IPL 2024, RR vs KKR: Barsapara Cricket Stadium Pitch Report, Guwahati Weather Forecast, T20 Stats & Records | Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders

May 19, 2024

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In an eagerly awaited clash in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, Rajasthan Royals (RR) are poised to take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the renowned Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati.

RR are focused on clinching a win to reserve their position in the top two, while the table toppers, KKR, are determined to conclude the league phase with a flourish. Anticipate a thrilling encounter as both teams strive to leave their mark on the IPL platform.

T20 Stats and Records at Barsapara Cricket Stadium:

Total matches: 03
Matches won batting first: 02
Matches won bowling first: 1
Average score batting first: 180
Highest total recorded: 199/4 (20 Ov) by Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals in 2023
Lowest total recorded: 142/9 (20 Ov) by Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals in 2023
Highest score chased: 145/5 (18.5 Ov) by Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals

Barsapara Stadium Pitch Report:

The Barsapara Stadium pitch has consistently been conducive to batters, often leading to high-scoring T20 matches. Its flat surface typically favours batters, posing a formidable challenge for bowlers while providing an ideal setting for batters to excel. Furthermore, past matches indicate that teams batting second have enjoyed a slight edge, particularly in evening fixtures when dew tends to accumulate, potentially influencing the outcome.

Guwahati Weather Forecast:

The weather forecast for Guwahati raises concerns for the game, with cloudy skies and a 33% chance of rain expected. The temperature is predicted to remain around 28 degrees Celsius, offering a comfortable setting for players and spectators. A light breeze, reaching speeds of up to 6 kmph, will contribute to a pleasant cooling effect. Additionally, humidity levels will be elevated at approximately 83%.

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Squads:

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

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, Chetan Sakariya, Sherfane Rutherford, Vaibhav Arora, Dushmantha Chameera, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Sakib Hussain, Suyash Sharma

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