When: 23 May 2018 | 07:00 PM Local
Where: Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
This will be the only eliminator of IPL 2018 and the match will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. After a good performance in the league stages of the tournament, it is now time for both the teams to lock horns one last time this year.
There will be an edge for KKR as they are going to play at their home and the home advantage will surely be a big boost to their winning chances. The winner of this game will proceed to play the winner of the first qualifier and give themselves a chance to proceed into the finals to be held on May 27 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
So, let us now have a look at the team’s starting eleven and the betting odds.
Dinesh Karthik(c), Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Robin Uthappa, Mitchell Johnson, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Ishank Jaggi, Nitish Rana, Vinay Kumar, Rinku Singh, A Wankhede, Shivam Mavi, Cameron Delport, Javon Searles, Tom Curran, P Krishna.
Ajinkya Rahane(c), S Binny, Sanju Samson, D’Arcy Short, K Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ankit Sharma, Anureet Singh, P Chopra, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, B Laughlin, Mahipal Lomror, A Birla, J Saxena, Dushmantha Chameera, Heinrich Klaasen, Ish Sodhi.
No changes are expected in either of the sides as both the sides will look to propel on their winning combination and get best out of their playing eleven.
S Narine, C Lynn, R Uthappa, Nitish Rana, D Karthik(C/WK), S Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Javon Searles.
Rahul Tripathi, Ajinkya Rahane(C), Sanju Samson, Heinrich Klaasen(WK), Krishnappa Gowtham, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ish Sodhi, Ben Laughlin.
Now, let’s have a look at the betting odds for the game.
As per Bet365, the betting odds for RR to win the match are – 13/8, a return of Rs 262.50 over a stake of 100.
The betting odds for KKR winning the match are- 1/2, a return of Rs 150 over a stake of 100.
So, as per Bet365 CSK vs SRH who will win betting odds, KKR are favorite.
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As per the betting odds provided by Bet365 KKR are the clear favorites to win the encounter. The odds are against RR may be because they are missing the services of their top overseas picks i.e. Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes, but this team looks unpredictable and the way they have performed throughout the league stages they might be a surprise package for this encounter.