IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Match Prediction, Preview and Head to Head: Who Will Win?


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IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Match Prediction, Preview, Head to Head Who Will Win

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 49th match of the 11th season of Indian Premier League – IPL 2018 on 15 May at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. As far as weather is considered, morning rain with the thunderstorm is forecasted but match hours will have the clear sky.


IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Pitch Report

A very good pitch to bat on, there will be some help for the spinners because of the dryness. There can be seam movement for pace bowlers. There will be pace and bounce on the pitch which will be Enjoyed by both batsman and pace bowlers. In last match here between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, the ball was sticking in the pitch.


IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders are 3rd on the points table in 12 matches played; 6 wins and 6 losses. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals are just behind them at the 4th position also with 12 points in 12 matches; 6 wins and 6 losses. KKR is leading with the difference in net run rate.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team News

Shivam Mavi is not completely fit but the news is around that final call will be taken at last minute. If Shivam  Mavi comes in then Kuldeep Yadav or Piyush Chawla have to sit as Prasidh Krishna is performing good and sending him back to the bench will not be a good choice.

Rajasthan Royals (RR) Team News

Rajasthan Royals would like to go with the same playing XI.

IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Head to Head

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have played 17 matches against each other head to head in IPL, out of which Kolkata Knight Riders have won 7 matches, Rajasthan Royals have won 9 matches and one match was abandoned due to rain.

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have played 6 matches against each other head to head in IPL at Eden Gardens, Kolkata; out of which Kolkata Knight Riders have won 4 matches, Rajasthan Royals have won only 1 match and one match was abandoned due to rain.

Check: RR vs KKR Head to Head: KKR vs RR Head to Head IPL Records
Total KKR Won RR Won No Result
In IPL 17 7 9 1
At Eden Gardens
Kolkata
6 4 1 1

IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Match Prediction

IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Toss Prediction

4 of the 6 matches played here are won by the team batting second, so toss-winning captain would like to invite their opponent to bat first.

IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR Score Prediction

Eden Gardens have a good batting wicket but it also helps for bowlers; a good match will be seen. An around 185 will be the par score.
Batting First Predicted Score
Kolkata Knight Riders 180+
Rajasthan Royals 185+

Who will win? : Our prediction for IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR

Kolkata Knight Riders are coming with a win after losing two consecutive matches against Mumbai Indians. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals have won last three matches.
Team Batting First
Winning %
Batting Second
Winning %
Kolkata Knight Riders 45% 50%
Rajasthan Royals 50% 55%
In our prediction, Rajasthan Royals are going to win this match.

Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 49 KKR vs RR

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Date: 15 May 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Playing XI for KKR: Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Javon Searles.

Playing XI for RR: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Krishnappa Gowtham, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Anureet Singh, Rahul Tripathi.