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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Prediction

As the Indian Premier League 2024 heats up, the upcoming clash between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Eden Gardens promises to be a riveting encounter. This match is particularly important as both teams have demonstrated formidable form, consistently occupying the top half of the points table since the season began.

Despite their first setback this season against Gujarat Titans, RR have shown resilience, and like KKR, they have effectively utilised the impact player rule to carve out victories. Statistically, the rivalry is neck-and-neck. In their last five meetings, RR have edged out KKR 3 times, while KKR have claimed 2 victories.

The overall head-to-head record is equally close, with KKR leading narrowly with 14 wins to RR's 13. Notably, RR has a strong record when batting first, securing 9 wins, whereas KKR have proved their prowess in chasing, with 10 wins. This match is set up to be a strategic battle, reflecting both teams' tactical acumen and depth.

RR boasts a stronger, more consistent bowling attack this season, highlighted by Yuzvendra Chahal's top form with 10 wickets, along with Boult and Burger in the bowling unit.

The betting tip is...

Team with Top Bowler - RR

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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Official Lineups

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Sunil Narine
Mitchell Starc
Andre Russell
Shreyas Iyer
Phil Salt
Rinku Singh
Varun Chakravarthy
Venkatesh Iyer
Ramandeep Singh
Angkrish Raghuvanshi
Harshit Rana
Rajasthan RoyalsRajasthan Royals
Ravichandran Ashwin
Trent Boult
Yuzvendra Chahal
Sanju Samson
Shimron Hetmyer
Avesh Khan
Rovman Powell
Riyan Parag
Yashasvi Jaiswal
Dhruv Jurel
Kuldeep Sen

H2H Last five matches

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Kolkata Knight Riders Team News

KKR will rely heavily on their batting lineup, which has outshone their bowling this season. Sunil Narine, leading with 162 runs from just 4 matches, will aim to maintain his form at the crease.

Andre Russell, known for his explosive batting, will continue to be a crucial middle-order batsman, having already achieved an impressive strike rate of 212.96. Rinku Singh, despite limited opportunities, will look to capitalise on his strike rate of 150.00. Opener Phil Salt has sealed his opening position, thanks to his aggressive starts.

On the bowling front, Vaibhav Arora will look to build on his promising start of 5 wickets from his initial 2 appearances. Harshit Rana is expected to return to the lineup following his recovery from injury. Although Sunil Narine has been economical with a rate of 7.37, he will seek to add more wickets to his tally.

Meanwhile, Varun Chakravarthy is under pressure to improve his performance as the team's lead spinner. Mitchell Starc, having secured only 2 wickets in 4 matches, will aim for a turnaround, whereas Andre Russell will continue to provide support with both bat and ball.

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Kolkata Knight Riders Lineup Prediction

Narine, Russell and Iyer are the key players.

Predicted Lineup: Phil Salt (wk), Shreyas Iyer (c), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, A Raghuvanshi, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy

Rajasthan Royals Team News

RR have kicked off on all boxes with their performances this season. The first loss against GT also came at the very last ball showing their resolute fighting. Their middle-order batters, Riyan Parag and Captain Samson have accumulated 261 and 246 runs respectively in 5 matches, scoring majority of the runs.

While Buttler and Jaiswal strive to fully ignite their opening partnership, Jurel and Hetmyer will look to exploit their opportunities for impactful hitting. Chahal is the only spinner among the top 10 wicket-takers this season with 10 wickets from 5 matches and an economy of 7.33.

Burger and Boult will focus on maintaining their effectiveness in both the powerplay and at the death, with 6 and 5 wickets respectively. Additionally, Kuldeep Sen, who showcased his potential by taking 3 wickets in a single appearance, highlights the depth of RR's bowling resources.

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Rajasthan Royals Lineup Prediction

Samson, Parag and Chahal are the in-form players.

Predicted Lineup: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Betting Tips

We think RR will edge out KKR. Despite a recent narrow defeat, RR's consistent performance this season and resilience under pressure give them the upper hand. With top scorers like Parag and Samson leading the charge, RR's strong middle-order could be the difference in both setting a challenging score or chasing a target.

Additionally, Chahal, who is among the top wicket-takers this season, alongside Boult and Burger, strengthens RR's bowling attack against KKR's inconsistent bowlers. This combination of strong batting and strategic bowling makes RR the likely winner in this close contest.

RR boasts a stronger, more consistent bowling attack this season, highlighted by Yuzvendra Chahal's top form with 10 wickets, along with Boult and Burger in the bowling unit.

The betting tip is...

Team with Top Bowler - RR

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