RR vs KKR: The 30th match of the IPL 2022 will be played between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai on Monday, April 18, 2022.
RR vs KKR Match Preview
Rajasthan Royals will take on Shreyas Iyer and company in the 30th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.
Rajasthan Royals played five matches so far in this season of the IPL where they won three matches. Rajasthan Royals is currently placed at the fourth spot on the points table of this season of the IPL. Rajasthan Royals played their last game against Gujarat Titans where they lost the game by 37 runs.
Kolkata Knight Riders, on the other hand, played six matches so far in this season of the IPL where they, too, won three games. Kolkata Knight Riders are currently placed at the sixth spot on the points table of this season of the IPL. The Knight Riders played their last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad where Sunrisers Hyderabad beat them by 7 wickets.
Talking about their head-to-head record, both these teams have played 24 matches against each other in the history of IPL so far where Rajasthan Royals managed to win 11 matches while Kolkata Knight Riders have 13 wins in their kitty.
- Match: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 30
- Date: Monday, April 18, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 PM (GMT)
- Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
The pitch at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai has not much grass on it. We can expect some early movement from pacers in the initial overs. Dew will be there in the second inning and hence both teams will look to chase after winning the toss.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai considering the last 5 matches played here is 192 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result: 0
RR vs KKR Head-to-Head Records
Rajasthan Royals & Kolkata Knight Riders Form
Sanju Samson (C & WK), Jos Buttler, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tejas Baroka, Trent Boult, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Shimron Hetmyer, Daryl Mitchell, Navdeep Saini, Anunay Singh, Shubham Garhwal, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Kuldeep Sen, Prasidh Krishna, James Neesham, Ravichandran Ashwin, Obed McCoy, Kuldip Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rassie van der Dussen.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Shreyas Iyer (C), Sheldon Jackson (WK), Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, Ashok Sharma, Andre Russell, Pratham Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Sam Billings, Chamika Karunaratne, Nitish Rana, Abhijeet Tomar, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakaravarthy, Aaron Finch, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Mohammad Nabi, Shivam Mavi, Ramesh Kumar, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Aman Hakim Khan, Baba Indrajith, Ajinkya Rahane.
Probable Playing XI
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (C & WK), Rassie van der Dussen, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Sen, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (C), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Aman Hakim Khan, Varun Chakravarthy.
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Performers for Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)||Dream11 Points|
|Jos Buttler||272 Runs||413 Points|
|Andre Russell||179 Runs & 5 Wickets||411 Points|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||12 Wickets||393 Points|
|Umesh Yadav||10 Wickets||353 Points|
|Shimron Hetmyer||197 Runs||327 Points|
Captaincy Picks For Match 30, RR vs KKR
- Jos Buttler
- Shreyas Iyer
- Andre Russell
RR vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Sheldon Jackson, Jos Buttler
- Batsmen: Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal
- All-Rounders: Andre Russell, Pat Cummins
- Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult
- Captain: Jos Buttler
- Vice-Captain: Andre Russell
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler
- Batsmen: Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Nitish Rana
- All-Rounders: Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Riyan Parag
- Bowlers: Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Umesh Yadav
- Captain: Shreyas Iyer
- 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.