KKR VS RR 49th T20 IPL 2018 – Dream11 Match Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the Rajasthan Royals in the 49th fixture of the IPL 2018 This crucial encounter will be played on 15th May at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata Live action is scheduled to begin at 8 PM . Dream11 Prediction of KOL VS RAJ 49th T20 is given in this post.

With six wins and as many defeats from twelve matches, Rajasthan Royals are fifth in the IPL 2018 league standings and are still in the race for the playoffs. Like KKR, they too need to win both their remaining fixtures if they are to confirm their spot in the top four.

Pitch Report:

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata. An excellent batting surface is expected at the Eden Gardens and it should not change much after the first period of play Spinners could be more effective here than seam bowlers

Match Details: KKR VS RR  ,  May 15 , 20:00:00 GMT +5:30 .

Venue Stats:  As per stats of last last 67 matches Played in which 25 won by 1st batting and 42 matches won by chasing.

Highest Score Chased 210/6 (20 Ov) by MI vs KKR
Lowest Score Defended 49/10 (9.4 Ov) by RCB vs KKR
Average 1st Inns scores 156
Average 2nd Inns scores 143
Highest total recorded 204/2 (18.2 Ov) by KXIP vs KKR
Lowest Total Recorded 114/4 (20 Ov) by CSK vs KKR


Kolkata vs Rajasthan Team News :

Kolkata :

  • They might bring Shivam mavi for kuldeep yadav.

Rajasthan :

  • No changes are expected after winning their last match.
  • Ish Sodhi has not played the last two games for the Rajasthan Royals due to Illness. If the leg-spinner is declared fit , the team will bring him back and may consider dropping an out of form D’Arcy Short.

Squad :

Kolkata :

Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi,Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Mitchell Johnson, Piyush Chawla, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Tom Curran, Ishank Jaggi, Prasidh Krishna, Apoorv Wankhade, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport, Javon Searles

Rajasthan :

Jos Buttler(w), Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Laughlin, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Ankit Sharma, Anureet Singh, Ish Sodhi, Prashant Chopra,Ajinkya Rahane(c), D Arcy Short, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Sudhesan Midhun, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Jatin Saxena, Dushmantha Chameera, Heinrich Klaasen


Kolkata :

Andre Russell, Javon Searles,Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Piyush Chawla, Shivam Mavi , Kuldeep Yadav,Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Shubman Gill .

Rajasthan :

K Gowtham,Jos Buttler, Ajinkya Rahane, D’Arcy Short, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat,Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Shreyas Gopal.

Players To Watch out for KOL VS RAJ :

Kolkata :

  • S Narine
  • C Lynn
  • Nitish Rana
  • A Russell

Rajasthan :

  • J Buttler
  • B Stokes
  • S Samson
  • J Archer

Facts & Fixtures KOL VS RAJ :

  • Narine with his aggressive approach can be very dangerous just like he was in the last game against the KXIP.
  • Jofra Archer  has taken the most wickets for the Royals – 13 in 7 matches – and he will be the skipper’s go-to man for picking up the early wickets.
  • Krishnappa Gowtham has been quite economical overall and the off-spinner will have a major role to play here on this surface.

Head To Head Stats:

For KKR VS RR , Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have played 16 matches against each other in the Indian Premier League with both winning 7 matches each.


Sanju Samson(C), Andre Russell(VC), Ajinkya Rahane(VC*),Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana,Dinesh Karthik,J Archer, J Unadkat, Kuldeep Yadav,S Narine, Ben Stokes

Kolkata vs Rajasthan – Match Predictions:

So! Who Will Win KKR VS RR . While the Royals do have a slightly better bowling attack than the Knight Riders, their batting seems to be heavily reliant on Jos Buttler which is definitely an area of concern for them. Considering team composition & other factors chances of KKR looks better. So according to our betting prediction prediction Kolkata [55%] will win this match.

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