IPL 2018 Eliminator match: Rajasthan Royals wins the toss
IPL 2018 Eliminator match: Rajasthan Royals wins the toss

Today, Vivo Indian Premier League 2018 will secure the collision between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. This match is going to be the Eliminator match which is the 2nd of the VIVO IPL 2018 Playoff matches at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Meanwhile, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bowl first.

It is worth mention here that the two teams have to play their best cricket because there will be no chance for losing the team as the winner will progress in the competition and taking a step closer to the Grand Final.

KKR finished the league season of IPL 11 having the third position as they won 8 of their 14 group-stage matches, including three wins in their last three matches to make an entry in the playoffs. In their last league Clash of the 11th season, they crushed table-toppers SRH in Perl city Hyderabad.

While The Rajasthan Royals just managed to creep into the top four. At one stage – after their ninth match on May 6, RR had only 3 wins placing at the bottom of the table. Then Jos Buttler made a tremendous contribution for winning three consecutive matches. RR in their last league match, the Rajasthan Royals defeated Kohli –led Royal Challengers Bangalore by 30 runs to stay alive in the race to the playoffs without having sans Buttler, Ben Stokes and mentor Shane Warne in the bunker.

Probable eleven:

Rajasthan Royals (From): Rahul Tripathi, Jofra Archer, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Sanju Samson, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Krishnappa Gowtham, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Laughlin, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ankit Sharma, Anureet Singh, Shreyas Gopal.

Kolkata Knight Riders (From): Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Javon Searles, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav, Mitchell Johnson, Shivam Mavi.

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