| On Apr 24, 2021 4:30 PM IST

RR vs KKR Dream11 IPL Today Match Prediction 24 April [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]


RR vs KKR IPL 2021: It has been an incredible start to this 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with some exciting action and now it is time for another brilliant contest as the Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be up against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 24. Rajasthan Royals have faced two losses in a row since their win against Delhi Capitals while Kolkata Knight Riders have also suffered three consecutive defeats after their victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the 23 matches played between these two teams, KKR have won 12 matches and RR have emerged victorious on 10 occasions while one match ended without a result. However, both RR and KKR will now be hoping to come back to winning ways in this important phase of IPL 2021.

RR vs KKR Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: VIVO IPL, Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Competition: VIVO IPL

Date: 24 April

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Team Form Guide:
RR (recent last): L L W L L
KKR (recent last): L L L W W

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Royal Challengers Bangalore 181/0 beat Rajasthan Royals 177/9 by 10 wickets in the 16th match of IPL 2021.

Pitch Report: The Wankhede Stadium will once again offer a batting-friendly pitch as seen in the previous two games. A belter of a wicket is expected for this game and things will be difficult for the bowlers. The dew factor will come into play as the game progresses and thus, chasing will be easier.

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RR vs KKR Playing 11

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Jofra Archer has been ruled out for the entire season due to injury.
  • Ben Stokes has been ruled out of IPL 2021 with a broken hand.
  • Liam Livingstone has already returned home to the UK due to bubble fatigue reasons.

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Expected Team Changes

  • They are not expected to make a lot of changes.
  • Sanju Samson will captain the side and also take care of the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Manan Vohra and Jos Buttler will open the batting.
  • The likes of Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, David Miller and Shivam Dube will form part of the middle-order.
  • Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Chetan Sakariya and Mustafizur Rahman will be their main bowlers.

RR Playing 11 (likely)
Manan Vohra
Jos Buttler
Sanju Samson
David Miller
Riyan Parag
Shivam Dube
Rahul Tewatia
Chris Morris
Shreyas Gopal
Chetan Sakariya
Mustafizur Rahman

KKR Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Kolkata Knight Riders camp.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are likely to go unchanged.
  • Eoin Morgan will captain the side.
  • Dinesh Karthik will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana will be the openers.
  • Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik and Andre Russell will form part of the middle-order.
  • Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Sunil Narine and Andre Russell will be their crucial bowlers.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)
Shubman Gill
Nitish Rana
Rahul Tripathi
Eoin Morgan
Andre Russell
Dinesh Karthik
Sunil Narine
Pat Cummins
Kamlesh Nagarkoti
Varun Chakravarthy
Prasidh Krishna

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Who will win today match

The Rajasthan Royals will want their top-order batsmen, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Manan Vohra and David Miller to take the responsibility with the bat while Gopal, Morris, Sakariya and Mustafizur will be their key bowlers. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders will depend upon the likes of Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Eoin Morgan and Andre Russell to deliver in the batting department. Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Cummins and Russell will be crucial with the ball. Kolkata Knight Riders will remain the favourites for this game due to the better balance of their side. In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Kolkata Knight Riders to win this match.

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Best Picks:

RR vs KKR Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking Nitish Rana as the Captain of this team as he has scored two brilliant half-centuries in the last four games.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Jos Buttler (VC), Sanju Samson
BATSMEN: David Miller, Nitish Rana (C), Rahul Tripathi
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Shivam Dube
BOWLERS: Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Chetan Sakariya

Grand League Team 2

We are making Andre Russell as the Captain in this team due to his amazing half-century in the last game against CSK and also took a five-wicket haul against MI.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Dinesh Karthik
BATSMEN: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill (VC), Riyan Parag
ALL-ROUNDERS: Andre Russell (C), Chris Morris
BOWLERS: Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Mustafizur Rahman

Grand League Team 3

We are picking Sanju Samson as the Captain of this team due to his outstanding century against Punjab Kings on the same venue.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Sanju Samson (C), Dinesh Karthik
BATSMEN: Shubman Gill, David Miller, Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tripathi (VC)
ALL-ROUNDERS: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine
BOWLERS: Chetan Sakariya, Prasidh Krishna, Mustafizur Rahman

Grand League Team 4

We are picking Jos Buttler as the Captain of this team as he has a brilliant record against KKR having scored 240 runs in 8 innings at a strike-rate of 140.4.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler (C)
BATSMEN: Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tripathi
ALL-ROUNDERS: Andre Russell (VC), Chris Morris, Shivam Dube
BOWLERS: Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Mustafizur Rahman

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