Rajasthan Royals playing 11 vs KKR- IPL 2024, Match 31

Updated - 16 Apr 2024, 06:06 PM

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Rajasthan Royals (RR) face mighty KKR in match 31 of IPL 2024 on Tuesday, April 16. Led by Sanju Samson, RR has shown a stunning form in IPL 2024. They have won 5 games out of 6 and take the top spot in the points table. 

Out of 6 games, RR won both of their away matches against Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings. Now, they face Kolkata Knight Riders in another away game. Below we discuss Rajasthan Royals' predicted playing 11 vs KKR. 

Rajasthan Royals playing 11 vs KKR- IPL 2024, Match 31

Yashasvi Jaiswal 

Yashasvi Jaiswal will open the batting for Rajasthan Royals vs KKR. The left-handed batsman struggled to score runs in the opening games. However, he played a better knock of 39 in the last match. 

Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler missed the last match as he was not 100 percent fit. However, he will be back in the next clash. Buttler shattered a century against RCB to drive the team to victory. In 5 games, he has hit 143 runs. 

Sanju Samson (C & WK) 

Sanju Samson is the captain of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024. He will keep the stumps in the next match. The right-handed batsman owns a spectacular form in IPL 2024, smacking 264 runs in 6 games with 3 half-centuries. 

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Riyan Parag

Riyan Parag will bat in the middle. The right-handed batsman has an impeccable form in IPL 2024. With 284 runs in 6 matches, Parag is the leading run-getter for the side. At a stunning strike rate of 155, Parag has shattered 3 fifties in the tournament. 

Dhruv Jurel

Dhruv Jurel will be another batter in the middle for RR. The right-handed batter has batted in 4 matches and added 48 runs. He got out cheaply in some games but scored an unbeaten 20 in one game. 

Shimron Hetmyer 

Shimron Hetmyer played a match-winning knock of unbeaten 27 runs off 10 balls in the last match. He drove the team to victory against Punjab Kings while chasing. The left-handed batsman will be retained in the next game too. 

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Keshav Maharaj

Keshav Maharaj will be part of the spin department for RR. The left-arm spinner clinched 2 wickets in the last match. He has picked 2 wickets in 2 games and bowled at a superb economy of just 6.50. 

Trent Boult

Trent Boult will lead the pace attack for the side. The Kiwi pacer has captured 6 wickets in 6 games at a wonderful economy of 7.30. Boult will be a crucial pacer in the powerplay overs. 

 Avesh Khan 

Avesh Khan grabbed 2 wickets for the team in the previous match. The right-arm pacer has done an incredible job with his pace attack, getting 5 wickets in 6 games. He owns an economy of 9.04. 

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Kuldeep Sen

Kuldeep Sen is another RR pacer who has impressed in IPL 2024. He has clinched 4 wickets in 2 games. He grabbed a 3-wicket haul against Gujarat Titans. His economy stands at 9.50. 

Yuzvendra Chahal 

Yuzvendra Chahal has emerged as the leading wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024. In 6 matches, the right-arm spinner has grabbed  11 wickets at a wonderful economy of 7.40. Chahal will lead the spin attack for the team against KKR. 

Impact Players

RR might use Yashasvi Jaiswal as an impact player. Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shubham Dubey, Navdeep Saini, and Abid Mushtaq might be other impact substitutes in the encounter. 

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