KOL vs RR: The 47th match of the IPL 2022 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Monday, May 2, 2022.
KOL vs RR Match Preview
Kolkata Knight Riders played nine matches so far in this season of the IPL where they managed to win three matches. Kolkata Knight Riders are currently placed at the eighth spot on the points table. Kolkata Knight Riders played their last game against Delhi Capitals where Delhi Capitals beat them by 4 wickets.
Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand also played nine matches so far in this season of the IPL where they won six games. Rajasthan Royals is currently placed at the second spot on the points table. Rajasthan Royals played their last game against Mumbai Indians where Mumbai Indians beat them by 5 wickets.
Notably, it will be their second face-off in the season. The last time they played against each other, it was the Rajasthan Royals beat which emerged victorious by 7 runs.
- Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 45
- Date: Monday, May 2, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 AM (GMT)
- Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
A high-scoring game is expected at the Wankhede Stadium despite there being some help on offer for the bowlers. There won’t be many swings available for the quick bowlers and it will allow the batters to play their natural game. As the match progresses, the spinners will come into play, given the turn on offer. Both teams will ideally look to chase upon winning the toss, with 180 being a good total at the venue.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai considering the last 5 matches played here is 163 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result: 0
KOL vs RR Head-to-Head Records
Kolkata Knight Riders & Rajasthan Royals Form
Kolkata Knight Riders
Shreyas Iyer (C), Baba Indrajith (WK), Varun Chakaravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Mohammad Nabi, Aaron Finch, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Sam Billings, Abhijeet Tomar, Harshit Rana, Tim Southee, Nitish Rana, Chamika Karunaratne, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Jackson, Ramesh Kumar, Ashok Sharma, Pratham Singh, Shivam Mavi, Aman Hakim Khan, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh.
Sanju Samson (C & WK), Tejas Baroka, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, KC Cariappa, Prasidh Krishna, Jos Buttler, Trent Boult, Navdeep Saini, Shubham Garhwal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, Rassie van der Dussen, Shimron Hetmyer, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldip Yadav, Obed McCoy, Daryl Mitchell, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, James Neesham.
Probable Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders
Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (C), Nitish Rana, Baba Indrajith (WK), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana.
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (C & WK), Daryl Mitchell, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen.
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Performers for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)||Dream11 Points|
|Jos Buttler||566 Runs||849 Points|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||19 Wickets||626 Points|
|Andre Russell||227 Runs & 10 Wickets||625 Points|
|Umesh Yadav||14 Wickets||537 Points|
|Sanju Samson||244 Runs||479 Points|
Captaincy Picks For Match 45, KOL vs RR
- Jos Buttler
- Andre Russell
- Shreyas Iyer
KOL vs RR Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler
- Batsmen: Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh
- All-Rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Sunil Narine
- Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Pat Cummins, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna
- Captain: Jos Buttler
- Vice-Captain: Shreyas Iyer
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson
- Batsmen: Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal
- All-Rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell
- Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen
- Captain: Andre Russell
- Vice-Captain: Yuzvendra Chahal
Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
Kolkata Knight Riders 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.