Kolkata Knight Riders face Rajasthan Royals at home in their next encounter. Both the teams are fighting for a survival in the tournament. Kolkata would want to end their losing streak, while Rajasthan Royals would hope pin hopes to win for survival.
Since the departure of star batsman Jos Buttler, the Royals lacked firepower. While, the hosts are extremely dependent on Andre Russell with the bat and the bowl. In their previous encounter, KKR easily beat RR.
However, since it’s almost the end of the season both teams would be aiming for a win.
Match 43, 25th April 2019 – 8 pm : Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
Venue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Last 5 Matches :
KKR– L L L L L
RR– L W L W L
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad :
Dinesh Karthik(C), Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Prithvi Raj, Sandeep Warrier, Shrikant Mundhe, Harry Gurney, KC Cariappa, Joe Denly, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Nikhil Naik and Matt Kelly.
Possible Playing 11: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Rinku Singh and Matt Kelly.
Rajasthan Royals Squad :
Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith (C), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Ashton Turner, Liam Livingstone, Prashant Chopra, Shashank Singh, Shubham Ranjane, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas and S. Midhun.
Possible Playing 11: Sanju Samson (WK), Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith (C), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Ashton Turner, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat and Dhawal Kulkarni.
Dream 11 :
Wicket Keeper : Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen : Chris Lynn (vc) , Nitish Rana, Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith (c)
Allrounders : Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Riyan Parag
Bowlers : Piyush Chawla, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal