KKR vs RR Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report Of Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata- IPL 2024, Match 31

Updated - 16 Apr 2024, 06:04 PM

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Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata is all set to host its third match of IPL 2024. The KKR vs RR encounter will take place at the stadium on Tuesday, April 16. Shreyas Iyer leads KKR in IPL 2024 while Sanju Samson leads RR. 

Under Shreyas Iyer, KKR has done a stunning job in IPL 2024 so far. They won their opening match against Sunrisers Hyderabad by a close margin of 4 runs. Later, they outplayed Royal Challengers Bengaluru by 7 wickets in their second match. 

Defeating Delhi Capitals by 106 runs later, KKR clinched three consecutive wins at the start of IPL 2024. However, they faced a big setback in their 4th match against CSK, where they lost by 7 wickets after failing with the bat. 

Rajasthan Royals is another dominant side in IPL 2024. They won their first match vs Lucknow Super Giants by 20 runs. Later, the 2008 champions Delhi Capitals by 12 runs and Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets.  Later, RR outplayed RCB by 6 wickets to make it four in four.

However, they lost to Gujarat Titans by 3 wickets in their fifth match. In their previous clash, the Sanju Samson & Co. crushed Punjab Kings by 3 wickets. Ahead of KKR vs RR clash, we look at weather and pitch reports for the match. 

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KKR vs RR Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report Of Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata- IPL 2024, Match 31

KKR vs RR Weather Report Of Kolkata

The KKR vs RR match of IPL 2024 takes place in Kolkata on Tuesday, April 16. According to weather reports, from weather.com, the temperature of Kolkata City on Tuesday will be 38° Celcius during the day and fall to 28° Celcius at night. 

The sky will be partly cloudy during the day and night. The chances of rain are 9% in the day and 6% at night. The humidity will be 50% to 70%. 

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KKR vs RR Pitch Analysis

The KKR vs RR encounter of IPL 2024 takes place at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. The stadium is considered a high-scoring ground. The average 1st innings total at the stadium is 155 while the average 2nd innings total is 137. 

The stadium has hosted 12 T20Is so far. The chasing teams won 7 times while the teams batting first won 5 games. Hence, the Kolkata can be considered a good venue for chasing. Pakistan holds the record for the highest-ever total of 201/5 at the stadium in T20Is. 

The pitch at Eden Gardens has a good batting surface. Batters enjoy smacking runs at the stadium. Spinners also gain a lot of advantage while bowling. The KKR vs RR clash is expected to be a high-scoring one. 

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KKR vs RR Weather Impact 

The KKR vs RR match takes place on Tuesday night. Since the chance of rain is just 6%, the match will not be affected by rain. The humidity will be 70% so there is a high chance of dew during the encounter. 

Conclusion

With a strong set of batters and bowlers, KKR and RR have looked like the strongest teams in IPL 2024. However, the match between them will reveal who is better and stronger among the two this season. 

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