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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: IPL 2020 - Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals - Match 54

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
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The 54th match of the Indian Premier League 2020 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in the UAE.

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Kolkata Knight Riders are placed at the 7th spot in the Indian Premier League 2020 points table. The team is with 12 points from 13 matches after 6 wins and 7 losses.

Shubman Gill has been the top run-scorer for Kolkata Knight Riders with 404 runs from 13 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 33 and a strike rate of 115, with the best of 70*. Nitish Rana has also scored 352 runs at a strike rate of 139.

Varun Chakravarthy has been their leading bowler with 15 wickets from 12 matches. He has bowled at an average of 22 and an economy of 7.00, with the best of 5/20. Pat Cummins has also picked up 8 wickets.

They will be up against Rajasthan Royals who are placed at the 6th place in the leaderboard with 12 points after 13 matches. The team has won 6 and lost 7 games.

Sanju Samson has scored the most runs for the side with 374 runs from 13 matches at an average of 31 and a strike rate of 161. He has the best of 85. Steve Smith is next with 307 runs from 13 matches.

Among the bowlers, Jofra Archer has picked up 19 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 18 and an economy of 6.69 with the best of 3/19.

  Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Rajasthan Royals (RR): Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa, Steven Smith(c), Sanju Samson (wk), Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Kartik Tyagi

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(wk), Pat Cummin, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Rajasthan Royals

Who will win? – Rajasthan Royals

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Shubman Gill (Kolkata Knight Riders), Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders), Jofra Archer (Rajasthan Royals)

Most Sixes – Nitish Rana (Kolkata Knight Riders), Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals)

Man of the Match –  Jofra Archer

Team Scores Batting first – Kolkata Knight Riders 170+, Rajasthan Royals 180+

 Match Handicap Rajasthan Royals

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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