KKR vs RR Prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will face Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens today, Thursday, May 11, in the 56th match of the TATA IPL 2023. The host is looking forward to repeating their last home win to keep their playoff chances alive. KKR is coming into this match after a dramatic last-ball win over the Punjab Kings (PKBS), while the Rajasthan Royals are coming off three catastrophic consecutive losses.
Kolkata stands 6th on the table with 5 wins from 11 games. Rajasthan stands a position above them, having the same amount of wins but with a better net run rate (NRR). Both share 10 points on the table from the possible 22, which makes it tricky to make the KKR vs RR prediction.
They both are a point short of the fourth-placed Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), making it even more difficult to predict who ends up fourth.
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won three of their last five matches. Apart from their last win against the Punjab Kings (PKBS), they defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by runs and lost to the Gujarat Titans (GT) by a massive 7 wickets in their last three.
As per the KKR vs RR prediction, the Rajasthan Royals could only add one of the last five to their name. They lost their last match to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 4 wickets after dropping their points against league leaders Gujarat Titans (GT) and Mumbai Indians (MI). Their last win was on April 27, when they beat the second-placed MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 33 runs.
When it comes to batting, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) have a slight edge. Their top-order batters have been in tremendous form. Their net run rate (NRR) from all the matches played is +0.388, which is the third-best in the season.
Though their net run rate (NRR) is -0.079, which is not as impressive as their rivals today, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) managed to chase down Punjab in their last match. KKR utilised the whole 20 overs to have a last-ball dramatic win chasing down a total of 179.
Regarding bowling, KKR is a better side according to KKR vs RR prediction. Varun Chakravarthy is their leading wicket taker, bagging 17 in 11 matches. For RR, Chahal leads with 17 wickets in 11 innings with an economy of 8.08. Chahal would be an advantage later in the overs as the pitch supports spinners in the final overs. Who are you picking in the KKR vs RR Dream11 prediction?
KKR vs RR Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats:
As per KKR vs RR match prediction reports, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) fought the Rajasthan Royals (RR) 26 times. KKR leads the tie with 14 wins against 12 losses, which could give them an advantage in the KKR vs RR Dream11 prediction.
KKR vs RR Prediction:
Considering the pitch is supportive of batters, the team that bats second will have a high probability of winning in accordance with the KKR vs RR match prediction. Predicting a team in KKR vs RR match prediction is rather tricky. The pitch favors batters and Rajasthan Royals’ batters have been in better form, considering their third-best Net Run Rate (NRR) across the competition. Konkata’s batting lineup has also been better lately as they could chase down Punjab Kings (PKBS) in their last match. The match being played at the legendary Eden Gardens would give Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a slight home advantage in the KKR vs RR match prediction.
Prediction: The team that bats second will win the match.
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