Kolkata Knight Riders take on Rajasthan Royals in Dream11 IPL 2020 today as the tournament nears its end. Both teams are at the bottom at the moment and they will both need to win if they hope to qualify.
Date & Time : 1st November 2020, 7:30 PM IST
Venue : Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Kolkata Knight Riders lost their last two games and it is a run they will desperately need to end for the sake of qualification.
They are presently 7th in the points table after 13 games with 12 points. The net run rate is also negative.
Brendon McCullum will tell his men to give their all for one final time as the league phase comes to a close. They need to play aggressively and their brand of cricket.
On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals though having won their last two games are on a winning run and they need to continue the positive attitude.
They are currently 6th in the points table after 13 matches with 12 points. Their net run rate is also negative.
The Royals have been champions before and they know what it takes to reach their and they will look to play their best cricket.
The pitch is a good one for batting. While as has been the case in The UAE, bowlers do get some assistance. It should be a good contest between bat and ball.
Teams news and possible lineups
Andre Russell is available for KKR and he might get a place in the starting XI.
As for the Rajasthan Royals, Varun Aaron should keep his place in the starting XI.
KKR XI : Gill, Rana, R. Tripathi, Morgan (C), D. Karthik (WK), Narine. R. Singh, L. Ferguson, Nagarkoti, V. Chakravarthy, Cummins.
RR XI : Stokes, Uthappa, S. Smith (C), Samson, Buttler (WK), Parag, Tewatia, V. Aaron, Archer, K. Tyagi, S. Gopal.
It’s tough to predict the outcome of this match, may the team which plays best cricket on the day win.