KKR Vs RCB Dream11 Team Predictions: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Punjab Kings shocked everyone by thrashing Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday, thanks to the heroics of KL Rahul, C Gayle and playing his first match Brar.
During the run chase, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, and Harshal Patel got into the 30s, but none could carry on and convert. In the end, RCB ended with 145 for eight. In the meantime, Kohli and Co stayed at Number 3 in the points table with their net run rate going to the negatives for the first time in the league.
Kolkata Knight Riders were trounced by Delhi Capitals by 7 wickets in a one-sided affair in last match. The Knight Riders have a lot of power in the middle, but their problem has been utilising that effectively, given their rather poor starts. KKR has 4 points from 7 matches.
RCB on Monday will be looking to get back to their winning streak while KKR will be looking to improve their performance and make amends to their current position in points table.
KKR Vs RCB Dream11 Team Predictions: Head-to-Head
The two teams have clashed against each other 27 times in IPL history Kolkata Knight Riders has an edge with 14 wins while. Royal Challengers Bangalore won on 13 occasion.
The last time the two teams met was back in 2020 in UAE. RCB beat KKR by 38 runs.
Wicket Keeper: ABD Villiers.
Batsman: V Kohli, S Gill, G Maxwell and D Padikkal.
All Rounder: A Russell.
Bowler: H Patel, P Cummins, D Sams,K Jamieson and M Siraj.
KKR Vs RCB Dream11 Team Predictions: Wicketkeeper Performance in last Match
Kolkata Knight Rider’s wicket keeper batsman isn’t having a good series as of now. In last match Dinesh Karthik hit a four and a six. Made 14 in 10 and could not carry on much with his batting. He was trapped LBW by Axar Patel.
AB de Villiers, the saviour of RCB could not add much for his team. He was caught inside the circle as Harpreet scalped his third wicket of the match. He made 3 off 9 balls.
For Dream11 team, we suggest going with 1 wicket keepers.
KKR Vs RCB Dream11 Team Predictions: Batsmen Last Match Performance
Nitish Rana’s poor form continues in the season. In last match he scored only 15 runs with the help of one four and a six before being stumped off Axar Patel.
Shubman Gill toiled hard for 43 consumed 38 balls for his knock and hit only three fours and a six.
Rahul Tripathi got a start, reached 19, but could not carry on. Fell trying to take on Marcus Stoinis.
Eoin Morgan lasted all of two balls and went for golden duck, played a rash shot, trying to take on Lalit Yadav, without getting his eye in.
Chasing a challenging target of 180, RCB lost Devdutt Padikkal early after Riley Meredith, cleaned the left-hander up with extra pace.
Brar got two wickets in consecutive deliveries in the 11th over, including the big ones of Kohli and Glenn Maxwell after both batsmen were castled. Kohli made 35 and maxwell went for 0.
RCB’s R Patidar came to an end after he miscued one and was caught at long-on off Chris Jordan’s bowling.
KKR Vs RCB Dream11 Team Predictions: Allrounder’s Last Match Performance
Andre Russell played a brilliant cameo of 45 not out from 27 balls, hitting two fours and four sixes. However, he could not help his team register a win.
Sunil Narine was bowled for a first-ball duck by Lalit Yadav, missing a quick off break altogether. Bowled his four overs for 36 without picking up any wickets.
Shahbaz Ahmed was caught in the deep for 8 in 11 balls against PBKS.
KKR Vs RCB Dream11 Team Predictions: Bowlers Last Match Performance
Pat Cummins struggled with the bat. Was unbeaten on 11 from 13. He was excellent with the ball, claiming unbelievable figures of 3 for 24.
Varun Chakravarthy did not claim a wicket, bowled his four overs for 34.
Shivam Mavi had to beat the brunt of Prithvi Shaw’s assault as he was thrashed for six consecutive fours by the DC opener. Bowled only one over for 25.
Prasidh Krishna could not make much of an impression in the wake of Prithvi Shaw’s assault on KKR bowlers. He went for 36 in his 3.3 overs.
Daniel Sams was the best bowler of the day with an impressive figures of 1-24 in his spell of 4 overs with 11 dot balls.
Yuzvendra Chahal hasn’t had the best of IPLs so far. The leg-spinner bowled four overs in which he conceded 34 runs with five dots and took wicket of S Khan.
Kyle Jamieson bowled reasonably in his four overs and didn’t give a lot of runs away and picked the crucial wickets of Pooran and P Singh.
Mohammed Shami remained wicketless against PBKS and bowled 3 overs.
H Patel was the most expensive bowler on the day he gave away 53 runs in his four over spell against PBKS.