IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals to lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in clash of titans

New Delhi, Gautam Lalotra | Updated : 18 April 2018, 04:15 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders - File Photo
Kolkata Knight Riders - File Photo

Days are getting better and good times continue to roll for the IPL heavyweights. Among the strong title contenders, Rajasthan Royals, which failed to please the fans last IPL, are shaping as one the season’s hot favourites.

Rajasthan Royals shall be taking on Kolkata Knight Riders in the 15th match of Indian Premier League at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Wednesday evening. 

Both the teams go into the match high on confidence after winning their last encounters. On Sunday, Rajasthan Royals put up a stellar show with the bat, registering this season's highest IPL total on the back of Sanju Samson’s unbeaten 92 runs.

All-rounder Ben Stokes got some form with the willow going which has surely boosted the confidence of RR think tank. In the bowling department, leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal delivered with the ball giving away only 22 runs from his 4 overs and picking up 2 wickets.

Kolkata Knight Riders crushed Delhi Daredevils in their last encounter with Nitish Rana (59), Andre Russell (41) and Robin Uthappa (35) destroying their bowling attack on Monday. The trio put up a mammoth total for their side which proved too much for the opposition. KKR bowlers then came to the party and restricted DD to a paltry 129 runs. 

Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav were the pick of the KKR bowlers, scalping 3 wickets each. The conditions in Jaipur were excellent in the last match and fans could expect another thrilling encounter.

When is Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 match?

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 will be played on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

Where will Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 be played?

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 will be played at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.

What time will Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 start?

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 will start at 8:00 PM IST. The toss will take place 30 minutes before the match starts.

Where will be Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 be telecast live?

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 going to be aired on all Star Sports channel. Star is the official broadcaster of the Indian Premier League.

Where can one watch Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 LIVE Streaming Online?

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 can be watched directly on Hotstar. 

What are Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 squads?

Rajasthan Royals squad: Heinrich Klassen, Benjamin Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jos Buttler, Ajinkya Rahane, Darcy Short, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Ben Laughlin, Stuart Binny, Dushmantha Chameera, Anureet Singh, Aryaman Vikram Birla, Midhun S, Shreyas Gopal, Prashant Chopra, Jatin Saxena, Ankit Sharma, Mahipal Lomror.

Kolkata Knight Riders full squad: Dinesh Karthik (c), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Tom Curran, Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Singh Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Mitchell Johnson, Shubman Gill, Ranganath Vinay Kumar, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport, Javon Searless, Apoorv Vijay Wankhade, Ishank Jaggi.

First Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 10:50 AM
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