On Thursday, the Kolkata Eden Gardens will host a match between the Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). In the ten-team, IPL 2023 points standings, Kolkata is currently ranked sixth.
The last two games they played, against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Punjab Kings (PBKS), were victories for them.
Rajasthan, on the other hand, is ranked one place higher, at number five. Rajasthan has won six games and lost six, like Kolkata. Rajasthan has lost all three of their most recent games.
Let’s have a look at the top batters:
Nitish Rana: The KKR captain has taken the reins throughout the entire campaign, scoring 326 runs in 11 games at an average of 29.63 and a rate of 146.84, while also setting the tone for the team. His blade has already taken two fifty-dollar bills.
He made 51 runs off 38 balls in the most recent game against Punjab Kings (PBKS). He has scored 284 runs in 14 games against Punjab Kings (PBKS), averaging 23 points per game and striking out 143 times per game.
Jason Roy: The KKR starter might rank among his team’s top scorers for the game. In his five games this season, he has recorded scores of 43, 61, 56, 20, and 38. He has scored 218 runs overall in the five games, averaging 43.60 and striking out 159.12 percent of the time.
Till this point, the right-hander has played one game against Punjab and scored 38 runs. He has participated in 318 T20 games overall, scoring 8328 runs at an average of 28.04 and a strike rate of 142.31.
Sanju Samson: The captain of the Rajasthan Royals, has a strike rate of 154.77 and an average of 30.80 in 11 IPL 2023 games. He has scored 308 runs. He has three fifties in the format to his credit.
He used 38 balls to score 66 runs without being out. There were four fours and five sixes in the innings. He has played against KKR in 18 games overall, scoring 469 runs with an average of 27.58 and a strike rate of 122.45.
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