Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, RR Playing 11 vs KKR (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 30, RR vs KKR
RR vs KKR: Rajasthan Royals' Predicted Playing XI Against Kolkata Knight Riders.
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Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, RR Playing 11 vs KKR (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 30, RR vs KKR. The 30th  Match of Tata IPL 2022 will see Rajasthan Royals facing off against Kolkata Knight Riders. The RR vs KKR Match will take place on April 18 (Friday) at  Brabourne CCI, Mumbai. Match will start at 07:30 PM(IST).

Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders will be eager to get a move on in the IPL 2022 points table with a win when they face each other on Monday (April 18). Both RR and KKR have 6 points each and right now they are battling the mid-tournament log jam and would require a solid run to keep their play-off berth hopes intact.

Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, RR, KKR
Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, RR, KKR Image Credit: Twitter

Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) sustained a defeat in its last encounter against Gujarat Titans. RR’s middle order was utterly exposed by Gujarat’s bowlers and defeated them by 37 runs.

Rajasthan Royals is currently placed at the 4th Position on the Points table of Tata IPL 2022. RR has played 5 matches this season and won 3 Matches among them and lost 2 Matches. RR has currently 6 Points.  KKR has also played 6 matches and won 3 and lost 3. Currently, Kolkata is placed at 6th position with 6 points in the points table of Tata IPL 2022.

Rajasthan Royals dearly missed the services of their star seamer Trent Boult who had to sit out in the game against Gujarat Titans due to a sprain. He is expected to return for this match against Kolkata Knight Riders in place of James Neesham. There is a chance of Yashasvi Jaiswal getting back into the eleven for Devdutt Paddikal who got out for a golden duck in the last game. However, the chances are quite low.

Trent Boult (right), Rajasthan Royals
Trent Boult (right), Rajasthan Royals Credits: BCCI

Jos Buttler has looked in great form but the side would expect more consistency from their other opener Devdutt Padikkal. Rassie van der Dussen, Sanju Samson, and Shimron Hetmyer are big hitters of the ball and the side would like to see them build partnerships in this game.

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, RR Playing 11 vs KKR (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 30, RR vs KKR

Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler.Photo-IPL
Jos Buttler.Photo-IPL

Jos Buttler was one of the expected retentions for the Rajasthan Royals for INR 10 Crores and he brings a lot of value to the side in terms of winning games for the franchise.

Jos Buttler has the ability to win matches on his own and he scored 254 runs in seven IPL games last year at a strike rate of 153 which speaks volumes of his ability. He has scored the first ton of IPL 2022 and is currently the leading run-scorer (Orange Cap holder) with 272 runs in 5 games averaging 68.

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