What will be the playing 11 of RR against KKR? IPL 2023 Latest Updates. The 56th match of IPL 2023 season 16, which is going to happen between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals on May 11 at 7:30 PM at Eden Garden Cricket Stadium, Kolkata.
As the matches of IPL 2023 are progressing, the fans of the team are in the hope that their favorite team will win this year’s IPL trophy. So, taking this trend forward, we have come to the 56th match of IPL 2023 season 16, which is going to happen between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals on May 11 at 7:30 PM at Eden Garden Cricket Stadium, Kolkata. The performance of both KKR and RR teams has been good in this season and today both the teams are going to face each other.
If we talk about RR, then let us tell you first that KKR and RR have faced each other 27 times in the history of IPL, in which RR has won 12 times against KKR and once the match was tie. But RR players are running in good form this season and have the power to beat KKR. RR has played 11 matches in IPL 2023 and it will be their 12th match with KKR.
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Now let us talk about the stats of RR’s last three matches and RR’s amazing batsmen and bowlers, whose fire is seen in every match. So first of all let us tell you that RR has played last 3 matches with MI, GT and SRH and RR has not got success in any of these three matches. But this time there is every hope that RR will again come in their form and will win by defeating KKR.
So let’s now see the great batsmen of RR whose presence makes winning easier. First of all, we talk about RR opener batsmen Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler. Yashasvi Jaiswal had a brilliant innings against MI, scoring 124 off just 62 balls including 16 fours and 8 sixes at a strike rate of 200. He also scored 35 off 18 balls against SRH which included 5 fours and 2 sixes. Jos Buttler also had a brilliant knock against SRH, scoring 95 off 59 balls which included 10 fours and 4 sixes.
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 1, 2023
Next comes Captain Sanju Samson who is in perfect form from the last match, scoring 66 off 38 balls which included 4 fours and 5 sixes. He also scored 30 runs in 20 balls against GT which included 3 fours and 1 six. Rest of the batsmen like Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Joe Root will also try their best to get RR win in the next match.
Sanju Samson always goes hard against the best spinner of the opposition, a rare Indian talent who has this ability to do again and again. He is some player when he’s on song. pic.twitter.com/Ymahemkx5P
— Rahul Sharma (@CricFnatic) May 7, 2023
We will see the amazing bowler of RR who, like the batsmen, has shown his mettle in every match and has made it very difficult for the front team to score runs. So first comes Yuzvendra Chahal who did amazing work against SRH, he took 4 wickets against SRH while giving a good economy in which he dismissed many SRH batsmen who were running in perfect form during the match.
Yuzvendra Chahal is only one wicket away from being the highest wicket-taker in IPL history!
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) May 8, 2023
Next comes Ravichandran Ashwin who took 2 wickets against MI and that too with a decent economy rate. Other bowlers like Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Adam Zampa can also be seen giving great performance in the next match.
This time there is every chance that RR will win by giving a good fight to KKR because RR’s playing 11 against KKR is very dangerous.
Squad Players of RR
Devdutt Padikkal, Joe Root, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Abdul Basith, Akash Vasisht, Donovan Ferreria, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel (WK), Jos Buttler (WK), Kunal Singh Rathore (WK), Sanju Samson (C) (WK), Adam Zampa, KC Cariappa, KM Asif, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal
Playing 11 of RR
Top Order Batsman
Yashasvi Jaiswal – Left-Handed Batsman
Jos Buttler (WK) – Right-Handed Batsman
Sanju Samson (C) (WK) – Right-Handed Batsman
Middle Order Batsman
Joe Root – Right-Handed Batsman
Devdutt Padikkal – Left-Handed Batsman
Shimron Hetmyer – Left-Handed Batsman
Dhruv Jurel (WK) – Right-Handed Batsman
Lower Order Batsman
Ravichandran Ashwin – Right-Handed Batsman, Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Trent Boult – Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler
Yuzvendra Chahal – Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler
Sandeep Sharma – Right-Arm Medium Bowler
Now let us talk about toss scenario that if RR wins the toss then what would be good for them to take batting or bowling in the first innings.
79 IPL matches have been played in this stadium, out of which the team batting in the first innings has won 32 matches and the team batting in the second innings has won 47 matches. If seen, RR should get batting done in second innings and bowling in first innings.
Initially on this pitch, the pacer gets a lot of help like Jason Holder, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Obey McCoy. And then as the match progresses, spinners will get help like Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Adam Zampa, Yuzvendra Chahal. And let us tell you that in the last 9 matches on this pitch, the spinner has taken 29 wickets.
Now let us tell you what can happen if RR has to bat in the first innings. First of all, let us tell you that the batting surface of this pitch is very good and here the batter gets more help. Most of the matches on this pitch are high-scoring because this pitch is batting friendly and the stadium here has short boundaries, due to which it is easy for batsmen to hit long short.
That means RR good batsmen like Sanju Samson, Joss Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Devdutt Padikkal, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag can easily hit long shots here. But if we look at the statistics, then the team batting in the second innings has won more matches.
And let us tell you that the batsmen may find it difficult in the first few overs, but then gradually it becomes easier to bat on this pitch, due to which RR can bat in the first innings if they want, because in the last few IPL matches In the match, this pitch is looking more batting friendly than bowler friendly.
Now in the end, both these options prove to be good for RR, but it would be better if RR bowled in the first innings.
The batting surface of this pitch is very good and the batter gets more help here.
Most of the matches played on this pitch are high scoring because this pitch is batting friendly and due to the short boundary of the stadium, it is easy for the batsmen to hit long shots.
If you see the status of this pitch, here the team batting in the second innings has won more matches. Batting becomes difficult in the first few overs on this pitch as the pacers who are there get swing in the new balls.
As the match progresses, spinners are helped on this pitch because when there is dew, spinners get help, due to which it is difficult to bat in the first innings. But later it becomes easy to bat on this pitch, due to which batting in the second innings is a good option.
By the way, in the last few IPL matches, this pitch is looking more batting friendly than bowler friendly.