The IPL tournament which can also be called a Vacation plan for everyone brings you the big match between Kolkata Knight Riders and the Royal Challengers Bangalore which is going to be played at the oldest ground of India the EdenGardens.
Previous Performance of KKR vs RCB:
KKR played its previous match against the csk , where csk won the match by 5 wickets with 2 balls left. On other hand RCB played its previous match against Mumbai indians where indians won the match by 5 wickets with 6 balls left.
Today’s match prediction for KKR vs RCB is as followed:-
Toss Predictions for KKR vs RCB:
Pitch Report for KKR vs RCB:
The Pitch report for Eden Gardens is that the track is considered as one of the better batting surfaces although spinners tend to come into action as the match wears on. Spinners have enjoyed bowling here in IPL games as well. The team that wins the toss would like bowl first.
If KKR bats first (predicted score 160-180)
KKR are in much need of win here to stay in the race of the playoffs. Knight Riders will be planning to attack the bowlers as they have players like Uthappa, Narine and Rana at the top, they will be the batsmen KKR will be relied upon to see a keen total in the first ten overs and after that, Gill and Karthik stabilizes the runs in the middle-order and it all depends on Andre Russell’s contribution to the side.
Chris Lynn was in a good touch last match, and shall continue to remain in the playing XI.
If RCB bats first (predicted score 150-170)
Rcb are already out of this years race t the playoffs. With a disappointing season they look forward for their upcoming matches with least pressure and to entertain the crowds. They will continue to use the same side and bring in one or two changes for some young players.
Team News for RCB & KKR:
Kolkatta Knight Riders:-
Chris Lynn will continue to open the batting with Narine, Knight Riders will use their regular spinners Piyush Chawla and Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav as they can turn on the pitch to get some important wickets of the set batsmen in the middle overs. Lockie Ferguson will be the key spacer in the side. The last time these two sides met Andre destroyed the reds by chasing a huge target of 200. We Predict something similar to happen in today’s match.
KKR Points table as of now:
KKR predicted playing XI:-
Dinesh Karthik (C & W), Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Matt Kelly, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, and Nitish Rana.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:-
The big hitters of Rcb will all look to clear the short boundaries of the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium with the big man like Ab De Villiers, Virat Kohli, Moeen, Marcus Stoinis all will be a deathly batting against the SRH bowlers. It will be a big challenge as the stadium is larger than Bangalore’s home ground and it will be RCB’s batting vs SRH’s bowling that is the core part of the match. So Kohli would use maybe two all-rounder combination like Stoinis and Moeen together.
RCB predicted playing XI:-
Virat Kohli (Captain), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel (Wicket Keeper), Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, and Yuzvendra Chahal.
RCB Points table as of now:
Key Player Battles for KKR & RCB:-
Uthappa vs Kohli
The shield of Rcb that is their skipper Kohli who loves to lead the team from the front and plays at a different level when it comes to chasing the target. Uthappa, on the other hand, loves to play the walking hit over the bowlers head and loves to stay sharp on the crease. It would be a quite score battle between these two. We predict Uthappa to win the battle.
Head to Head:-
Keyplayers for KKR and RCB:
Kolkatta Knight Riders:
Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik.
Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Virat Kohli, AB Develliers and Parthiw Patel.
Y Chahal, N Saini.
Our Today’s IPL Match Prediction for KKR vs RCB:-
The match predictions will be with the Knight Riders as they have never lost a match against RCB since the last two years and having such bowlers who can be effective while removing Rcb batsmen like Narine against De Villiers, Kuldeep against Kohli. Our match predictions stands with KKR.
So this was our Match Predictions, what is your match prediction for KKR vs RCB?
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