KKR vs RR Dream11 Prediction: The 54th match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
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The 54th match of the VIVO IPL 2021 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals on 7th October at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
Kolkata Knight Rider has played 13 matches so far in the tournament, out of which they have won six and are currently occupying the fourth spot in the points table. The Riders must win this match in order to keep their playoffs hopes alive.
Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, have played 13 games so far, out of which they have won five. They are currently sitting at the second last spot on the points table with 10 points in their account. The chances of them qualifying are very slim, their net run-rate is way too low as compared to that of Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 54 of the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
KKR vs RR Match Details
- Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 54
- Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
KKR vs RR Weather & Pitch Report
The surface at Sharjah Cricket Stadium is completely contrasting to what we saw last year. The pace bowlers are getting more help and the batters have struggled to score runs in the second leg. The same trend is expected on Thursday. The average first inning score is around 150.
The temperature will be hovering around 32 Degree Celsius during the evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The sky will be clear with a zero percentage of rain during the match time. The humidity will be around 62 per cent.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah considering the last 5 matches played here is 129 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah —
- Matches Won: 4
- Matches Lost: 1
- No Result: 0
KKR vs RR Head-to-Head
Kolkata Knight Riders & Rajasthan Royals Form
KKR vs RR Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders
Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee, Rahul Tripathi, Shakib Al Hasan, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine.
Sanju Samson (C & WK), Mayank Markhande/Shreyas Gopal, Evin Lewis, Rahul Tewatia, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Kuldip Yadav, David Miller, Glenn Phillips, Shivam Dube.
Top 5 Picks For KKR vs RR
1. Sanju Samson
He has had a tremendous IPL with the bat. The RR captain smashed 284 runs in the tournament so far and will be looking to make it 100 before the end of the tournament.
2. Varun Chakravarthy
He rightly deserves his spot in the upcoming T20 World Cup squad. He can bowl at any point of the match and give you breakthroughs. So far in the tournament, he has picked up 13 wickets.
3. Shubman Gill
The KKR opener has played a fine knock of 57 runs from 51 deliveries in the last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad and helped his side win a match. Overall, he has smashed 296 runs in the tournament so far.
4. Venkatesh Iyer
He has contributed with both bat and ball for Kolkata Knight Riders. In 6 matches so far, he has smashed 201 runs and grabbed 3 wickets as well. He will be a safe bid for your fantasy team.
5. Evin Lewis
The power hitter of Rajasthan Royals has smashed 151 runs in 5 matches at an average of 30.2, with 58 being his highest. He will be one of the best picks for your fantasy team.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Picks For KKR vs RR
|Sanju Samson||796 Points|
|Varun Chakravarthy||533 Points|
|Shubman Gill||471 Points|
|Venkatesh Iyer||399 Points|
|Evin Lewis||231 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Picks For KKR vs RR
|Player||Stats (In IPL 2021)|
|Sanju Samson||483 Runs|
|Varun Chakravarthy||15 Wickets|
|Shubman Gill||296 Runs|
|Venkatesh Iyer||201 Runs & 3 Wickets|
|Evin Lewis||151 Runs|
Captaincy Picks For KKR vs RR
- Sanju Samson
- Venkatesh Iyer
- Varun Chakravarthy
KKR vs RR Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Sanju Samson
- Batsmen: Evin Lewis, Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal
- All-Rounders: Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shivam Dube
- Bowlers: Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Mustafizur Rahman
- Captain: Sanju Samson
- Vice-Captain: Rahul Tripathi
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Sanju Samson
- Batsmen: Evin Lewis, Nitish Rana, Glenn Phillips, Rahul Tripathi
- All-Rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer
- Bowlers: Shreyas Gopal, Varun Chakravarthy, Chetan Sakariya
- Captain: Venkatesh Iyer
- Vice-Captain: Varun Chakravarthy
KKR vs RR Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
KKR vs RR Probable Winner
Chennai Super Kings is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.