KKR vs RR IPL 2024 Match Preview, Head-to-head, Possible XIs and Dream11 Team Prediction

Read the full match preview, head-to-head stats, possible playing XIs, and Dream11 team prediction of the KKR vs RR match in IPL 2024 at the Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on 16th April, Tuesday.

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Shreyas Iyer's Kolkata Knight Riders are all set to face Sanju Samson's Rajasthan Royals in match No. 31 of IPL 2024 on Tuesday, 16th April, at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. KKR have started this season with four victories and only one loss while RR have won five and lost only once this season. Both teams would like to claim the important two points so it is going to be an exciting contest at Kolkata. From possible playing XIs to Dream11 predictions, here is everything you need to know about the KKR vs RR match in IPL 2024.

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Match Details

  • Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals - IPL 2024

  • Date: 16/4/2024

  • Time: 7:30 pm

  • Venue: Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata

How to watch the KKR vs RR IPL 2024 Match?

The Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals IPL 2024 match will be televised on Star Sports Network. All the Indian Premier League matches will be streamed free on the Jio Cinema app and website.

Pitch & Weather Report

Eden Gardens has been very batting-friendly in the last few years. In the last season, four out of seven matches played at the venue crossed the 200 mark. The KKR vs LSG game of this season was an average scoring game but it was due to KKR's solid bowling that LSG couldn't score big. The KKR vs RR is expected to be something different and the pitch will favour the batters completely this time. The dew will play a part as this is going to be an evening game.

T20I matches record at Eden Gardens:

Total matches - 11

Matches won batting first - 5

Matches won bowling first - 6

The temperature will be around 33 degrees Celsius. However, there will be humidity of about 70 percent which will bring dew into play and there is no chance of rain.

KKR vs RR: Head-to-Head Record

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have faced each other in 28 matches. KKR have a slight lead, winning 14 games. RR have won 13 games. 

  • Matches played: 28
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won: 14
  • Rajasthan Royals won: 13
  • No result: 1

KKR vs RR head-to-head in Eden Gardens:

  • Matches played: 10
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won: 3
  • Rajasthan Royals won: 6
  • No Result: 1

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Injury Update:

There are no such injuries in either camp. Ashwin and Buttler missed the last game with niggles but both are expected to be available for this game. 

Possible XIs

Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Phil Salt (wk), Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Shreyas Iyer (C), Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy

Impact Player Subs: KS Bharat, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Manish Pandey, N Rana, Sakib Hussain, AS Roy, Sherfane Rutherford, Vaibhav Arora, C Sakariya, D Chameera, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Suyash Sharma, Allah Mohammad

Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, TK Kotian, Sanju Samson (C), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Keshav Maharaj, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal

Impact Player Subs: Kunal Singh Rathore, Jos Buttler, D Ferreira, Ravichandran Ashwin, T Kohler-Cadmore, Shubham Dubey, NA Saini, N Burger, Sandeep Sharma, Abid Mushtaq, Avesh Khan

KKR vs RR: Dream XI Team Prediction

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