RCB v/s KKR in IPL today: Both teams will be face to face for the second time in the season, Bengaluru will go for a hat-trick of victory;
In the Indian Premier League (IPL), the league stage match will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) today. The match will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from 7:30 pm. When Bengaluru take on Kolkata in this match today, they will be eyeing a hat-trick of wins this season. Bengaluru have won both their previous matches, thus this will be their third consecutive win. Both teams will be face-to-face for the second time this season. Earlier, both had faced in the 9th match of the season, when Kolkata won by 81 runs.
In the next story, we will know the form, top players, head-to-head record, pitch report, weather conditions, possible playing-11, and impact players of both the teams in the tournament…
Bengaluru won 4 out of 7 matches
Royal Challengers Bangalore have played seven matches so far this season. In which he has won four and lost three. The team has eight points. Faf du Plessis, Glenn Maxwell, Vanindu Hasaranga, and David Willey can be the 4 foreign players on the team against Kolkata. Apart from this, players like Virat Kohli, Harshal Patel, and Mohammad Siraj are strengthening the team.
Kolkata played 7 matches
Kolkata Knight Riders have got 2 wins and 5 losses in 7 matches played so far this season. The team has only four points. Jason Roy, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, and David VJ can be the 4 foreign players on the team against Bengaluru. Apart from this, players like Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, and Venkatesh Iyer are strengthening the team.
KKR is ahead in head to head
Both teams have been facing each other since the first season of IPL. Kolkata is ahead in the overall head-to-head record. So far 31 matches have been played between the two. KKR won in 17 and RCB in 14.
In limited-overs cricket, the pitch at M Chinnaswamy Stadium is batsmen-friendly. Although spin bowlers especially leg spinners play an important role here. Fast bowlers can get early help.
The weather will not be good in Bengaluru on Sunday. It will be cloudy, there is a possibility of some rain. There may also be a storm. The temperature of this day will be between 32 to 21 degree Celsius.
Possible playing 11 of both the teams…
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (captain), Virat Kohli, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Vanindu Hasaranga, Mohammed Siraj, David Willey, Harshal Patel, and Suyash Prabhudesai.
Impact Players: Vijaykumar Vaishak, Finn Ellin, Karn Sharma, Akashdeep, and Anuj Rawat.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana (Captain), Narayan Jagadishan, Jason Roy, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Rinku Singh, David VJ, Venkatesh Iyer, Suyash Sharma, Umesh Yadav, and Varun Chakraborty.
Impact Players: Mandeep Singh, Anukul Roy, Vaibhav Arora, Liton Das and Kulwant Khejroliya.