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| On Oct 7, 2021 1:31 AM IST

IPL KKR vs RR, Match 54: Possible Playing 11 of Kolkata Knight Riders


KKR Playing 11: The Kolkata Knight Riders will play their last fixture of the IPL 2021 against Rajasthan Royals. This fixture can turn out to be a crucial fixture for the to qualify for the playoffs.

In their last league match, the team was clinical in their efforts and won the match by 6 wickets. The bowlers put up a fine show to restrict the opposition for a score of 115 runs, with Southee, Mavi, and Chakravarthy picking 2 wickets each. Then the batters, led by the opener Shubman Gill were impressive to secure their 6th victory in the tournament.

Team News

  • The team is positioned 4th in the points table with 6 wins in 13 matches
  • Varun Chakravarthy is injured and can sit out of the Playing 11.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

The Kolkata Knight Riders team would look to keep up their fine form in both departments, and enter the playoffs of the tournament, by winning their last league fixture against RR. The KKR team have a got a solid top order in the presence of Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, and Nitish Rana. Then the middle order players like Dinesh Karthik and Eoin Morgan have not been tested much.

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The team is not expected to make any changes for their most important fixture of the season. The bowlers were impressive in the last league match, and would look to continue the same form.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

1. Shubman Gill
2. Venkatesh Iyer
3. Nitish Rana
4. Rahul Tripathi
5. Eoin Morgan (c)
6. Shakib Al Hasan
7. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
8. Sunil Narine
9. Tim Southee
10. Varun Chakravarthy
11. Shivam Mavi

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

KKR Squad: Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee

Where to Watch KKR vs RR Live IPL 2021

WATCH KKR vs RR LIVE on Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports  1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam.The match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH KKR vs RR Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

4 Fantasy picks for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals from KKR

1. Venkatesh Iyer

The player has made his excellent debut in the IPL for the KKR team in this season. Venkatesh has been able to provide stable start to the team, and has fine ball striking capabilities. Alongside, Iyer can be helpful with the ball as well, and has picked up 3 wickets. In 6 matches, he has scored 201 runs.

Name Matches Runs/Wickets Average
Venkatesh Iyer 6 201/3 40.20/21.33

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2. Sunil Narine

The bowling all rounder has spun the web around the batters for quite some time in the international cricket and the IPL. He has been pitch perfect with his line lengths to contain runs and take wickets, In 10 matches, Sunil Narine has bagged 10 wickets.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Sunil Narine 10 10 25.70

3. Shubman Gill

The opener of the Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the best talents in India, who have played for the Indian team as well. Shubman has a solid technique and fine composure, and was impressive in the last league match with his innings of 57 runs off 51 balls.

Name Matches Runs Average
Shubman Gill 13 296 22.76

4. Nitish Rana

The batsman has been given different positions in the points table, and has found a way to keep contributing in a consistent manner. In the last league match, Nitish scored 25 runs, which played one of the main roles for the team winning the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Name Matches Runs Average
Nitish Rana 13 335 37.22

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