The clash between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 31st match of IPL 2024 promises to be a thrilling spectacle. Both teams, currently leading the table with just one loss each this season, are primed to engage in intense competition on the field.

The match between KKR and RR will be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

T20 Stats and Records at Eden Gardens:

  • Total matches: 88
  • Matches won batting first: 36
  • Matches won bowling first: 52
  • Average score batting first: 160
  • Highest total recorded: 235/4 (20 Ov) by Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Lowest total recorded: 49/10 (9.4 Ov) by Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Highest score chased: 188/6 (18.2 Ov) by Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Eden Gardens Stadium Pitch Report:

The Eden Gardens Stadium pitch, known for its slow and low nature, underwent a significant change last year. With the addition of grass cover, the surface now offers improved bounce and pace, favouring fast bowlers. This unpredictability adds an element of intrigue to the match, as batters and bowlers alike will need to adapt their strategies to the evolving conditions.

Kolkata Weather Forecast:

The weather forecast for the KKR vs RR match in Kolkata looks promising, with perfect conditions anticipated for cricket. Clear skies are expected throughout the game, with no chance of rainfall. The temperature is predicted to reach approximately 32 degrees Celsius, accompanied by gentle breezes of around 13km/hr. Humidity levels are forecasted to remain comfortable at 65%. With such favourable weather conditions expected, the match is likely to proceed smoothly without any interruptions.

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Kolkata Knight Riders: Philip Salt (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Sunil Narine, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy, Manish Pandey, Srikar Bharat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Anukul Roy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Chetan Sakariya, Sherfane Rutherford, Vaibhav Arora, Dushmantha Chameera, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Sakib Hussain, Suyash Sharma

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (c & wk), Jos Buttler, Shubham Dubey, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Dhruv Jurel, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Riyan Parag, Rovman Powell, Kunal Singh Rathore, Abid Mushtaq, Ravichandran Ashwin, Donovan Ferreira, Avesh Khan, Trent Boult, Nandre Burger, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Sandeep Sharma, Kuldeep Sen.

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