KKR vs RR, Toss and Playing XI Live Updates: Rajasthan Royals Opt to Bowl, Oshane Thomas Handed Debut
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) lock horns in the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL 2019) match 43 at the Eden Gardens. Meanwhile, Knight Riders have won the toss and have opted to bowl first. Both the teams have made two changes to the playing XIs which last featured. You can check out live score updates of KKR vs RR hereKKR vs RR, IPL 2019 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals on Star Sports and Hotstar Online.

The race to playoffs is heating up and teams face an uphill task. Tonight’s encounter happens to be a must-win for both KKR and RR. While Knight Riders are better-placed on the IPL 2019 points table, a defat here in this fixture will mean end of RR’s chances of making it to next round. Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Live Cricket Score 43th T20 Match.

Meanwhile, this is the second meeting between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals this season. In their previous meeting, Knight Riders emerged victorious by eight wickets. RR were restricted to just 139 and then KKR chased it down in 13.5 overs. KKR vs RR, IPL 2019, Kolkata Weather & Pitch Report: Here's How the Weather Will Behave for Indian Premier League 12's Match Between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals.

Here’s a look at playing XI of KKR and RR:

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Yarra Prithviraj, Prasidh Krishna.

Rajasthan Royals Playing XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson(w), Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Oshane Thomas, Varun Aaron.