By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Sep 30, 2020 14:10 IST
KKR vs RR IPL 2020: Five key players who can play their part for Kolkata Knight Riders against Table-toppers
KKR vs RR IPL 2020: Five Key players for KKR

KKR vs RR IPL 2020: Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Steve Smith-led  Rajasthan Royals in their next encounter today at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in the 12th match of this edition of the biggest league in sports i.e. Indian Premier League (IPL 2020). Kolkata Knight Riders won their last match comprehensively by 7 wickets against David and Co. Subhman Gill along with the experienced Eoin Morgan plays a sensational knock in the last match. On the other hand, Steve Smith and their young boys are doing a tremendous job in both games they played so far. They have won both of the matches in a style as they crossed above 200 in both games. So, both teams will be fighting against each other for 1st spot in the points table.

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Five key players who can play their part for KKR against Table-toppers RR:

Dinesh Karthik -

D.K for Kolkata Knight Riders
D.K for Kolkata Knight Riders

The most reliable batsman in the middle-order is none other than Dinesh Karthik for his side. D.K brings the ability to lead the team and finishing game successfully for Kolkata Knight Riders. He played a major role in the side who reach to the playoffs in IPL 2018. In recent times, he has improved a lot when it comes to winning matches in tough situations. Dinesh Karthik has scored 3000+ plus runs in his IPL career. The wicket-keeper batsman is also quick behind the stumps and also a prudent decision-maker. So, he will also be a part of your Draem11 team if you want to score more points.

Andre Russell -

Dre Russ smashing
Dre Russ smashing

 West Indies most destructive all-rounder Andre Russell is popularly known as ''Dre Russ'' along with and the mystery spinner Sunil Narine will be the X-factor for them. The danger man from Jamaica is a world-class top all-rounder and well-known of his power-hitting. Rusell showcased his talent for Kolkata Knight Riders many times earlier. No matter whatever you are chasing a target or setting a big total on the scoreboard if he gets going then any target is looking in control. Russell has smashed 120 sixes in his IPL career. So, we can say that he must be in almost every Dream11 fantasy cricket teams.

Eoin Morgan -

Eoin Morgan in action
Eoin Morgan in action

 The ICC World Cup 2019 winning team captain Eoin Morgan is playing for Kolkata Knight Riders this season of IPL 2020. He is in great touch and sees him in the previous match for KKR as he along with Subhman Gill took KKR to home against SRH. Although, Morgan decided to play the Indian Premier League In 2015 and was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for $150,000. During the tournament, he missed the England ODI game against Ireland. ... In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League. So, by picking him in your Dream11 fantasy team is a good option.

Subhman Gill - India's U-19 Cricket World Cup sensation Subhman Gill, who usually open the inning for his side. He has been praised a lot by veterans and appreciated because of his batting skills. Kolkata Knight Riders bought him in 2018 and retained him in this season of Dream11 IPL 2020. The 20-year-old is now an integral part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team and will play a role for KKR this season. He played a brilliant inning in the previous match by smashing 70 (62) and shows his class and temperament earlier rin the tournament. Thus, 

Pat Cummins - The Australian cricket team pacer Pat Cummins is the most expensive player of IPL 2020 auction. Kolkata Knight Riders bought Pat Cummins for whopping 15.5 crores. He would be making his comeback in strong perspective as he is returning in an IPL after three years. He was last played in the IPL 2017 for Delhi Capitals. The seamer will have the pressure to justify his huge price in this edition of Dream11 IPL 2020. 

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Kolkata Knight Riders Squad for IPL 2020:

Dinesh Karthik (C), Andre Russell, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarti, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Pravin Tambe, M Siddharth