As the tournament is getting closer to playoffs, it is becoming more interesting and nerve-wracking. Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns in a yet another crucial encounter. The clash will take place at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. The clash will begin at 08:00 PM Local.
After an easy win over Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore now need to win this game for survival. On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab, also can’t afford to lose the contest as after this it will be a do or die for them also.
So, let’s move forwards to KXIP vs RCB team news and KXIP vs RCB dream11 prediction.
KXIP- L, L, W, L, L
RCB- L, W, L, L, W
Royal Challengers Bangalore won their last encounter and might remain unchanged. Tinkering the winning combination can create trouble here. On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab brought back Aaron Finch in place of M Stoinis. Finch was off the mark in the last innings and is expected to retain his place.
Unless there is an injury concern, both the teams are expected to remain the same.
KXIP Risky Players: Mohit Agarwal/Yuvraj Singh, B Sran/Ankit Rajpoot, Axar Patel/A Rajpoot
RCB Risky Players: Moeen Ali/B McCullum
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Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Lokesh Rahul (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Mayank Dagar, Ankit Rajpoot, Aaron Finch, Manoj Tiwary, Mohit Sharma, Karun Nair, Axar Patel, Andrew Tye, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Yuvraj Singh, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Chris Gayle, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Pardeep Sahu, Manzoor Dar
Tim Southee, Parthiv Patel (wk), Washington Sundar, AB de Villiers, Corey Anderson, Umesh Yadav, Mandeep Singh, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, Virat Kohli (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Sarfaraz Khan, Mohammed Siraj, Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, Aniruddha Joshi, Aniket Choudhary, Pawan Negi, Manan Vohra, Quinton de Kock, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Kulwant Khejroliya
The probable KXIP vs RCB playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: KL Rahul
Batsmen: C Gayle, Karun Nair, Aaron Finch, M Agarwal/Yuvraj
All-rounder: Axar Patel, R Ashwin
Bowlers: Andrew Tye, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohit Sharma, B Sran
Wicketkeeper: Parthiv Patel/Q de Kock
Batsmen: AB de Villers, Virat Kohli, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan
All-rounder: Moeen Ali, Colin de Grandhomme
Bowlers: Tim Southee, Y Chahal, M Siraj, U Yadav
For PNJ, the key batters are KL Rahul and Chris Gayle. Aaron Finch (34 of 20) and R Ashwin (45 of 22) also played handy innings in the last game. However, KL Rahul and C Gayle will have to do the bulk scoring.
In bowling, Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, and M Rahman will be crucial.
For BLR, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are the key batters. Apart from them, Mandeep Singh and Colin de Grandhomme at down the order can also make a difference.
In bowling, Y Chahal, Tim Southee, and Umesh Yadav will be crucial.
It is a very crucial game for both the sides. Kings XI Punjab has lost their last two games and a loss here will make things worse. Playing at home conditions is a matter of relief for them but looking at the current form of Royal Challengers Bangalore, it won’t be that much easy. The form of Chris Gayle will be crucial for the hosts as he has failed to score in last few innings.
As per our PNJ vs BLR Dream11 predictions, it is an evenly poised game.
In wicket keeping, KL Rahul will be a good choice.
In batting, C Gayle, Virat Kohli, AB de Villers and Mandeep Singh will be a perfect choice.
In all-rounder, Colin de Grandhomme and will be a safe bet.
In bowling, A Tye, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Umesh Yadav and Y Chahal will be right.
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