Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be up against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Match 47 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Monday, May 2.

With only three wins out of nine matches, the Knight Riders are sitting at 8th spot in the points table. On the other hand, with six victories from nine games, the Royals are comfortably placed at the third position.

Pitch report:

The track at the Wankhede has been a batters’ paradise, but the red soil helps seamers as well. The dew factor will push captains to bowl first after winning the toss.

Head-to-head record:

Played: 25 | KKR won: 13 | RR won: 12 | No result: 0

Probable XIs:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Baba Indrajith (wk), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana

Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Daryl Mitchell, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

KKR wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 40-50
RR total: 150-165

Case 2:

RR wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 45-55
KKR total: 160-175

Team batting second to win the contest.

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