April 18: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, thirtieth match, Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Protected XI: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (capt), Shimron Hetmyer, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Andre Russell (vice-capt), Yuzvendra Chahal, Sunil Narine, Prasidh Krishna
Royals’ captain is predicted to attain large after a string of low scores. He began the event with a 27-ball 55 in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad however has gone quiet after that. Total within the center overs, Samson has 706 runs in 25 innings at a strike fee of 159, essentially the most runs for any participant on this interval.
The allrounder obtained essentially the most fantasy factors in Knight Riders’ earlier sport in opposition to Sunrisers, scoring an unbeaten 49 off 25 balls and selecting up 2 for 20. He’s the second most dear fantasy participant (MVP) on this IPL thus far after Hardik Pandya.
Devdutt Padikkal: The Karnataka teenager has been in kind for Royals this season, scoring a quickfire 41 and 37. His scores in opposition to Knight Riders are 21, 22, 25, 25 and 32. Again him to play a vital knock on Monday.
Excessive threat XI: Jos Buttler (capt), Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal, Andre Russell, James Neesham, Venkatesh Iyer, Umesh Yadav, Sunil Narine, Yuzvendra Chahal (vice-capt).