When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 7 PM IST
Where: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
What to expect: A cloudy evening with thunderstorms expected
KKR will not make any further changes to the team and will go in with the same line-up.
Probable XI: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (c&wk), Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Javon Searles, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav
Rajasthan Royals will go with the same line-up but there will be few changes in the batting order.
Probable XI: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Heinrich Klassen (wk), Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Laughlin
CRICKINGDUELS FANTASY PLAYING XI:
Rajasthan is just a match away from being eliminated from the tournament, whereas, Chennai is one match away from qualifying to the playoffs. In a way, it is an important match for both the teams. Buttler as the opener has given new hopes to Rajasthan. His brutal power hitting mixed with classic cricketing shots are impressive to watch, but other than Buttler, nobody has even provided starts to the team. If Rajasthan needs to win today, they need to perform as a unit.
Chennai, the team that bats deep had troubles with death bowling in the past, but the inclusion of Ngidi and Willey has balanced the side well.
Here are the fantasy picks for today’s match:
Ambati Rayudu: Last match crickingduels fantasy points: 73
He is a regular name now in the fantasy cricket. Now, this shows his consistency and the way he has led the team from the front with his scores.
Jos Buttler: Last match crickingduels fantasy points: 163
The change in batting spot is doing wonders for Buttler. Four fifties in four matches now, and he has got only better. Can someone from CSK stop him?
Ben Stokes: Last match crickingduels fantasy points: 49
The England all-rounder’s lack of form is one of the biggest reasons why Royals are pushed into this position. With a slight outside chance to make it to playoffs, Royals will expect Stokes to perform.
Lungi Ngidi: Last match crickingduels fantasy points: 44
Ngidi wasn’t given many opportunities in this tournament so far. When the opportunity came his way, he grabbed them, and he came on top with his impressive bowling.