IPL 2024 – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals – 31st T20 Match Prediction

Who will win today in Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals 31st T20 IPL 2024 match, let’s find out the match-winner? Today’s match prediction of KKR vs RR 31st T20 is given below. Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals 31st T20 match of Indian Premier League 2024 is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 16th April 2024 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Cricketwebs provides 100% match prediction tips for every cricket match.

MatchKKR vs RR 31st T20
Date16th April, 2024
Time7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT
VenueEden Gardens, Kolkata

Get ready for a clash of cricketing titans as the Kolkata Knight Riders square off against the Rajasthan Royals in the highly anticipated 31st match of the Indian Premier League 2024. Set against the backdrop of Kolkata’s iconic Eden Gardens, this encounter promises to be a spectacle of skill, strategy, and raw power.

Team Previews

Kolkata Knight Riders Preview

Andre Russell

Led by the dynamic Shreyas Iyer, the Kolkata Knight Riders enter the contest riding high on a wave of confidence, having clinched victory in four out of their five games this season. In their last outing, they decimated the Lucknow Super Giants with a resounding 8-wicket win, showcasing their dominance.

With power hitters like Philip Salt and the seasoned campaigner Sunil Narine, the Knight Riders boast a formidable batting lineup. In the bowling department, the likes of Mitchell Starc and Sunil Narine are expected to wreak havoc on the Rajasthan Royals’ batting order.

Rajasthan Royals Preview

Jos Buttler

Meanwhile, the Rajasthan Royals, led by Sanju Samson, continue to dazzle with their stellar performance, securing their fifth win in six games. Bolstered by a formidable batting lineup featuring Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler, Rajasthan aims to maintain their winning streak.

However, the Royals face a stern test against Kolkata’s formidable bowling attack. With Trent Boult and Yuzvendra Chahal spearheading the bowling unit, Rajasthan’s bowlers must rise to the occasion to contain Kolkata’s batting juggernaut.

KKR vs RR Squad

Rajasthan Royals Squad: Sanju Samson(w/c), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Tanush Kotian, Keshav Maharaj, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shubham Dubey, Navdeep Saini, Abid Mushtaq, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jos Buttler, Sandeep Sharma, Nandre Burger, Donovan Ferreira, Kunal Singh Rathore

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Philip Salt(w), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer(c), Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Andre Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Manish Pandey, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rinku Singh, Allah Ghazanfar, Sakib Hussain, Sherfane Rutherford, Chetan Sakariya, Nitish Rana, Srikar Bharat, Dushmantha Chameera

KKR vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-KeepersSanju Samson, Phil Salt
BattersShreyas Iyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal
All-RoundersSunil Narine, Andre Russell (c), Riyan Parag (vc)
BowlersYuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora

Players To Avoid – KKR vs RR Dream11 Prediction

  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Dhruv Jurel
  • Tanush Kautiyan

KKR And RR Stats & History

TeamTotal Matches PlayedMatches WonMatches LostNo Result
Kolkata Knight Riders2611321245
Rajasthan Royals2201131025

KKR vs RR Head-to-head Stats

Total Matches PlayedKKR WonRR WonNo Result

Predicted Playing XI

Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI:

Shreyas Iyer (c), Philip Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Andre Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, Rinku Singh (Impact Player)

Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI:

Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Jos Buttler, Keshav Maharaj, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult (Impact Player)

KKR vs RR Probable Top Performer

Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Top Performer

Top Batsmen: Phillip Salt
Top Bowler: Sunil Narine

Rajasthan Royals Probable Top Performer

Top Batsmen: Sanju Samson
Top Bowler: Yuzvendra Chahl

6 overs Session Prediction KKR vs RR 31st T20:

Kolkata Knight Riders 6 Overs Session Prediction = 48+ Runs
Rajasthan Royals 6 Overs Session Prediction = 45+ Runs

What is the KKR vs RR 31st T20 IPL 2024 Score Prediction?

If Kolkata Knight Riders Bat First: 172+ Runs
If Rajasthan Royals Bat First: 150+ Runs

Winning Chances Of Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals?

Kolkata Knight Riders winning chances are 50% in this match
Rajasthan Royals winning chances are 50% in this match

Toss Prediction

The toss winner is likely to choose bowling first and chase.

Pitch And Weather Conditions:

Eden Gardens, renowned for its deep boundaries and flat surface, is expected to deliver yet another thrilling encounter. Batsmen are in for a treat as they can capitalize on the belter of a wicket, hitting on the up and racking up runs with ease.

However, bowlers must be precise with their lines to make an impact. A challenging target of 180 runs awaits the team batting first, setting the stage for an electrifying battle.

Eden Gardens, Kolkata Stats

Matches Played88
Matches Won Batting First36 (40.91%)
Matches Won Batting Second52 (59.09%)
Highest Individual Innings112* – R M Patidar (RCB v Lucknow SG)
Best Bowling5/19 – S P Narine (KKR v Punjab Kings)
Highest Team Innings235/4 (CSK v KKR)
Lowest Team Innings49 (RCB v KKR)
Highest Run Chase Achieved188/4 (MI v KKR)
Average Runs per Wicket27.56
Average Runs per Over8.33
Average Score Batting First160.53

Who Will Win Today KKR vs RR?

Winning Prediction

As two cricketing titans clash in a battle of supremacy, the Kolkata Knight Riders hold a slight edge over the Rajasthan Royals, buoyed by their dominant form and formidable lineup. However, Rajasthan’s explosive batting and resilience cannot be underestimated.

Our Winner: Kolkata Knight Riders Will Win

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Indian Premier League 2024 Points Table

Rajasthan Royals65110
Kolkata Knight Riders4316
Lucknow Super Giants5326
Chennai Super Kings6428
Sunrisers Hyderabad6428
Gujarat Titans6336
Punjab Kings6244
Mumbai Indians6244
Royal Challengers Bengaluru7162
Delhi Capitals6244
*Till RCB vs SRH

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