Kolkata Knight Riders will be all set to lock horns against Rajasthan Royals in this crucial TATA IPL encounter. Welcome to the KOL vs RR Dream11 team prediction today and match preview.
Kolkata Knight Riders have managed to win 2 of their last 5 matches in the series which could allow them to bring out the best in them with an improving consistency for this contest.
Rajasthan Royals on the other hand have trembled in form with 4 defeats in their last 5 matches to lose their comfortable spot which could be tested to the limit against this opposition.
Probable Winner, Match Tips, and Match Prediction
Rajasthan Royals should win this match by a very close margin.
KOL- 1.87 RR- 2.12
Pitch Report and Toss
The pitch is balanced. The winners of the toss should bowl first.
The weather forecasts a warm humid day.
Probable Playing 11
Kolkata Knight Riders
R.Gurbaz (wk), J.Roy, V.Iyer, N.Rana, R.Singh, A.Russell, S.Narine, S.Thakur, U.Yadav, V.Chakravarthy, S.Sharma
S.Samson (wk), J.Buttler, Y.Jaiswal, S.Hetmyer, D.Padikkal, D.Jurel, J.Holder, R.Ashwin, Y.Chahal, T.Boult, S.Sharma
Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
Date and Time: 11th May – 07:30 pm IST
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India
Telecast: Star Sports Network, Jio Cinema App and Website
KOL vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction Today, TATA IPL, Fantasy Cricket Picks, Match Preview
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (7.5 Cr) was out for a duck in the last match which should not stop him from maintaining his fantastic form which could bring out another strong performance for this contest.
Jos Buttler (9.0 Cr) regained his form in the last match after scoring an impressive 95 runs at a strike rate of 161.02 which makes him our prime choice for this encounter.
Sanju Samson (8.5 Cr) added 66 runs at a strike rate of 173.68 making him a consistent contributor with a total of 308 runs in the last 11 matches added with his efforts from behind the stumps.
Nitish Rana (9.0 Cr) was also able to showcase his improving form to maintain an important top-order partnership after scoring 42 runs at a strike rate of 135.48 in the last match.
Rinku Singh (8.0 Cr) has managed to help the other side of the partnership with 46 runs at a strike rate of 131.43 in the last match which can continue to bolster confidence levels.
Yashasvi Jaiswal (9.0 Cr) managed to add another 35 runs at a strike rate of 194.44 and is currently the leading run-scorer from his side with 477 runs in the last 11 matches.
Andre Russell (8.5 Cr) has been in a fantastic form during this season which earned him 166 runs along with 7 wickets in the last 10 matches which makes him a crucial contributor.
Ravichandran Ashwin (8.5 Cr) can score decent runs along with his consistent bowling performance taking his total to 67 runs along with 14 wickets in the last 11 matches which makes him a potential game-changer.
Varun Chakravarthy (8.5 Cr) did not get a chance to showcase his full potential with just 1 wicket in the last match taking his total to 14 wickets in the last 10 matches that should allow him to continue with his consistent form.
Trent Boult (9.0 Cr) has shown amazing control of his skill which have earned him a total of 10 wickets in the last 8 matches which could keep him consistent as our prime choice.
Yuzvendra Chahal (9.0 Cr) has retained his form as witnessed in the earlier stages of the tournament which earned him 4 wickets at an economy rate of 7.25 which takes his total to 17 wickets in the last 11 matches.
Dream11 Team Prediction Captain and Vice-Captain
J.Buttler will be our captain because of his current batting form.
T.Boult will be our vice-captain because of his consistent contributions in the recent games.
DREAM 11 TEAM
Gurbaz, Buttler (C), Samson, Rana, Singh, Jaiswal, Russell, Ashwin, Chakravarthy, Chahal, Boult (VC)
Dream11 Team Disclaimer
The veracity of our selections and team is based on earnest analysis of the league, matches, and playing 11s. We implore you to forage your team by your own accord with these facets helping spur your decision making.