- Anukul Roy is making his debut for KKR today
- Previously played one match for Mumbai Indians
- KKR had Anukul Roy in their court for Rs 20
Today is the match between KKR and RR i.e. Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer has won another toss, electing to bowl first. Now Rajasthan Royals team will bat first. The number of runs RR’s team will make, it will be chased by the team of Kolkata Knight Riders. Meanwhile, taking a big decision, KKR have dropped Venkatesh Iyer from the playing XI and Anukul Roy has got a chance to debut for KKR in today’s match. That is, he will play his first match for KKR.
The special thing is that Anukul Roy’s name is not new in IPL. He was earlier in the team of Mumbai Indians, but he has not got a chance to play many matches. He has played only one IPL match till now. In this match, Anukul Roy gave 11 runs in 12 balls. In this he also took a wicket, but he did not get a chance to bat. However, after that he did not get a chance to play the match. Anukul Roy is playing his second match in IPL today. KKR bought Anukul Roy for his base price i.e. Rs 20 lakh. Anukul Roy plays as an all-rounder. If we talk about the statistics of first-class cricket of Anukul Roy, then he has scored 729 runs in 28 innings. He has scored two centuries and three half-centuries. Not only this, he has 50 wickets to his name.
KKR’s Playing XI: Shreyas Iyer (capt), Aaron Finch, Sunil Narine, Baba Inderjit (wk), Nitish Rana, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Shivam Mavi.
Rajasthan Royals Playing XI: Sanju Samson (Captain), Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Karun Nair, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Pranand Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen.