KKR VS RR: IPL 2024 31th Pre-match Predictions

The upcoming 31st match of TATA IPL 2024 promises an exhilarating showdown as Kolkata Knight Riders take on Rajasthan Royals. Excitement mounts as TATA IPL enthusiasts eagerly await the clash at Kolkata’s iconic Eden Gardens. This pivotal encounter offers both teams a chance to secure vital points in the tournament standings.

Kolkata Knight Riders Players List & Role

Checkout team and player detaills of Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League 2024.
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Philip SaltWicket-Keeper/Batter
Venkatesh IyerBatting All-Rounder
Shreyas Iyer (C)Batter
Ramandeep SinghBatter
Rinku SinghBatter
Andre RussellBowling All-Rounder
Sunil NarineBowling All-Rounder
Mitchell StarcBowler
Harshit RanaBowler
Varun ChakravarthyBowler
Anukul RoyBatting All-Rounder

Rajasthan Royals Players List & Role

IPL Rajasthan Royals 2024 Retained Players List
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Sanju Samson (C)Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Yashasvi Jaiswal Batter 
Jos Buttler Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Riyan Parag Batting All-Rounder 
Dhruv Jurel Wicket-Keeper/Batter 
Shimron Hetmyer Batter 
Ravichandran Ashwin Bowling All-Rounder 
Trent Boult Bowler 
Avesh Khan Bowler 
Nandre Burger Bowler 
Yuzvendra Chahal Bowler 

First Face-Off

It was May 01, 2008, when Rajasthan Royals were up against the Kolkata Knight Riders for the first time in the IPL. After winning the toss, Rajasthan managed to bat first and posted a total of 196 runs with the loss of 7 wickets as Swapnil Asnodkar scored 60 runs from the 34 balls faced. Coming to chase the target, Kolkata Knight Riders was just bundled out for 151 runs as the 51 runs innings of Sourav Ganguly went in vain. Rajasthan Royals won the match by 45 runs and clinched the two points.

Previous IPL Results

According to the last 28 matches played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders has secured victories 14 times, and Rajasthan Royals has got the wins 13 times while one match ended in a draw.

Previous Results

11-May-2023Rajasthan Royals 9 wickets 
2-May-2022Kolkata Knight Riders 7 wickets 
18-Apr-2022Rajasthan Royals 7 runs 
7-Oct-2021Kolkata Knight Riders 86 runs 
24-Apr-2021Rajasthan Royals 6 wickets 
1-Nov-2020Kolkata Knight Riders 60 runs 
30-Sep-2020Kolkata Knight Riders37 runs
25-Apr-2019Rajasthan Royals 3 wickets 
7-Apr-2019Kolkata Knight Riders 8 wickets 
23-May-2018Kolkata Knight Riders 25 runs 
15-May-2018Kolkata Knight Riders 6 wickets 
18-Apr-2018Kolkata Knight Riders 7 wickets 
16-May-2015Rajasthan Royals 9 runs 
5-May-2014Rajasthan Royals 10 runs 
3-May-2013Kolkata Knight Riders 8 wickets 
8-Apr-2013Rajasthan Royals 19 runs
13-Apr-2012Kolkata Knight Riders 5 wickets 
8-Apr-2012Rajasthan Royals 22 runs 
17-Apr-2011Kolkata Knight Riders 8 wickets 
15-Apr-2011Kolkata Knight Riders 9 wickets 
17-Apr-2010Kolkata Knight Riders 8 wickets 
20-Mar-2010Rajasthan Royals 34 runs
20-May-2009Kolkata Knight Riders 4 wickets 
20-May-2008Rajasthan Royals 6 wickets 
1-May-2008Rajasthan Royals 45 runs

Pre-Match Analysis

The upcoming encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals anticipates an introduction of intriguing dimensions to the game. Techniques and tactical representation of teams are provided in the pre-match analysis. It may introduce an intense showdown between both the teams in the 31st contest of TATA IPL 2024.

Probable best batter of the Match

Rinku Singh played a pivotal role in bolstering Kolkata Knight Riders’ batting lineup during TATA IPL 2024. Across 10 matches, he showcased remarkable form, accumulating 295 runs at an impressive average of 149.74, demonstrating his significant impact on the team’s performance.

Probable best bowler of the Match

Varun Chakaravarthy has been instrumental in bolstering his team’s bowling lineup, claiming 14 pivotal wickets with an impressive economy rate of 8.78. His significant contributions have played a vital role in elevating the team’s success on the field.

Match Details

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals are set to compete against each other in the 31st match of the TATA IPL 2024. On 16, April 2024, Eden Gardens will unfold this crucial match. This intense showdown will begin at 7:30 PM IST.

Pitch Report

The Eden Gardens Stadium pitch consistently favours batsmen, offering a flat surface conducive to high scores throughout the match. Moreover, teams typically target an average first innings score of 164 runs at this venue.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

According to based analysis, Rajasthan Royals is more stronger contestant in the upcoming 31st match of TATA IPL, 2024 as compared to Kolkata Knight Riders as they have better team strength and commendable performances in their recent matches.