to bat on and favours the bowlers as the stadium is relatively bigger than an average ground in India.
The Squads –
Rajasthan Royals –
Ajinkya Rahane (c), Oshane Thomas, Jofra Archer, Riyan Parag, Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Sudhesan Midhun, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Shubham Ranjane, Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Shreyas Gopal, Liam Livingstone, Jos Buttler, Prashant Chopra, Ashton Turner Ish Sodhi
Kolkata Knight Riders –
Dinesh Karthik (c), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Joe Denly, Lockie Ferguson, Chris Lynn, Harry Gurnley, Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, KC Cariappa, Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Shrikant Mundhe, Nikhil Naik, Anrich Nortje, Prithvi Raj, Prasidh Krishna
Rajasthan Royals – Ajinkya Rahane, Jos Buttler, Stuart Binny/, Varun Aaron/Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steven Smith, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni
Kolkata Knight Riders – Piyush Chawla, Dinesh Karthik, Lockie Ferguson, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Chris Lynn
Key Players –
Rajasthan Royals – Jos Buttler | Ajinkya Rahana | Jofra Archer
Kolkata Knight Riders – Andre Russell | Chris Lynn | Sunil Narine
Captain: A Russell (KKR)
V Captain: B Stokes (RR)
RR vs KKR Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper: D Karthik (KKR, 9 Cr)
Batsman: R Uthappa (KKR, 9 Cr), N Rana (KKR, 9 Cr), A Rahane (RR, 9 Cr), S Smith (RR, 9 Cr)
Bowlers: K Yadav (KKR, 9 Cr), P Chawla (KKR, 8.5 Cr), J Archer (RR, 8.5)
All Rounders: A Russell (KKR, 10 Cr), B Stokes (RR, 9.5), K Gowtham (RR, 8.5)
Captain: A Russell (KKR)
V-Captain: S Smith (RR)