Kolkata vs Rajasthan: Today’s second match will be played between Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders and Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals. This match will start in Sharjah at 7.30 pm. This match is very important for KKR in view of the playoff, that is why this match is being called a do or die match for Eoin Morgan’s team.
When these two teams came face to face in the first half of IPL 2021, Sanju Samson’s team had won. In that match, KKR’s team could score only 133 runs after playing first. In reply, Rajasthan easily won the match in the 19th over, losing just four wickets. In such a situation, KKR would like to avenge the previous defeat today.
Know who is next in Head to Head
In the history of IPL, there has always been a tough competition between Kolkata and Rajasthan. These two teams have come face to face 23 times so far. During this, Kolkata has won 12 matches. Whereas Rajasthan has won 11 matches. In today’s match too, a close competition can be seen between the two teams.
Probable playing XI of Kolkata- Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee and Varun Chakraborty.
Probable playing XI of Rajasthan- Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (captain and wicketkeeper), Shivam Dubey, Glenn Phillips, Liam Livingstone, Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, Karthik Tyagi, Mustafizur Rahman and Chetan Sakaria.