KKR Playing 11 for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 56 of IPL 2023; Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for KKR vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction

Published on: May 10, 2023 3:05 pm IST|Updated on: May 10, 2023 8:11 pm IST

KKR Playing 11 for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 56 of IPL 2023

In a crucial encounter of the ongoing IPL 2023, the Kolkata Knight Riders will host Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday, May 11. With the playoffs race heating up, both teams will be aiming for a victory to increase their chances of securing a spot in the top four.

After a disastrous first half of the tournament, Kolkata has been on an upswing, winning three out of their last four matches.

One of the significant additions to the KKR lineup has been Jason Roy, whose presence has bolstered their batting order. Roy has made an immediate impact, scoring two half-centuries in his five outings with an impressive average of 43.60. Together with Rahmanullah Gurbaz, the opening pair aims to provide a strong start to the team.

The middle-order batsmen, especially Nitish Rana, have been in fine form for Kolkata. Rinku Singh has also emerged as a dependable finisher, playing crucial roles in the team’s victories.

The spin attack led by Varun Chakaravarthy has been the standout feature for the Knight Riders this season. Chakaravarthy has been exceptional, claiming 17 wickets in 11 matches. Suyash Sharma and Sunil Narine have also made valuable contributions, taking 10 and 7 wickets respectively.

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI Team News 

  • Jason Roy and Rahmanullah Gurbaz will continue to open in KKR vs RR match.
  • Umesh Yadav has recovered from hamstring injury and will be available for selection.
  • Nitish Rana will be the captain.
  • Shardul Thakur will continue to be part of Playing XI.
  • Suyash Sharma and Jason Roy will be their Impact Player candidates.
  • The rest of XI is likely to remain the same.

KKR Playing 11

1. Jason Roy
2. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wk)
3. Venkatesh Iyer

4. Nitish Rana (C)
5. Rinku Singh
6. Andre Russell
7. Shardul Thakur

8. Sunil Narine
9. Harshit Rana
10. Vaibhav Arora
11. Varun Chakravarthy

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Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Jason Roy, Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan, Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, David Weise, Kulwant Khejrolia, Mandeep Singh, Aarya Desai, Johnson Charles

KKR vs RR Dream11 Prediction

Rinku Singh Stats in IPL

Rinku Singh once again played the role of a finisher to perfection for KKR. Rinku played an unbeaten 10-ball 21-run knock to steer Men in Purple to victory. He is a definite fantasy pick in KKR vs RR Dream11 Prediction.

Matches Runs Last 3 performances in IPL 2023 Performances against RR in IPL 2022 Highest Score in IPL
28 588 21*, 46, 19 42* 58*

Varun Chakravarthy Stats in IPL

Varun Chakravarthy has been KKR’s best bowler this season, picking 17 wickets in 11 matches, He will have the responsibility of picking early wickets against RR.

Matches Wickets Last 3 performances in IPL 2023 Performance against RR in IPL 2022 BBM in IPL
52 58 3/26, 1/20, 0/42 0/30 5/20

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