KKR Playing 11 vs Rajasthan Royals - IPL 2024, Match 70

Updated - 19 May 2024, 06:12 PM

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Kolkata Knight Riders take on Rajasthan Royals in their next match of IPL 2024. RR vs KKR encounter takes place on Sunday, May 19. Shreyas Iyer leads KKR in IPL 2024. KKR steals the top spot in the points table with 19 points. 

They will finish in the top spot despite a defeat against Rajasthan Royals. However, KKR lost the home game vs RR and will look for a victory this time. Below is KKR's predicted playing 11 for the match. 

KKR Playing 11 vs Rajasthan Royals - IPL 2024, Match 70

Anukul Roy

Since it's a dead-rubber game for KKR, they might drop key members to provide them rest ahead of Qualifier 1. Hence, Anukul Roy might replace Sunil Narine as an opener. 

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK)

Phil Salt has left the KKR side. He showed a wonderful form in the tournament. Hence, Rahmanullah Gurbaz will likely replace him as an opener in the next game. 

Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana might be inducted to rest Ankrish Raghuvanshi by KKR. Rana has missed a lot of games due to an injury. He has played 2 games in which he scored 34 runs. 

Shreyas Iyer (C)

Shreyas Iyer is the captain of KKR in IPL 2024 and will lead the side in the next match against Rajasthan Royals. Iyer has mustered 287 runs in 12 games with 1 fifty. 

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Manish Pandey

Manish Pandey might bat in the middle-order and Venkatesh Iyer might be rested against RR. The right-handed batsman played a wonderful knock in his lone game, hitting 42 runs for the team. 

Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh will be a lower-order batter for the side in the next match of IPL 2024. The left-handed batter has added 168 runs in 12 games at a strike rate of 148+. 

Andre Russell

Andre Russell will be a powerful all-rounder for KKR in the next game. The right-arm pacer has smacked 222 runs at 185+ strike rate. He has also scalped 15 wickets for the team. 

Ramandeep Singh

Ramandeep Singh will be another batter for the side. The right-handed batter has mustered 125 runs in 12 games at a stunning strike rate of 201+. 

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc will lead the pace attack for the side. The left-arm pacer has got 12 wickets in 11 games at an economy of 11.36. 

Suyash Sharma

Suyash Sharma might replace Varun Chakravarthy in the next match of IPL 2024. The right-arm spinner played in 2 games where he went wicketless. 

Harshit Rana

Harshit Rana will be another pacer for KKR in the next match. In 10 games, he has clinched 16 wickets for the team at a decent economy of 9.71. 

Impact Players 

For impact players, KKR can go ahead with players like Anukul Roy, Manish Pandey, Srikar Bharat, Sherfane Rutherford, and Vaibhav Arora.