The Drama of the Indian Premier League continues as Kolkata Knight Riders will face Rajasthan Royals in what will an eliminator for both sides in this IPL. Both sides will be playing their last match of the season, the winner obviously has an upper hand over the other in qualification whereas the other side will back home on the next flight to their countries.

It is expected that Kolkata Knight Riders will definitely make a few changes to the playing XI as that has been the case with them, every match they have been having at least one change which is why be surprised if KKR actually goes in with an unchanged playing XI. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals will look to win on the momentum of their previous two matches as they have registered victories over  Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab.

With the match expected to a star-studded affair lets take a look at the five key players to watch out for from both sides.

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Let’s take a look at the five key players to watch out for when Kolkata Knight Riders lock horns with Rajasthan Royals:

Nitish Rana

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Rana scored 83 for KKR against DC. (Photo Credit: IPL)

The Delhi batsman was having a disappointing run this season as he failed to score a single fifty in 10 matches for Kolkata Knight Riders. Despite repetitive failures, the Kolkata Knight Riders team management backed him and sent him to open against DC, where he in a 100 run partnership with Sunil Narine scored a vital knock of 81 runs off 53 balls to take Kolkata Knight Riders to a respectable total of 194.

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After completion of his fifty, Nitish Rana dedicating his fifty was seen rolling out a jersey by the name of his father in law ‘Surinder Singh’ who passed away the previous night.

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