AB De Villiers - RCB

RCB vs KKR: IPL Match Preview

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Royal Challengers Bangalore have played four games this season and have lost all four of them. The only team in the competition yet to register a win. RCB are rooted at the bottom of the league with no points.

Kolkata Knight Riders on the other hand have won two and lost one game so far. The one they lost was against Delhi Daredevils in the super over. Andre Russell has been their superstar so far. His big hitting at the death influencing games.

Form

Royal Challengers Bangalore – LLLL

Royal Challengers Bangalore have lost all of their four IPL games so far. Only in the match against Mumbai Indians they looked close to victory. In rest of the three games they were deservedly losers including two huge defeats to Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Kolkata Knight Riders – WWL

Kolkata Knight Riders won two of their three games, only defeat was a super over the game they lost to Delhi Capitals. Knight Riders have rode on Andre Russell’s big hitting which has help them to put a good total in the death overs. It was Russell’s brilliance that won them their first game against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Stadium

Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Possible Line-ups

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Parthic(wk), Moeen Ali, Kohli(c), DeVilliers, Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Southee, Umesh Yadav, Siraj, Saini, Chahal.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Narine, Lynn, Uthappa, Rana, Karthik(c)(wk), Gill, Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, P Krishna.

Key Players

AB De Villiers (RCB)

De Villiers have been quiet with his bat so far in the tournament. A player of De Villier’s potential is a game changer and Kohli and co. will look at AB to win them games. This might be the game where we see De Villiers taking in charge at the Bangalore pitch where he really likes to play.

Sunil Narine (KKR)

Piyush Chawla confirmed that Sunil Narine is good to start the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Narine is one of the most consistent player of IPL and against Kohli and De Villiers will be a go to bowler for Karthik. His spell might decide the winner of this match.

Best Fantasy Team

Keeper – Parthiv

Batsmen – Kohli, De Villiers, Rana, Uthappa

All rounders – Narine, Russell, Stoinis

Bowlers – Chahal, Piyush Chawla, Siraj

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