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KKR vs RCB Match Preview
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2021 Match Prediction Today. In the first half of IPL for KKR of season 2021 Nitesh Rana Proved to be a Darkhorse thus he might also emerge the powerful run-scoring player giving an advantage of Runs to KKR, Tim Southee has replaced Pat Cummins and Southee can prove himself as KKR’s top wicket-taker in this game.
Thi year in the first seven games Virat Kohli has scored only 1 half-century representing his poor form but in another half of the IPL he is looking to place himself in the upcoming WC T20 thus, more likely he will become the dark horse if RCB recorded a win in this match against KKR or in this IPL on the other hand Harshal Patel has proven himself as a leading wicket-taker in this tournament till now.
KKR vs RCB Match Details
Match Time– 7:30 pm (Local time)
Date– 20 September 2021
Venue– Sheikh Zayed Stadium
Position on Point table- RCB 3rd Position
KKR- 7th Position
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Abu Dhabi’s pitch is expected to be lightly fresh as this is the first match to play on it and it also has larger boundaries. The ball might come onto the bat nicely and spinners will get support in the track.
Record of chasing teams: Won – 10, Lost – 16, Tied – 0
Abu Dhabi will have hot and humid weather with very few to no chances for rain. but the temperature will be around 38 degrees Celcius.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing 11
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing 11
Shubman Gill, Eoin Morgan (capt), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Rahul Tripathi, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Lockie Ferguson.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted Playing 11
Virat Kohli (c), Rajat Patidar, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kyle Jamieson, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj.
KKR vs RCB Head-to-Head
Played – 33 | Chennai Super Kings – 13 | Mumbai Indians– 20 |N/R – 0
In the UAE
Played – 3 | Chennai Super Kings – 2 | Mumbai Indians– 1 |N/R – 0
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Key players
Nitish Rana- Kolkata Knight Riders
the left-handed middle-order Indian batsman made his international entrance in Sri Lanka in July this year. He must develop on his half-century beginning in the tournament if KKR is to achieve.
Prasidh Krishna- Kolkata Knight Riders
the pace bowler got his first punch of international cricket against England in March. He collected up 8 wickets in the first phase of IPL
Virat Kohli – Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli has scored 66 runs in two matches at a strike rate of 113.79. Therefore, it can be said that he’s still to present at his best. Yet, against the Knights, the 32-year-old has average numbers. In 23 innings, the right-hander has chiseled 725 runs at an average and strike rate of 40.28 and 130.16 individually. He also has 4 fifties and a top score of 100 at the Eden Gardens.
AB de Villiers- Royal Challengers Bangalore
the South African keeper-batsman cracked 10 sixes from his bat in the first phase tournament. He currently averages 51.75 in the 2021 competition
KKR Team News
- Despite global superstars across the side, something did not quite work for KKR in the first half of this year’s IPL. Captain Eoin Morgan equalized 15.33 with the bat and none of the bowlers took double figures of wickets. They will be wishing for a big change in prosperity following the return of Tim Southee.
RCB Team News
- Five RCB players have not recovered from the earlier stage of the IPL for this period in Abu Dhabi which has given the franchise to freshen up a previously strong team. The mature batting pair of AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell both got off to an unbelievable start in the tournament.
KKR vs RCB Match Tips
KKR has a very difficult start back to the IPL with this fixture against RCB in Abu Dhabi. Bangalore tripped a little at the end of the initial IPL phase but is a star-studded side and will be enjoying the return to action. We are divining another defeat in the 2021 IPL for Eoin Morgan’s KKR resulting in an increment in RCB’s position in Point Table.