Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals will look for their second straight victory when the two teams lock horns in the IPL at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
Both teams picked up victories in their opening match over the Delhi Daredevils in contrasting fashion. While KKR had it easy against Delhi, it took a brilliant final over from Kevon Cooper to give RR the maximum points against the Daredevils.
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KKR all-rounder Jacques Kallis said his team is confident and were looking for a better result from last year, when they went down to the Royals in Jaipur.
"We didn't play well here last time, but this is a very different team to what it was a year ago," Kallis said. "The confidence level is high after winning our first game."
Royals will most likely welcome back Shane Watson to the team, after the Australian joined the squad a couple of days back. KKR, though, are still waiting on Brendon McCullum, with Kallis acknowledging Watson would pose a big threat to his side.
"He is a world class player," Kallis added. "Any team that has a Shane Watson is a better team by a long way. I have no doubt that he will have a big role to play for them.
"Of course (we will miss him)," Kallis added on McCullum's absence. "Brendon is a world class player but I believe that he will be available soon. He gives us options and so I hope that pretty soon he will join the squad."
Sunil Narine was again the star of the show for KKR in the opening match of IPL 2013 on Wednesday, and while the wicket might not be the same as the one at Eden Gardens, Kallis is fairly confident the West Indian spinner will have the same effect on the Royals batsmen.
"It looks a good wicket," he said. "We probably know our home conditions pretty well and our conditions better than here. But again he is a world class bowler who can bowl on any surface and will trouble most batters. He can sum conditions up pretty quickly."