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IPL 2024: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Called Off Due to Rain ☔🏏

The much-anticipated IPL 2024 match between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) scheduled for Sunday, May 19th, was called off due to heavy rain. The match, set to take place at Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati, was canceled without a single ball being bowled, resulting in both teams receiving one point each.

Impact on the Points Table

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Secured the top spot in the points table.

Rajasthan Royals (RR): Finished in third place.

With the league games concluded, KKR will face Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first qualifier, while Rajasthan Royals will play against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the eliminator match.

Match Details

The match was initially delayed due to continuous rain in Guwahati. Efforts were made to prepare the ground when the rain subsided around 10 PM, and the match was reduced to 7 overs per side. KKR won the toss and opted to bowl. However, the rain resumed heavily at 10:45 PM, leading the umpires to officially call off the match.

Teams and Squads

Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI)

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Tom Kohler-Cadmore

Sanju Samson (Wicket Keeper/Captain)

Riyan Parag

Dhruv Jurel

Rovman Powell

Ravichandran Ashwin

Trent Boult

Sandeep Sharma

Avesh Khan

Nandre Burger

Impact Players:

Shubham Dubey, Keshav Maharaj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen, Donovan Ferreira

Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI)

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wicket Keeper)

Sunil Narine

Venkatesh Iyer

Shreyas Iyer (Captain)

Rinku Singh

Andre Russell

Ramanadeep Singh

Anukul Roy

Mitchell Starc

Harshit Rana

Varun Chakravarthy

Impact Players:

Vaibhav Arora, Manish Pandey, Nitish Rana, KS Bharat, Sherfane Rutherford