KKR vs RR: IPL 2023 Match Preview, Possible Lineups, Pitch Report, and Dream XI Team Prediction

The 56th game of the IPL 2023, KKR vs RR is all set to be played on Thursday in Kolkata. The match will start at 7:30 P.M (IST).

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KKR vs RR Match no 56 at Eden Gardens of IPL 2023 | Sportzpoint

Kolkata Knight Riders will face Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in the 56th game of IPL 2023 on Thursday 11th May. This is a very important match for both teams to secure their place in playoffs which makes the match more competitive. Read the full match preview, pitch report & every detail about the KKR vs RR match with Dream XI team prediction in our fantasy sports segment.

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Match Details

  • Match: 56
  • Date: 11/05/2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM IST
  • Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
  • Where to watch: Star Sports, Jio Cinema

Venue Details | Pitch Report

The pitch at Eden Gardens favors the batsmen and it is one of the high-scoring venues. This match will be a high-scoring game and we have seen 200-plus scores in three out of five matches played here in IPL 2023. The team that wins the toss will like to bat first in this pitch.

In IPL 2023 at the Eden Gardens Stadium:

  • 1st-inning score: 235
  • 2nd-inning score: 205
  • Matches won by the team batting 1st: 3
  • Matches won by the team batting 2nd: 2

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals | Head to Head

  • Matches Played: 27
  • CSK won: 14
  • DC won: 12
  • No Result: 1

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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals | Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR won their last game against Punjab in Eden Gardens and will be in high confidence in this game. Andre Russell came in form with the bat in the last game which is a bonus point for KKR. In bowling, they have in form Chakravarthy who took 3 wickets in the last game along with they have Narine & Suyas Sharma.

Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan lost three matches back to back and this match is very important for them to qualify for the playoffs. In the last match, they lost the game despite scoring more than 200 runs on the board. Chahal took four wickets in the last game but they lost the match in the final ball of the game. Also, they have in-form batsmen in their lineup who scored runs consistently in this season. Along with the most experienced and performing spin duo Ashwin & Chahal.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals | Possible Lineup

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • Jason Roy
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Nitish Rana
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Andre Russell
  • Rinku Singh
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Sunil Narine
  • Harshit Rana
  • Suyash Sharma
  • Varun Chakaravarthy

Rajasthan Royals:

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Jos Buttler
  • Sanju Samson
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Joe Root
  • Dhruv Jurel
  • R Ashwin
  • Murugan Ashwin
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Y Chahal
  • Obed McCoy

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals | Dream XI Team Prediction

KKR vs RR Dream XI Team Prediction | Sportzpoint

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