Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 30th match of IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Monday, April 18.

Sanu Samson’s RR have played five matches in IPL 2022 so far, in which they registered wins in three and lost two. The Shreyas Iyer-led KKR, on the other hand, have played one match more than their opponents, but they also recorded wins in three matches and faced defeats in the other three.

Head to head record

Played: 24 | RR won: 11 | KKR won: 13 | No result: 0

Pitch report

Run-chases at the Brabourne Stadium have been quite comfortable, with plenty of runs being put in them. The surface has been such that it supports run-scoring, but with dew coming into the picture, teams will be inclined to chase, following the trend in the ongoing tournament.

Probable XIs

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

Kolkata Knight Riders: Aaron Finch, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Aman Hakim Khan, Varun Chakravarthy

Match Prediction

Case 1:

RR wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 40-45
KKR total: 160-170

Case 2:

KKR wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 50-55
RR total: 165-175

Team batting second to win the contest.

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