The 56th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday, May 11. The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will square off against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the iconic venue.
Both teams are coming off contrasting results in their previous games. KKR registered a thrilling win over Punjab Kings, while RR lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Here are the top 3 players whom you can pick as captain or vice-captain for your Dream11 team for the KKR vs RR game:
1. Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler is the leading run-scorer in the IPL this season. He has scored 588 runs in 12 games at an average of 58.80 and a strike rate of 165.51. Buttler has scored three centuries and two half-centuries in the tournament so far. He is a must-have player in your Dream11 team.
2. Sunil Narine
Sunil Narine is a mystery spinner who can be very effective in the powerplay overs. He has picked up 10 wickets in 12 games at an economy rate of 6.45. Narine has dismissed Buttler three times in T20 cricket. He is a good option to pick as your vice-captain.
3. Andre Russell
Andre Russell is a destructive batsman who can change the course of the game in a matter of overs. He has scored 227 runs in 11 games at an average of 20.66 and a strike rate of 183.33. Russell has also picked up 10 wickets in the tournament. He is a good option to pick as your captain or vice-captain.
Other players to consider
- Venkatesh Iyer
- Nitish Rana
- Shreyas Iyer
- Sanju Samson
- Devdutt Padikkal
- Shimron Hetmyer
- Yuzvendra Chahal
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Prasidh Krishna
- Trent Boult
These are just a few of the players whom you can pick for your Dream11 team. The final decision will depend on your own analysis and preferences.