KKR vs RR / Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson won the toss and decided to bowl first.

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 11, 2023, 07:07 PM
KKR vs RR: In the Indian Premier League (IPL), today the 56th match of the league stage will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR). Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson has decided to bowl first after winning the toss at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. Rajasthan's record against Kolkata at this ground has been poor. The team has been able to win only 2 out of 9 matches here. 6 Kolkata won and one match remained inconclusive.

Kolkata heavy on Rajasthan in head to head

Talking about the overall head to head between Kolkata and Rajasthan, both the teams have faced each other 27 times. In which Kolkata has won 14 times and Rajasthan has won 12 times. There a match was cancelled.

Pitch report

Kolkata's Eden Gardens pitch is famous for batting. High scoring T20 matches have happened here. But as the game progresses, it starts helping the bowlers too, especially the spinners.

Weather condition

The weather in Kolkata is going to be very hot on the day of the match. Thursday's temperature in Kolkata will be between 38 and 27 degrees Celsius.

Possible playing 11 of both the teams...

Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana (Captain), Venkatesh Iyer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Rinku Singh, Vaibhav Arora, Shardul Thakur, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma and Varun Chakraborty.

Impact Players: Jason Roy, Mandeep Singh and Anukul Roy.

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Joe Root, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Murugan Ashwin, Sandeep Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.

Impact Players: Devdutt Padikkal, Adam Zampa, Riyan Parag, Jason Holder, Obed McCoy.