Kolkata Knight Riders will be squaring up against Rajasthan Royals in match 54 of IPL 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. The match will commence on Thursday, October 07 at 07:30 PM IST. Here are our KKR vs RR Dream11 predictions, preview, squad, and predicted XI.
KKR vs RR Dream11 Predictions: Preview
Can Kolkata rejoice with a thumping win?
Kolkata Knight Riders set the UAE leg on fire with a string of impressive performances. They have won 4 out of their 6 games here in the UAE. KKR are currently occupying the 4th spot in the points table thanks to their superior net run rate. A win over RR will all but ensure them of a playoff spot. They will be up against Rajasthan, a team that desperately needs to win.
Does Rajasthan have a stomach for one last fight?
Jofra Archer, the MVP of last year had withdrawn from the tournament even before it began. Ben Stokes, their leading light quit post the first game. Jos Buttler, their talisman skipped the UAE leg. Their high-profile signing, Chris Morris has had a horrendous run of form in UAE. RR are one team have suffered the most setbacks this season but they have refused to give up. They have consistently punched above their weight to stay alive in the competition even now. Their Indian talent has come of age and challenged bigger names in the league. RR will be looking at its team to fight it hard one last time in the league.
KKR vs RR Dream11 Predictions: Team
Dinesh Karthik: He has taken over the role of a finisher.
Sanju Samson: He has been in fine form this IPL.
Rahul Tripathi: He has been terrific in the middle overs.
Nitish Rana: He will be key to KKR against the spinners.
Yashasvi Jaiswal: RR will be looking at Jaiswal for providing them with brisk starts.
Venkatesh Iyer: He has been sensational for KKR in the UAE.
Sunil Narine: Narine has been unplayable in the 2nd leg.
Shivam Dube: He will be the key against KKR’s spinners.
Varun Chakravarthy: He has been exceptional for KKR.
Mustafizur Rahman: He has led RR’s bowling single-handedly.
Chetan Sakariya: He has bowled with a lot of heart this season.
KKR vs RR| TV and live streaming details in India
1. TV: Star Sports Network
2. Live streaming: Hotstar
KKR vs RR Dream11 Predictions
Our KKR vs RR Dream11 prediction is that KKR look too strong for RR.
Please note that our Dream11 predictions are based on our analysis and they do not guarantee positive results.