Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Match Prediction Tips | KOL vs RAJ Who will win Today Match
Match 49, IPL 2018
KKR vs RR Dream11 Prediction
Kolkata, May 15 at 08:00 PM IST
Tuesday’s IPL fixture is pivotal in relation to the playoffs. Rajasthan Royals’ late charge has re-ignited their playoffs hopes while Kolkata Knight Riders are also hopeful of getting there.
Kolkata Knight Riders came back stronger after 102-run defeat to Mumbai by beating Kings XI Punjab convincingly on Saturday, also posting the biggest total of IPL 2018 in the process. With two round-robin games left, they cannot afford to slip anymore.
Rajasthan Royal have registered three back-to-back wins to revive their prowess, courtesy Jos Buttler’s rich vein of form. RR would want the English wicketkeeper-batsman to produce another match-winning performance here.
Read on for KOL vs RAJ Dream11 Team News and KKR vs RR playing11.
KKR vs RR Team News
Kolkata Knight Riders
- KKR are a settled batting group but there could be changes in the bowling department.
- Javon Searles and Kuldeep Yadav are the doubtful starters.
- Rajasthan may have won three games on the trot but have concerns in both batting and bowling.
- D’Arcy Short and Shreyas Gopal are not certain to feature in playing XI.
- One of Ish Sodhi or Heinrich Klaasen might come in.
KOL vs RAJ Playing 11
Speaking of KOL vs RAJ Playing 11, both the sides can make a change or two to their playing XI.
KKR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen: Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana
All-rounders: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell (Doubt: Tom Curran)
Bowlers: Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, (Doubt: Javon Searles, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi)
RR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Jos Buttler
Batsmen: Sanju Samson, Ajinkya Rahane, Stuart Binny (Doubt: D Arcy Short, Heinrich Klaasen)
All-rounders: Ben Stokes, Krishnappa Gowtham
Bowlers: Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, (Doubt: Dhawal Kulkarni, Shreyas Gopal, Ish Sodhi)
KOL vs RAJ Key Players
Kolkata Knight Riders:
- Skipper Dinesh Karthik and Chris Lynn are leading run-getters for team KKR, having amassed 371 and 325 runs, respectively.
- Sunil Narine is the leading wicket-taker for the side.
- Jos Buttler is the only RR batsman with 500+ runs in the tournament.
- Jofra Archer is the most successful bowler for the team with 13 wickets in 7 outings.
Note: This KOL vs RAJ Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis KKR vs RR team news.
KOL vs RAJ Dream11 Team
- In your KKR vs RR Dream11 team, you can choose either Buttler or Karthik.
- The best choice batsmen to go with are Samson, Uthappa, Rahane, Lynn, Rana and Binny.
- In the all-rounder category, you can choose from Narine, Stokes, Gowtham and Russell.
- The bowlers you can bet on are Archer, Chawla, Unadkat and Krishna.
The above KOL vs RAJ dream11 team was made on the basis of current form and availability of players.
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