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KKR vs RR Dream11 Grand League Team, Team News: IPL 2019

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KKR vs RR Dream11 Grand League Team, Team News: IPL 2019

Sunday’s doubleheader will see Royal Challengers Bangalore going up against Delhi Capitals in the first match of the day, followed by the 21st match which will be played between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

We will discuss the Grand League teams here for the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. Both teams are coming into this encounter with a win on their backs. Both Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders defeated RCB in their last encounters. Kolkata Knight Riders scripted a famous win courtesy Andre Russell who once again bamboozled the bowling attack and eventually KKR beat RCB by 5 wickets. Rajasthan Royals who were winless until the game against RCB from where they got their first points of the competition.

Head-to-Head

Both teams have been involved in many outstanding clashes. The last meeting between the two sides took place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in the last season. Kolkata emerged victorious by 25 runs after Rajasthan Royals failed to chase a score of 169 runs from the prescribed 20 overs.

If we talk about the head-to-head battles between the two sides, it is even-stevens as of now as both teams have won 9 encounters each from 19 meetings, whereas, one match was abandoned.

Here in this article, we have come up with some Grand League teams through our knowledge depending on the match situations. You KKRght get lucky if one of these team clicks.

When and Where:

KKR vs RR, Indian Premier League

Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

07th April 2019, 08:00 PM IST

Pitch report:

The pitch at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur is generally a very competitive one. The side boundaries are big which makes it easy for the bowlers to bowl their length. We will be able to see a great contest with both bat and ball.

Venue Stats: (In IPL)

Total Matches: 42

Average first innings score: 157

Average second innings score: 143

Highest total recorded: 197/5 (19.4 Ov) by RR vs DCG

Lowest total recorded: 92/10 (18.2 Ov) by MI vs RR

Highest score chased: 197/5 (19.4 Ov) by RR vs DCG

Lowest score defended: 151/7 (20 Ov) by SRH vs RR

Last five matches: (last to recent)

KKR: L, W, W, L, W

RR: L, L, L, L, W

Team news

  • Sanju Samson will return into the RR side if he is declared fit.
  • He will replace Stuart Binny in the set-up.
  • Varun Aaron was taken to the cleaners in the last match, he might make way for Jaydev Unadkat.
  • KKR won’t be tinkering with their eleven.

Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Dinesh Karthik (c), Kuldeep Yadav, Harry Gurney, Andre Russell, Robin Uthappa, Joe Denly, KC Cariappa, Prasidh Krishna, Nitish Rana, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Nikhil Naik, Sunil Narine, Shrikant Mundhe, Sandeep Warrier, Yarra Prithviraj, Rinku Singh, Lockie Ferguson, Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill.

Rajasthan Royals:

Ajinkya Rahane (c), Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Mahipal Lomror, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Jos Buttler, Prashant Chopra, Jofra Archer, Manan Vohra, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aryaman Birla, Riyan Parag, Sudhesan Midhun, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shashank Singh, Ashton Turner, Shubham Ranjane, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Steven Smith, Shreyas Gopal, Liam Livingstone, Rahul Tripathi.

Probable Playing 11

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Chris Lynn, Robbie Uthappa, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna.

Rajasthan Royals:

Ajinkya Rahane, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Dhawal Kulkarni, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steven Smith, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron/Jaydev Unadkat.

KKR vs RR Dream11 Grand League Teams:

#1: A team favoring the strength of the home side Rajasthan Royals

The match will be played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur which is the home ground of Rajasthan Royals, They know the conditions here and therefore, here’s a team which will feature their strength.

Wicket-keeper: Jos Buttler

Batsmen: Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Robbie Uthappa, Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi

All-rounders: Andre Russell, Ben Stokes

Bowlers: Piyush Chawla, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jofra Archer

Captain/Vice-captain here: Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Ajinkya Rahane

#2: Both Sanju Samson and Jaydev Unadkat returning into the side

In the last game for Rajasthan, Sanju Samson was out because of injury, while Jaydev Unadkat was sidelined for Varun Aaron. What if both the dropped players are called back into the side again.

Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Karthik

Batsmen: Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Robbie Uthappa, Sanju Samson

All-rounders: Andre Russell, Ben Stokes, Sunil Narine

Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer

Captain/Vice-captain here: Sanju Samson, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Ben Stokes

#3: Kolkata’s batting prowess

Guys like Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, and Robbie Uthappa all have been among runs. Here’s a team which will primarily focus on the batting strength of Kolkata Knight Riders.

Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Karthik

Batsmen: Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Robbie Uthappa, Chris Lynn

All-rounders: Andre Russell, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sunil Narine

Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer

Captain/Vice-captain here: Andre Russell, Nitesh Rana, Chris Lynn, Robbie Uthappa

#4: The least selected players from fantasy 11

Wicket-keeper: D Karthik

Batsmen: Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi

All-rounders: Sunil Narine, Krishnappa Gowtham

Bowlers: Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat

Captain/Vice-captain here: Quinton de Kock, Yuvraj Singh, Vijay Shankar, Krunal Pandya

Key players:

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • Andre Russell
  • Robbie Uthappa
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Nitish Rana

Rajasthan Royals:

  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Ben Stokes
  • Jofra Archer
  • Jos Buttler

David

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