KKR vs RR: The 54th match of IPL 2021 will have Kolkata Knight Riders take on Rajasthan Royals on Thursday. After losing the last game against MI, Rajasthan Royals have dented their chances of making the playoffs. They need no short of a miracle from here to make the playoffs. In the last game, they only managed to score 90 runs against MI.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders have a must-win game ahead. They ought to win the game by a significant margin and then hope that MI lost their league stage match if they want to make a top-four finish. In the last game, KKR restricted SRH to only 115 runs before chasing down the total in 19.4 overs.
Ahead of a highly anticipated clash between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, here’s a look at some of the interesting stats:
- Kolkata Knight Riders have a lead of 12-11 in the head-to-head record against Rajasthan Royals.
- Rajasthan Royals won by 6 wickets when both these two sides met last at Wankhede Stadium.
- Dinesh Karthik is the highest run-getter for Kolkata Knight Riders against Rajasthan Royals. He has 258 runs to his name against RR, with a highest score of 97.
- Sunil Narine is the highest wicket-taker for KKR against RR. He has 10 wickets to his name against the Royals.
- Chris Morris has managed to pick 8 wickets against KKR for Rajasthan Royals. He has a great record against KKR but he might not feature in the eleven for today’s game.
Match No.: 54
Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders & Rajasthan Royals
Match Date & Day: October 7, Thursday
Timing: 7:30 PM
Where to watch (TV): Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 Hindi (Also available in HD, along with regional languages)
Where to watch (Online): Disney+ Hotstar
KKR vs RR IPL 2021 Full Squads
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tim Seifert, Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan (c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun CV, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi
Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c), Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, David Miller, Anuj Rawat, Chris Morris, Mahipal Lomror, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shivam Dube, Akash Singh, Chetan Sakariya, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, KC Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav, Mayank Markande, Mustafizur Rahman, Shreyas Gopal, Gerald Coetzee
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