IPL 2023: Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 36th match of ipl
Will Kohli continue to lead RCB?, Another High scoring encounter at the Chinnaswamy?, RCB vs KKR, Playing 11, 36th match
The 36th Match of the Indian Premier League(IPL) 2023, will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on 26th April. So, Virat Kohli returns as Captain and in result Royal Challengers Bangalore have won both their previous matches under Virat Kohli Captaincy. In the previous match on batting first after losing 2 wickets early, then came Glenn Maxwell alongside Consistent FaF Du Plessis both put on a 127 runs partnership but later in death overs wickets started failing but RCB still managed to give 190 runs target. In the second innings Mohammad Siraj removed the dangerous Jos Buttler for a duck and later Harshal Patel Bowled amazing in death overs and also picked up 3 wickets as RCB won by 7 runs. On the other hand Kolkata Knight Riders have managed to win just 2 games till now and have lost 4 consecutive matches and what if i tell you they won their last game against RCB only where Shardul Thakur amazing show won the match, but after that the story for KKR has been very different and they are making consistent changes in their opening and playing 11, In the previous match at Eden Garden on bowling first conceded a huge total of 235 runs and where unable to chase the target as they felt short of 49 runs. For them the only positive is Jason Roy who has played only 2 games and have performed well in both of the matches. Will RCB KGF continue to attack or will KKR spinners turn the game will be interesting to see.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Kolkata Knight Riders:
Date: 26th April 2023, Wednesday
Time: 07:30 PM (IST)
Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
Live Streaming Platform: Star Sports and Jio Cinema (for online streaming).
PITCH REPORT :
On the same pitch the match will be played which was used for the Delhi Capitals game where RCB scored 175 runs but it was a day game, in the night game we have seen how easily teams have scored over 200 runs, so another High scoring thriller on cards.
POSSIBLE PLAYING 11:
ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE:
Faf du Plessis(C), Virat Kohli, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Josh Hazelwood, Harshal Patel, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Mohammed Siraj.
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS:
Nitish Rana(C), Jason Roy, N Jagadeesan(wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, David Wiese, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy.
HEAD TO HEAD RECORD :
Total Matches Played: 32
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 14
Kolkata Knight Riders: 18
No Result : 0