RR vs KKR IPL Live: In the 18th game of the blockbuster Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) are facing the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Both Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders are quite low on confidence with their disappointing losses in the last few games. Rajasthan Royals won a single game this season against Delhi Capitals and are currently languishing at the bottom of the points table while Kolkata are at the seventh position with three losses and one win so far. In the 23 matches played between these two teams, KKR are winning this head-to-head battle with 12 wins and RR have emerged victorious on 10 occasions while one match ended without a result.
However, both RR and KKR will now be aiming to make a winning comeback in order to rearrange their disappointing IPL 2021 campaign. Here is a fascinating article on RR vs KKR second innings fantasy prediction for some major fantasy platforms like GameZy, Fantasy Power 11 and PlayerzPot.
Toss Update: Rajasthan Royals opt to bowl
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: A flat batting-friendly wicket is expected for this game at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The ball has been coming nicely onto the bat in these conditions and it has been a nightmare for the bowlers especially in the second innings. There will be some amount of dew as the game progresses.
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RR vs KKR Team Today (Confirmed)
RR Playing 11:
Captain and Vice-captain Options: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, David Miller
KKR Playing 11:
Captain and Vice-captain Options: Rahul Tripathi, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik, Pat Cummins
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler
BATSMEN: David Miller, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi
ALL-ROUNDERS: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine
BOWLERS: Pat Cummins, Chetan Sakariya, Prasidh Krishna
IPL Time Table
This will be Kolkata Knight Riders’ last game of the season in Mumbai and then they will take a flight to Ahmedabad for their next four league games. KKR suffered two losses and registered a single win during their Chennai-leg of games. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals have won just a single game in Mumbai in this edition having loss 3 matches and this will be their last game at the Wankhede Stadium as they will then move to Delhi for their next four games.
RR Player List
Sanju Samson (captain), Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Mayank Markande, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Rahul Tewatia, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Andrew Tye, Jos Buttler, KC Cariappa, Chetan Sakariya, Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh.
KKR Player List
Eoin Morgan (Captain), Rahul Tripathi (Batsman) Karun Nair, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting, Andre Russell, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Shivam Mavi, Dinesh Karthik, Sheldon Jackson, Tim Seifert, Harbhajan Singh, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Vaibhav Arora, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Gurkeerat Singh Mann.