Match No.47 of Tata IPL 2022 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals on 2nd May 2022 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Match will start at 07:30 PM IST.
Last time, when both sides(KKR vs RR) played against each other, it was arguably the best match of Tata IPL 2022. Rajasthan Royals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs in a high-scoring encounter. Jos Buttler smashed hundred and Yuzvendra Chahal took fifer with the ball including hat-trick.
Kolkata Knight Riders after promising start have 5 successive defeats in a row and currently they are No.8 in points table. RR, on the other hand is playing dominant Cricket and looking undefeatable. Rajasthan Royals are at No.2 in points table with 6 wins in 9 games.
Problem with KKR is they are trying very different combinations in playing XI and they are not sure yet which is their best opening pair.
Sunil Narine, Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Sam Billings and Ajinkya Rahane are the openers they have tried, but opening partnership hasn’t crossed 50-run mark atleast in one match.
In bowling department as well, except Umesh Yadav and Sunil Narine no bowler has featured in playing XI in all games. Trying different combinations is one of reason for KKR to slip down in points table.
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For Rajasthan Royals, there is not too much concern except Trent Boult’s decline in form specially in powerplay overs. Rajasthan Royals lost their last match against Mumbai Indians.
Jos Buttler is leading run-scorer in Tata IPL 2022 with 566 Runs in 9 innings whereas Yuzvendra Chahal is leading wicket-taker with 19 wickets in 9 games.
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Possible Playing XI for Kolkata Knight Riders:-
Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Baba Indrajith (wk), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Pat Cummins, Harshit Rana
Possible Playing XI for Rajasthan Royals:-
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Daryl Mitchell, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen
Dream11 Prediction Team for KKR vs RR Match:-
Wicket Keepers – Jos Buttler(c), Sanju Samson
Batsmans – Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal
All Rounders – Ravichandran Ashwin, Sunil Narine(vc), Andre Russell
Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna