KKR vs RR: Kolkata Knight Riders will face Rajasthan Royals in the match under IPL 2018. This match is very important for both teams.
Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders will face Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming match under IPL 2018. This match is very important for both teams. Whichever team wins this match in the Eden Gardens, it will strengthen its claim in the playoffs.
There are 12 points in the table of both Kolkata and Rajasthan. Both teams have two matches and play. Based on the net run rate, Kolkata is at the fourth place and Rajasthan at fourth place. After this match, Kolkata will face Sunrisers Hyderabad, who made it to the playoff on May 19, while Rajasthan will face Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore on the same day.
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England’s wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler returned to the game in a match played against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday night. Rajasthan, with their smokeless batting, won by seven wickets. Rajasthan, who won the title of the first edition of the IPL, was on the verge of being out before a week, but on the brilliant innings of Butler’s 94 runs, the team easily achieved the target of 169 runs from Mumbai.
Apart from Butler, all-rounder All-rounder Joefra Archer is also in good form. Captain Rahane is trying to handle the team with his batting. However, his form has been a matter of concern. Apart from Archer in bowling, Ben Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat are also performing well. Archer against Mumbai had sent Suryakumar Yadav and Rohit Sharma to the Pavilion. He did not allow Rohit to open the account too.
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On the other hand, Kolkata should be looked at, while Dinesh Karthik’s team is trying to get out of the 102-run defeat against Mumbai. However, this team had defeated Kings XI Punjab by 31 runs. In the match played against Punjab, Kolkata scored 245 runs, which is the fourth highest score in the history of the IPL. Karthik is a good leader of his team. In batting, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa and Andre Russell are supporting them. Meanwhile, young players like Nitish Rana and Shubhaman Gill have also performed well for the team. Along with batting, Russell is also cooperating with Kolkata with good bowling.