Kolkata Knight Riders face off against Rajasthan Royals (KOL vs RR) in the 47th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.
Kolkata Knight Riders tumbled to yet another defeat against Delhi Capitals. Courtesy 42 from Shreyas Iyer and 57 from Nitish Rana, they put up 146/9 batting first. It was not going to be enough as Delhi got over the line with four wickets and an over to spare. Umesh Yadav, however, impressed with three wickets.
On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals, lost to Mumbai Indians in their previous game. Jos Buttler top-scored with 67 as they posted 158/6. However, Mumbai chased the total down in the final over. Rajasthan Royals will be keen to put this loss behind.
Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2022 Match 47
Date and Time: May 02, Monday, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
KOL vs RR Predicted Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders
Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Baba Indrajith (wk), Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c&wk), Daryl Mitchell, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen
The wicket at Wankhede will be good for batting. Bowlers will not get a lot of assistance. Therefore, they will have to bowl well to contain the batters. The team that wins the toss will look to bowl first as totals can be chased at this venue.
KOL vs RR Match Prediction
Kolkata Knight Riders have struggled to get their combination right throughout the tournament. They are under serious pressure. Rajasthan Royals have been doing well. With good balance in the side, they are certain favorites to win this clash.
KOL vs RR Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Ravichandran Ashwin, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult, Umesh Yadav
Captain: Jos Buttler Vice-captain: Andre Russell
Fantasy Team #2: Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Shreyas Iyer, Riyan Parag, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee
Captain: Jos Buttler Vice-captain: Yuzvendra Chahal