IPL 2023: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals in Kolkata | 56th IPL Match Preview Including Probable XIs, Pitch Report & More!

If you are die-hard and passionate about IPL 2023 matches, then the 56th IPL match played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will set your pulse racing. It is going to be one of the important matches of the 2023 season as both the teams will be locking horns to keep their playoff chance alive. The venue will be the Eden Gardens and the host team KKR captain (Nitish Rana) will look to maintain their winning consistency. On the flip side, the RR captain (Sanju Samson) would like to avoid a 4th straight defeat.

In the most recent game, KKR maintained their aspirations by defeating Punjab Kings with 5 wickets. The RR lost to the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the high-scoring last match by 4 wickets. Till now, there are a total of 27 thrilling matches. The Kolkata Knight Riders have won 14 matches and Rajasthan Royals secured 12 wins. Both teams will look forward to registering a dominant victory to qualify for the playoff. Currently, RR is in the 5th position & KKR has secured the 6th spot in the points table.

Scroll on to read about the details of the 56th IPL match to be played between KKR vs RR on 11th May, 7:30 PM IST:

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KKR vs RR | Pitch Report of IPL 2023 56th Match

It’s a batting-friendly pitch at Eden Gardens and has a flat surface to hit smashing shorts. However, the side chasing the score in the last 1 match here secured a win. According to this season’s scorecard, the batting side in 1st innings has expected a 200+ runs score. But since the surface is flat, both fast bowlers and spinners will also get assistance from the Eden Gardens pitch on 11th May, the 56th IPL match.

KKR vs RR Probable Teams XI


Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakaravarthy

For RR

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Joe Root, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Sen, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal

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KKR vs RR Match Venue?

The 56th IPL 2023 between KKR vs RR would be played at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata on 11th May.

When will the KKR vs RR match start?

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will lock horns on May 11 (Thursday) at 7:30 PM IST.

How to watch it on TV?

The online streaming of the KKR vs RR IPL 56th match will be televised on the Star Sports Network in India. Moreover, you can also enjoy live streaming on Viacom18’s JioCinema mobile app.

How to watch live streaming?

The 2023 edition of IPL including the KKR vs RR 56th match will be live-streamed on the JioCinema app.


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