Rajasthan Royals (Photo Credits: File Photo)
Mumbai, April 24: Rajasthan Royals have decided to bowl first by winning the toss in the 18th match of the 14th season of the IPL with Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. This is the fifth match of both teams. Both of them have won one match each while they have lost three each. Both have two digits in their account. Kolkata is ranked seventh in the table of eight teams due to better net run rate while Rajasthan is at the bottom. The Kolkata team has been a two-time champion and Rajasthan won the title of the first edition of the league. If Rajasthan’s problem is batting, then Kolkata bowlers have brought the chain of team management.
While Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson had said clearly during the match presentation of the last match that we have to think seriously about our batting, Kolkata’s bowling to make the opposing team above 200 runs for the last two matches. Giving chance Well, what will be seen is that which of these two teams wins today’s match and goes up in the points table.
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In the Rajasthan team, Yashasvi Jaiswal has replaced Manan Vohra, Jaydev Unadkat in place of Shreyas Gopal and Shivam Mavi has replaced Kamlesh Nagerkoti in the Kolkata team.
The teams are as follows:
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (captain and wicketkeeper), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Joss Butler, Shivam Dubey, David Miller, Ryan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Chetan Sakaria, Jaydev Unadkat and Mustafizur Rahman.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Eoin Morgan (captain), Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narayan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakraborty and the famous Krishna.