- Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Rajasthan Royals (KKR vs RR)
- Date- 7th October 2021
- Match Format- T20
- Venue- Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
- Time- 7:30 PM (IST)
- Weather Forecast- Humid, 33℃
KKR vs RR, 54th Match, IPL 2021, General Online Betting Odds
Kolkata Knight Riders- 1.57
Rajasthan Royals- 2.40
KKR vs RR Betting Odds Comparison
|Betting Sites with Odds For KKR vs RR||KKR(Odds)||RR(Odds)|
KKR vs RR Today Match Prediction, 54th Match, IPL 2021, 7th October 2021
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Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders are potentially a win away from cementing their place in the playoffs. Kolkata Knight Riders have turned things around drastically in the 2nd half and only lost 2 matches so far in the UAE leg. Despite dealing with the injuries of Andre Russell and Lockie Ferguson, it has been their bowling that have been top-notch.
The mystery duo of Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine in the middle overs has been the biggest headache for opponents. They block the flow of runs which puts pressure and throw their wickets away in search of runs. Their batting department has improved but is yet to play up to their potential. They will be in pole position for qualification if they manage to beat Rajasthan Royals in this contest.
- Form Guide- W-L-W-L-W
- Andre Russell and Lockie Ferguson are likely to be available for this match.
- Eoin Morgan’s average is just 11.1 this season.
Top Batsmen so far in IPL 2021
- Rahul Tripathi – 356 runs at 142.40 strike rate
- Nitish Rana – 335 runs at 123.61 strike rate
- Shubhman Gill – 296 runs at 117.92 strike rate
Top Bowlers so far in IPL 2021
- Prasiddh Krishna – 12 wickets at 29.5 average
- Varun Chakravarthy – 15 wickets at 23.33 average
- Andre Russel – 11 wickets at 17 average
Rajasthan Royals are virtually out of the race for qualification for playoffs. They have been super inconsistent and also had to deal with many injury blows. They were without the English trio of Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, and Archer but this couldn’t be an excuse as replacement players like Evin Lewis had performed well.
Rajasthan chased 190 against Chennai Super Kings but couldn’t even score 100 runs against Mumbai Indians which is enough to show the inconsistent nature of this team. Indian bowlers have impressed but their spin department is very weak. They were banking on Shreyas Gopal and Tewatia but they have miserably failed even on such spin-friendly tracks of UAE.
- Form Guide- L-W-L-L-L
- Rajasthan Royals have the best run rate in powerplay in the UAE leg.
- Evin Lewis has the best strike rate in powerplay this season.
Top Batsmen so far in IPL 2021
- Sanju Samson- 483 runs at 138.00 strike rate
- Jaiswal– 249 runs at 150.90 strike rate
- David Miller- 124 runs at 109.73 strike rate
Top Bowlers so far in IPL 2021
- Chris Morris- 14 wickets at 24.85 average
- Mustafizur Rahman- 14 wickets at 28.92 average
- Chetan Sakariya- 13 wickets at 31.00 average
Venue Stats: T20
|Match Venue||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah|
|Matches won batting first||19|
|Matches won bowling first||36|
|Average 1st Inns scores||158|
|Highest score||Delhi Capitals 228/4|
|Lowest Score||Islamabad United 82/10|
|Score less than 150||26 times|
|Score between 150 and 169||8 times|
|Score between 170 and 189||12 times|
|Score Above Score 190||10 time|
The weather in Sharjah has been most difficult for teams this season. The same story is likely to repeat in this match as well. The temperature will be around 33 degrees and humidity again will provide an extra challenge for teams in the field.
- Rain: 2%
- Humidity 59%
- Wind speed: 10 km/h.
- Temperature- 33 Degree Celsius
Unlike last season, Sharjah has been the most difficult pitch to bat on. In the last match, Rajasthan even failed to score 100 runs. Pitch is again likely to be slower and two-paced. The average score has been around 130 this season and teams have been successful in even defending 120 odd runs. Captains might look to bowl first as the pitch stays the same for the whole match.
KKR vs RR, 54th Match, IPL 2021, Today Match Prediction
Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.
KKR Playing XI
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Kathik (wk)
Batsmen: Shubhman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Venkatesh Iyer, Eoin Morgan, Nitish Rana
All-rounders: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine
Bowlers: Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasiddh Krishna.
RR Playing XI
Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shivam Dube, Glenn Phillips, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Kuldip Yadav, Chetan Sakariya, Shreyas Gopal, Mustafizur Rahman
Wicket-keeper: Sanju Samson (c & wk)
Batsmen: Evin Lewis, Jaiswal, David Miller, Glenn Phillips
All-rounders: Shivam Dube, Rahul Tewatia
Bowlers: Kuldip Yadav, Chetan Sakariya, Shreyas Gopal, Mustafizur Rahman
KKR vs RR– Who will win the match, Today Match Prediction:
Kolkata Knight Riders is expected to win the match against Rajasthan Royals
KhelTalk experts feel that Kolkata Knight Riders will win against Rajasthan Royals in this encounter. Kolkata Knight Riders are on verge of qualifying for playoffs after two long years. They were nowhere near the qualification scenario after the first half but have drastically turned the tables.
Andre Russell and Lockie Ferguson are likely to return for this must-win encounter which will be a huge boost. Kolkata Knight Riders have a balanced team for UAE conditions and are favorites for this match. Rajasthan Royals had another disappointing season and will look to spoil Kolkata’s party but we think Kolkata Knight Riders are likely to defeat Rajasthan Royals in this match.
Popular Betting Odds For KKR vs RR, 54th Match, IPL 2021, Today Match Prediction, Cricket Betting Tips
Top Batsman from Rajasthan Royals – Sanju Samson(3.25 odds)
Sanju Samson had a blistering start in both legs but failed to maximize his early advantages. He has scored 483 runs this season and once was even the biggest contender for orange cap. He has failed with the bat in recent matches and again threw his wicket by playing rash shots. Sanju is a talented lad and could be the biggest party spoiler for Kolkata Knight Riders in this match. He has all skills under his belt to destroy any opposition and can give you good returns from this match. He is our pick for best batsman from Rajasthan Royals.
Top Batsman from Kolkata Knight Riders – Nitish Rana(4.75 odds)
Nitish Rana has been the crisis man for Kolkata Knight Riders this season. He has played as opener, in middle overs, and even finished the last game. Rana has scored 335 runs this season and recently has looked ultra solid. His game against spinners is really aggressive and he can exploit Sharjah’s short boundaries to perfection as he did against Delhi Capitals. Rana is a good player of spin and can give you good returns from this match. He is our pick for best batsman from Kolkata Knight Riders.
Top Bowler from Rajasthan Royals– Chetan Sakariya (3.75 odds)
Chetan Sakariya has impressed everyone with his bowling this season. He has picked 13 wickets and is a genuine swing bowler in the powerplay. Chetan bowled a brilliant maiden over in the last match and even took the priceless wicket of Rohit Sharma on the same Sharjah wicket. He is not a one-dimensional bowler and has many variations in his armory. Chetan can be a very dangerous bowler on this surface and can give you good returns from this match. He is our pick for best bowler from Rajasthan Royals.
Top Bowler from Kolkata Knight Riders– Varun Chakravarthy (3.75 odds)
Varun Chakravarthy has proved his metal this season and gave answers to pundits who labeled him as a one-season wonder. He has picked 15 wickets this season and this must-win match is tailor-made for him to become the hero of the team. No batsman has succeeded in reading him which gives him an extra edge. Sharjah is a very slow pitch and Varun can exploit its slow nature to perfection. He can give you good returns from this match and is our pick for best bowler from Rajasthan Royals.
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