The tournament will be scheduled to take place at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Monday, 2 May. The two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders will combat strong-looking Rajasthan Royals. Both teams have already played once in a league for season 2022, with the Royals coming on top by small edges.
Talking about Rajasthan Royals, they are standing in the third position on the points table with 12 points and so far they have played nine matches and out of which they won six matches. Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders are currently placed in the eighth spot with six points on the points table, Until now they have played six matches out of which they won three matches. On record, both Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have lost their previous fixtures and will want to make a strong comeback by winning the next match.
The match will be live streaming on Star Sports Network for Television and Disney + Hotstar app. According to the Pitch Report, the Wankhede stadium wicket has been really good for batting and top scores can be expected in the upcoming matches. Because of small boundaries, that will make it difficult to defend, therefore, the skipper who will win the toss is likely to go for bowling first.
The expected best batter of the Match can be Jos Buttler, the England batter has been in excellent form throughout the league of season 2022 so far. The right-handed batter is playing a major role as a run-scorer and played a vital knock of 67 runs against the five-time champions Mumbai Indians in his last match. The Probable best bowler of the Match can be Yuzvendra Chahal, the Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is at the top of the table of most wicket-takers in the tournament. He has headed a total number of 19 wickets in just nine games and will take some vital wickets in the next match against Kolkata Knight Riders.