17th match of IPL 2019 : RCB vs KKR
RCB is looking at their first win in IPL 2019. They have played 4 matches and lost all of them. They are at last position in points table while KKR is at No. 4th position in points table. KKR has won 2 matches in IPL 2019 and lost 1 match. This match is very important for RCB to win, if they lose this match it would be very difficult for them afterwards to qualify in play-offs.
The match will be played at chinnaswamy stadium in bangalore. You can watch the live match on starsports and hotstar from 8 PM onwards.
Head to Head
- They have played 23 matches against each other. Out of them, 9 matches were won by RCB and 14 matches were won KKR.
- They have played 10 matches in chinnaswamy stadium. Out of them 6 matches were won by KKR and 4 were won by RCB.
What to expect
Chinnaswamy stadium has always been a high scoring ground. The pitch of chinnaswamy stadium favors batsman. In this season only one match has been played in chinnaswamy stadium and that was also a high scoring match.
Royal challengers Bangalore
They have to win this match at any cost because if they lose this match it will be very difficult for them to qualify in play-offs. All players of RCB need to perform their best individually. In bowling only yuzvendar chahal has bowled good bowling no other bowler of RCB has performed well.
Team news – to provide stability in bowling department they may include Nathan coulter nile.
Possible Playing XI of RCB:-
1)Parthiv Patel 2) Moeen Ali/ Nathan Coulter-Nile 3) Virat Kohli 4) AB de Villiers 5) Shimron Hetmyer 6) Marcus Stoinis 7) Akshdeep Nath 8) Umesh Yadav 9) Navdeep Saini 10) Yuzvendra Chahal 11) Mohammed Siraj
Kolkata Knight Riders
After six days break they are playing in this match. Kolkata Knight Riders has played three matches so far and has won 2 matches. In Points table they are on fourth place with four points. They have played their last match against Delhi Capitals. In this match they lost in super over.
Main highlight for Kolkata knight Riders is the Andre Russell’s form. He is playing well by both bat and bowl. He scored 159 with an average of 79.50 and with 248.44 strike rate. Russell also took 5 wickets with an average of 16.20. Nitish Rana’s presence will also boost KKR’s confidence. He smashed two back to back fifty in different position. Possible playing XI of KKR In bowling Kolkata knight Rider is highly depended on spinners as they have three world class spinners.
Possible playing XI of KKR
1) Chris Lynn 2) Robin Uthappa 3)Dinesh Karthik 4) Shubam Gill 5) Andre Russell 6) Lockie Ferguson 7)Prasidh Krishna 8)Kuldeep Yadav 9) Piyush Chawala 10) Nitish Rana 11) Nikhi Naik/Sunil narine
Suggested fantasy cricket XI
Wicket-keeper – parthiv patel
Batsmen – virat kohli, AB de Villiers, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubham Gill
All-rounders – Andre Russell, Marcus stonins
Bowlers – yuzvendar chahal, piyush chawla, P Krishna
Captain – AB de Villiers
Vice captain – andre russell
Disclaimer: The team is based on best Analysis of our cricket experts. However cricket storm and the experts doesn’t guaranty the fantasy cricket XI to be perfectly correct. Reader must use their own mind.