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IPL 2020: Match 54- Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals- Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders- Fantasy Tips. (Photo Credit: IPL)

The Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals is predicted to be a mouth-watering clash in IPL 2020. Ahead of the must-win encounter we bring you all the Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks. 

Venue: Dubai International Stadium

Match Timings: 3:30 PM IST 

The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and lookouts can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.

Match Preview

This is the last league match for both the teams and they are still in with an outside chance to reach the playoffs. Rajasthan Royals registered a thumping win over KXIP in the last match and they are once again expected to play with a fearless approach. 

KKR needs to fix their batting and play them at their most suited position. They lost a close match against CSK but now it’s all to play for them when they take on the Royals. 

Head To Head 

Matches Played: 22

KKR Won: 11

RR Won: 10

Weather Forecast

Hot and humid with no possibility of any rain. 

Average First Innings Score 

170 runs in IPL 2020. 

Pitch Report

The pitch might come onto the bat nicely in the second half when the dew sets in thus that captain winning the toss will be looking to field first.

Injury and Availability News

Andre Russell is once again expected to sit out during the match. 

RR is envisioned to play with an unchanged squad after their clinical win. 

Fantasy Tips – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals

Predicted XI

Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan ©, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Rinku Singh, Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna 

Rajasthan Royals: Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa, Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler (WK), Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Ankit Rajpoot/ Varun Aaron

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Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders– Top Fantasy Picks 

Ben Stokes: The all-rounder is back to his best in IPL 2020 with both bat and ball. Stokes should be in your fantasy side as he is a game-changer in all departments. 

Jos Buttler: Buttler is currently been wasted batting in the middle order and if they hope to advance further in the competition, Buttler needs to bat from the first over. 

Jofra Archer: The fiery fast bowler has been sensational for his franchise and will be again their most important bowler. 

Eoin Morgan: After a disappointing last match, skipper Eoin Morgan needs to inspire his side. In the middle order, Morgan has the game to change the course of the match in a matter of few overs.

Varun Chakravarthy: The wicket-taker of KKR will be keen to make inroads in the decisive match against RR and will be their trump card with the ball. 

Also Read: Unknown Facts About Varun Chakravarthy

Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

Captain Options – Ben Stokes

Vice-Captain Options – Sunil Narine

Fantasy 11 Team

Keeper –  Jos Buttler, Dinesh Karthik

Batters –  Shubman Gill, Eoin Morgan, Steve Smith, Sanju Samson

All-Rounders – Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Lockie Ferguson, Jofra Archer, Pat Cummins 

Spinners: Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine 

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