Match Details

Date: April 16, 2024

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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The Rajasthan Royals will travel to eastern India as they take Kolkata Knight Riders at the iconic Eden Gardens. Both Rajasthan and Kolkata have been among the best teams in IPL 2024 and have been towards the top of the table. Before this clash, Kolkata had a tough fixture against Lucknow Super Giants where the Royals pulled off a thrilling three-wicket over the Punjab Kings.

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Pitch Report

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The Kolkata Knight Riders got to a brilliant start in the 2024 season by registering three consecutive wins but suffered a tough loss against the Chennai Super Kings. Their batting has consistently fired with the likes of Sunil Narine, Phil Salt, Angkrish Raghuvanshi and Andre Russell scoring at an incredible rate. Talking about their bowling, Narine continued his evergreen form and received great support from Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora and Varun Chakaravarthy.

On the other hand, the Rajasthan Royals have emerged as the most consistent team in IPL 2024 with match-winners across all departments. The RR batting has been carried by the middle-order duo of Sanju Samson and Riyan Parag who have been in the form of their lives. On the bowling front, Yuzvendra Chahal has picked multiple wickets in nearly every game and led the attack brilliantly.

Key Players

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Probable XIs

Kolkata Knight Riders

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

Impact Substitute: Rinku Singh (if bowling first, replaces Vaibhav Arora)

Rajasthan Royals

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

Impact Substitute: Yashasvi Jaiswal (if batting first, replaces Yuzvendra Chahal)

Fantasy Teams

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Best 14

Wicketkeepers: Philip Salt, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson 

Batters: Shreyas Iyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Shimron Hetmyer

All-Rounders: Riyan Parag, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell

Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Vaibhav Arora, Mitchell Starc

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