Nitish Rana’s Kolkata Knight Riders will face Sanju Samson‘s Rajasthan Royals in Match 56 of Indian Premier League 2023 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Thursday, May 11, 2023. Keep reading to find out IPL 2023 56 KKR vs RR Match Prediction.
After a torrid run in the beginning, Kolkata Knight Riders have kept themselves alive in the competition. They have managed to win three out of the last four games. They are currently on the sixth spot with five wins and six losses. To qualify for the playoffs, they can’t afford a defeat anymore.
Similar is the case for Rajasthan Royals. They have the same number of victories and defeats as those of KKR. RR are only one place ahead of KKR due to a positive net run rate. Sanju Samson’s team should have qualified by now. But five defeats in the last six matches have put them in a precarious situation.
KKR vs RR Head to Head
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for KKR vs RR today match prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals?
Total Matches Played: 27
Kolkata Knight Riders Won: 14
Rajasthan Royals Won: 12
No Result: 1
The Eden Gardens has been a batting-friendly venue this season too. The batters have been getting good value for their shots. But the spinners have been in the game too.
The maximum temperature in Kolkata on Thursday would be 38°C while the humidity would be around 53%. There is no chance of rain.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XIs:
KKR didn’t make any changes to their line-up for the last game versus Punjab Kings. Once again, at home, they might go in with the same side.
RR look troubled as they made three changes in the team for their previous match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. They could look to bring back Adam Zampa as the pitch is expected to assist spin.
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals for the IPL 2023 Match 56
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI:
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma <> Jason Roy, Varun Chakaravarthy
Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI:
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Joe Root, Dhruv Jurel <> Obed McCoy, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Murugan Ashwin/Adam Zampa, Sandeep Sharma, Kuldip Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal
* <> indicates Impact Player replacement
The sides batting second have found success in the recent games at the Eden Gardens. Therefore, the captain that wins the toss could opt to field first.
Probable Best Batter
The best time to bat at this venue would be in the powerplay. That’s when Yashasvi Jaiswal can make the most of the opportunity.
Probable Best Bowler
Varun Chakravarthy has been doing a great job with the ball in recent games. Once again, he would be the spinner to watch out for.
Here is Our IPL 2023 Match 56 KKR vs RR Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Match 56 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Kolkata Knight Riders bat first
First Innings score prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will score 180-190
Result prediction: Rajasthan Royals will win the match by 4 wickets
Case2: If Rajasthan Royals bat first
First Innings score prediction: Rajasthan Royals will score 185-195
Result prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will win the match by 5 wickets
KKR vs RR Today’s Match Prediction: Going by the recent results at this venue, the odds would be in favour of the side batting second. The dew factor adds to the chances of winning in the second innings.
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