The Indian Premier League’s most embarrassing performance has not yet been remembered by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, that the challenge is once again up front. RCB has to face Kolkata Knight Riders in the 46th match of IPL. In the previous match against KKR, the RCB got stuck on just 49 runs.
It is obvious that fate, circumstance and history are all against the RCB sitting on the last foot in the league. However, KKR have also come back on backfoot after losing the last two matches. In such a situation, RCB will have the chance to make pressure by forgetting the old performance. KKR will also be desperate to return to the winning track after winning the match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Score & Team Details
Match : Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Vanue : M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Time : 04:00 PM
The KKR team is playing gambling for the start of the innings with Sunil Narine. When Narayan is in rhythm, the team’s way is easy because Gambhir and Robin Uthappa have been able to take advantage of the good start at most times.
On the failure of these three, Yusuf Pathan would have to take more responsibility. Manish Pandey is in good form. But Sheldon Jackson has not been able to perform as expected yet. In this way, Ishank Jaggi of Jharkhand can get an opportunity.
However, RCB has played 12 matches so far. Won two of these matches, nine losses, while one match was washed by rain. The team is at the last of the league with 05 points. At the same time KKR won seven out of 11 matches, while losing four matches. The team is on the third spot with 14 points. The match between the two team captains can also be interesting. RCB captain Virat Kohli, while KKR’s command is in the hands of Gautam Gambhir. Both are aggressive players of Delhi and lead the team with the bat. Last time the KKR had defeated RCB with a morale-boosting defeat. This time the Virat can not be repatriated or not? The eyes of this will remain intact. The team’s intention is to save the reputation of winning both the remaining matches now.
Nonetheless, between the two teams, 20 matches have been played in the IPL so far. Of these, RCB has won only nine matches.
The team has already been out of the tournament. In such a situation, Kohli can give chance to some young players. The batting team has a strong side. But this time the batsmen like Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers and Kohli disappointed. There was no continuity in Kedar Jadhav’s performance, while Mandeep Singh and Stuart Binny also failed. Both leg-spinners Samuels Badree and Yuswendra Chahal were impressed by the performance .
Royal Challengers Bangalore Team – Virat Kohli (Captain), Mandeep Singh, AB De Villiers, Travis Head, Kedar Jadhav, Sachin Baby, Shane Watson, Yajuwendra Chahal, Sreenath Arvind, Samuel Badri, Aniket Chaudhary
Kolkata Knight Riders Team – Gautam Gambhir (captain), Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Colin D. Grandhom, Umesh Yadav, Nathan Coulterlane, Chris Volks, Kuldeep Yadav