New Delhi. The cricket teams of Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals riding on the chariot of victory are clashing in their 12th league match of IPL 2023. Both the teams would like to win this match and make it to the top 4. Both the teams have the same 10-10 points. Rajasthan Royals are forced to face defeat from the last 3 matches. In such a situation, his effort will be to return to the winning track. However, it will not be easy for Rajasthan to beat KKR at home. This match is taking place between KKR’s spinner vs Rajasthan’s batter. Rajasthan Royals have decided to bowl first after winning the toss.
Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (wk/c), Joe Root, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, KL Asif, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Talking about the statistics between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, the balance is heavily in favor of Kolkata. So far 27 matches have been played between the two teams, in which Kolkata has won 14 matches while Rajasthan has been victorious in 12 matches. KKR spinners are performing brilliantly at the moment. The pair of mystery spinners Varun Chakraborty and Suyyash Sharma is currently bowling well in the spin department. Sunil Narayan has so far failed to perform as expected.
Possible 11 of both the teams
Kolkata Knight Riders: Venkatesh Iyer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Jason Roy, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Vaibhav Arora / Umesh Yadav, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakraborty, Shardul Thakur.
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (Wicketkeeper/Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Sharma.