Royal Challengers Bangalore have won their first match of the Indian Premier League 2020 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Today, they will play against Kings XI Panjab in their second match of the tournament. RCB can try to continue their winning momentum while Kings XI Panjab can win this match for a good start in IPL 2020. KXIP has lost their first match against Delhi Capitals in the super Over.
Before Today’s match, big blow for RCB, Chris Morris will not play today’s game due to side strain. Morris was not part of the playing XI of the previous match against SRH.
“Chris Morris unfortunately picked up a slight side strain a few days ago, he would have played a huge role through the middle and death overs, his batting would have had a huge impact as well,” Hesson said in a video posted by on RCB’s Twitter handle.
“This does change the balance of our side, he is a three in one cricketer, he is not easy to replace and as a result, we had to change the structure of our side. Hopefully, Chris will come into consideration for selection in a game or two, we will continue to monitor him,” he added.
This time, Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking more strong team from previous edition. They have added some quality fast bowlers in the team for the death bowling.
Possible Playing XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore for Today’s match
Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Josh Philippe(w), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal