Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Match Prediction Tips | RAJ vs KOL Who will win Today Match
Eliminator, IPL 2018
KKR vs RR Dream11 Prediction
Kolkata, May 23 at 07:00 PM IST
At the start of IPL 2018, nobody gave Kolkata Knight Riders or Rajasthan Royals a chance. And, here they are facing-off in the Eliminator!
Knight Riders was touted as the side with a thin squad and unconvinced commander, but they have proved the world wrong by their dazzling performances, securing 8 wins in the league phase to finish third.
Rajasthan Royals had an ordinary start to their campaign, but Jos Buttler gave them the much-needed impetus to reach Top 4. They come into the fixture, having won 4 out of their five previous fixtures.
Read on for RAJ vs KOL Dream11 Team News and KKR vs RR playing11.
KKR vs RR Team News
Kolkata Knight Riders
- KKR is most likely to field the same side that faced SRH on Saturday with Javon Searles the only doubtful starter.
- Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes have returned to England to prepare for the forthcoming Pakistan Test.
- Heinrich Klaasen and Ben Laughlin replaced the aforementioned players in the RR XI.
- RR is unlikely to make any changes to the side that beat RCB on Saturday.
KKR vs RR Playing 11
Speaking of RAJ vs KOL Playing 11, both the sides are unlikely to make any major changes unless forced.
KKR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen: Robin Uthappa Chris Lynn Shubman Gill
All-rounders: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell
Bowlers: Piyush Chawla Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, (Doubt: Javon Searles)
RR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Heinrich Klaasen
Batsmen: Sanju Samson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, (Doubts: Stuart Binny, D’Arcy Short)
All-rounders: Krishnappa Gowtham
Bowlers: Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Shreyas Gopal (Doubts: Ben Laughlin, Dhawal Kulkarni)
RAJ vs KOL Key Players
- Sanju Samson and Ajinkya Rahane have more than 300 runs in the competition.
- Jofra Archer has been the star since his RR debut. The fast-bowler has picked 13 wickets in 9 outings.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
- Chris Lynn and Dinesh Karthik are two KKR batsmen with more than 400 runs in the competition.
- Sunil Narine is their most successful bowler, with 16 scalps in 14 games.
Note: This RAJ vs KOL 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.
RAJ vs KOL Dream11 Team
- In your KKR vs RR Dream11 team, you can choose either Klaasen or Karthik for wicket-keeping duties.
- The best choice batsmen to go with are Lynn, Rahane, Tripathi, Uthappam Samson, Rana and Gill.
- In the all-rounder category, you can choose from Narine, Russell, Archer and Gowtham.
- The bowlers you can choose are Sodhi, Kuldeep, Chawla, Unadkat, Gopal and Krishna.
The above RAJ vs KOL dream11 team was made on the basis of current form and availability of players.
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