KKR will play RR at their backyard © IANS
KKR will play RR at their backyard © IANS

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 25th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. This will be an exciting encounter as both teams have been quite strong throughout the tournament but have faced defeats in the previous matches. LIVE UPDATES: KKR vs RR Match 25, IPL 2015

KKR lost their match to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), while RR were beaten comprehensively by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). The team will want to get back to winning ways in a bid to get closer to securing a position in the playoffs. Read the match preview here.

The Kolkata Knight Riders will hope for their opening pair of Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa to fire as their middle order has not been up to the mark. Rajasthan Royals’ batting has been good mostly but are circumspect to occasional collapses. IPL 2015: Schedule with venue details

Both sides have very well-rounded bowling attacks, however KKR have been dealt a blow as Sunil Narine has been called for illegal action yet again but he may be available for selection since test results are yet to come. Even then, KKR boast bowlers like Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav and Piyush Chawla who can cause a lot of damage.