Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals will lock horns against each other in the 54th match of IPL 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
CSK, RCB, and DC have already qualified for the playoff stages and KKR could join them if they go on to win their final league stage match.
We have got Match Prediction for you that can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss current form, head-to-head, stats, and players to watch out for in the upcoming match.
Current form for Rajasthan Royals: L L L W L
Rajasthan Royals have struggled to find momentum in the ongoing season. They haven’t been able to come up with a collective effort which has led to their downfall. RR is almost out of the playoff race and they will look to end the season on a high. The inaugural champions could look to give a few chances to young players.
Current form for Kolkata Knight Riders: W L W L W
Kolkata Knight Riders have successfully turned the tables in the second phase of IPL 2021. Ventakesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Varun Chakravarthy, and Sunil Narine have all done a tremendous job for the two-time champions. KKR will want to seal their playoffs berth by winning against RR.
Head to Head – Matches – 24, Won by KKR – 12, Won by RR – 11, A – 1.
It is almost an even battle between the two teams as far as head to head contest is concerned.
Players to look out for: Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarthy, and Sunil Narine will hold the key for KKR.
Sanju Samson, Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Mustafizur Rahman will hold the key for RR.
Match Prediction: KKR will begin the contest as favorites against RR based on their current form.