The 54th match of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will happen between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday, October 7.
The Knight Riders are placed at the fourth spot in the points table and with a win over the Royals, they might strengthen their probabilities of making it to the playoffs.
However, RR are nearly out of the playoffs race however can spoil the occasion of the two-time champions.
Performed: 23 | KKR gained: 12 | RR gained: 11 | No consequence: 0
The monitor at Sharjah has been a bowling paradise with gradual situations and sluggish pitch. Chasing has been a profitable mantra right here as groups have gained 5 out of seven video games this season whereas batting second.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Eoin Morgan (c), Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Shakib Al Hasan/Andre Russell/Ben Chopping, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee/Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy.
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (c & wk), Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shivam Dube, Glenn Phillips, David Miller/Liam Livingstone, Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, Kuldip Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya.
- KKR wins the toss and bowls first
- Powerplay rating: 30-35
- RR complete: 120-130
- RR wins the toss and bowls first
- Powerplay rating: 40-45
- KKR complete: 130-140
KKR to win the competition