KKR vs RR Eliminator: Final Playing 11/ Fantasy Cricket Preview

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KKR vs RR Eliminator

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, who are on the third and fourth positions in the points table, will face-off at the eliminator game. The Knight Riders look very confident after defeating the mighty SRH. Meanwhile, Rajasthan who got into the playoffs at the last moment looks stronger than ever after their victory over RCB. Find the playing eleven of KKR and RR below.
KKR vs RR Eliminator

Head-to-Head:

Overall: Matches – 18
Kolkata Knight Riders – 8
Rajasthan Royals – 9
No Result – 1

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Eden Gardens favors batsmen; but, spinners also play a crucial role. KKR will have an advantage of their home ground.

Total matches 68
Matches won batting first 25
Matches won bowling first 43
Average 1st Inns scores 156
Average 2nd Inns scores 143
Highest total recorded 210/6 (20 Ov) by MI vs KKR
Lowest total recorded 49/10 (9.4 Ov) by RCB vs KKR
Highest score chased 204/2 (18.2 Ov) by KXIP vs KKR
Lowest score defended 114/4 (20 Ov) by CSK vs KKR

(The above stats only include IPL matches played at Eden Gardens)

Fantasy Cricket Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders

Playing in their home ground will give the Knight Riders an edge. Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn give a fiery opening to KKR and set the pace. The middle order looks pretty potent with Robin Uthappa and Dinesh Karthik in the lead. Prasidh Krishna who was phenomenal against the Sunrisers is expected to sustain his form. Spinners – Kuldeep Yadav and Piyush Chawla, Narine will be a grave threat to the Rajasthan batsmen. Overall, Kolkata Knight Riders looks potent on paper than RR and will eye on defeating them. KKR’s squad is unlikely to be changed.

Rajasthan Royals

Jofra Archer opening the innings did not work well for RR. Ajinkya Rahane might come in his place as the opener. Sanju Samson who has lost his form should get cracking. Heinrich Klassen has proved his skills with the bat and behind the stumps against RCB. Krishnappa Gowtham has backed his team with the bat and ball at crunch situations. Rajasthan’s bowling unit is very promising. Shreyas Gopal’s splendid form is heartening for the team. The RR squad is likely to be the same.

Eliminator: KKR vs RR Final Playing 11

KKR RR
Dinesh Karthik © Ajinkya Rahane ©
Sunil Narine Rahul Tripathi
Andre Russell Sanju Samson
Chris Lynn Heinrich Klassen (wk)
Robin Uthappa Krishnappa Gowtham
Shubman Gill Stuart Binny
Kuldeep Yadav Shreyas Gopal
Nitish Rana Ish Sodhi
Prasidh Krishna Jaydev Unadkat
Javon Searles Jofra Archer
Piyush Chawla Ben Laughlin