Kolkata:23 May :- Former champions Rajasthan Royals will be playing against Kolkata Knight Riders, who won twice in the IPL’s Eliminator tomorrow, on Wednesday at Eden Gardens. Because of the defeat of the defeated team, the fans will have the opportunity to see the colors from the two teams from the two sides.
Knight Riders have so far defeated Rajasthan Royals in both the matches this season. After defeating seven wickets in Jaipur last month, this week, Eden Gardens defeated Eden Gardens by six wickets and set a place in the playoffs. The excitement of the KKR team to achieve three successive successive wins has been raised. He has made it to the final four in sixth place.
Dinesh Karthik-led team scored the highest score of the tournament against Sunrisers Hyderabad against a strong bowling attack. In the four qualifiers, luck is the only team that has got the chance to play in the home turf. Wednesday’s winners will play in the second qualifier with one of the teams Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings. This fight will be held in Kolkata only. The other team that will be taking the final round will decide.
Even after losing the RCB, Rajasthan would have to pray for the remaining two matches to be approved for the play-off. Their prayers came to an end and Mumbai and Punjab lost their respective matches, leaving the playoff race.
Considering the other side, Karthik has scored an unbeaten 6 for an unbeaten knock to the KKR team. He has 438 runs at an average of 54.78. Trinidad’s spinner Naren once again proved his worth. He scored an aggressive start to the team with a striker of 18, 101.01.
The spinners have played their role for the KKR, but fast bowlers could not leave their mark. Karnataka’s young pacer, famously, has taken four wickets for 30 runs in the last match against Hyderabad. He will strive to maintain consistency. (News agency)
Ajinkya has to perform well
Ajinkya Rahane’s team will have to do the best thing in the Eliminator now. The biggest challenge for this will be to dominate the Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla and Kuldeep Yadav, the tri-series Tripura. Yadav took 4 wickets for 20 runs in the last match.
He has scored 324 runs this season. Sanju Samson and Rahul Tripathi also hope to do well. South African’s Heinrich Klassen finisher is in the role of