BLR vs KXIP Dream11 Prediction:
Royal Challengers Bangalore will face off Kings XI Punjab in the 31st match of Indian Premier League in Sharjah tonight. Bangalore who have five wins from seven matches in their bag lost their first fixture against Punjab by 97 runs and they will look to take revenge of it. On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab who have only one wins from seven matches is under severe pressure and need to win all their remaining matches to stay alive in the tournament so it’s a must win contest for them.
Match Details :
Match : BLR vs KXIP, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab, Dream11 IPL, Match 31
Date : 15 October 2020
Time : 7.30 PM IST
Venue : Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah
Form Guide (Most Recent First) :
Royal Challengers Bangalore – W, W, L, W, W, L, W
Kings XI Punjab – L, L, L, L, L, W, L
Average Score : Average Score at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in T20 format – 189
Last Match at this venue –
Royal Challengers Bangalore (194/2) beat Kolkata Knight Riders (112/9) by 82 runs.
BLR vs KXIP Today Match Prediction Team News :
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s major strength is their top order batting of Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers and all these batsmen have put some good performances and once again will be key. In the bowling the addition of Chris Morris has strengthened them and now they have a good bowling unit in Chris Morris, Navdeep Saini, Isuru Udana, Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar who all are doing their jobs very well and will have to continue their good form.
On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab’s major strength is their inform opening pair of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal who have scored more than 700 runs between them so far and once again they will look to give a good start. Nicholas Pooran too is batting well and the return of Chris Gayle will further strengthen them. In the bowling Mohammad Shami, Ravi Bishnoi and Arshdeep Singh have been good so far and they have to be at their best to stop Bangalore’s side.
BLR Team News :
1. Royal Challengers Bangalore is sitting at 3rd place with 10 points from 7 matches in the points table.
2. They’re looking a settled side and should continue with the same playing 11 who played against Knight Riders in the last match.
KXIP Team News :
1. Kings XI Punjab is sitting at 8th place with 2 points from 7 matches in the points table.
2. Chris Gayle is fit and should come in the playing 11 in place of either Glenn Maxwell or Mujeeb ur Rahman.
BLR vs KXIP Dream 11 Prediction Playing 11 :
BLR Playing 11 (Probable) :
Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
KXIP Playing 11 (Probable) :
BLR vs KXIP Dream11 IPL Match Prediction :
BLR vs KXIP Dream11 Team :
Wicket Keepers : KL Rahul, N Pooran
Batsmen : V Kohli, D Padikkal, M Agarwal
All rounders : C Morris, W Sundar
Bowlers : Y Chahal, N Saini, A Singh, R Bishnoi
Captain and Vice Captain :
Following players can be picked as captain or vice captain of BLR vs KXIP Dream11 teams.
KL Rahul : He has been in excellent form with bat this season as he has smashed over 350 runs in the tournament so far – most runs by any batsman so far and against Bangalore in the first meeting he played a big knock of 132* runs.
Mayank Agarwal : He is also having a great IPL as he too has scored over 350 runs and giving good fight to KL Rahul for orange cap and given his form he should continue scoring good runs.
Virat Kohli : Captain of Bangalore is back in form and in the last four matches he has scored 238 runs at an average of 238 with 2 fifties so given his form he is a must pick.
Chris Morris : His addition to playing 11 has strengthened Bangalore’s bowling attack and he has taken 5 wickets in 2 matches so far and he is bowling most of the overs towards back end of the innings so he might get 2-3 wickets in this match as well.
X Factors or Valuable Picks :
Following players can be good picks for BLR vs KXIP Dream 11 Prediction teams who can help in winning in grand leagues.
AB de Villiers : AB de Villiers has had a good tournament so far as he has scored 228 runs in 7 innings with 3 fifties and in the last match played an awesome knock of 73* runs at this ground. And if he gets to play 30-35 balls then might play yet another good innings.
Washington Sundar : He has been the most underrated performer of this season. He has bowled very well in the power play so far. Neither he allows batsmen to score freely and also takes wickets and he is also a very useful batsman so he is a must pick on the basis of his current form.
BLR vs KXIP Dream11 Teams Today IPL Match Prediction BLR vs KXIP Who will win :
We have discussed about Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab and considering all factors our BLR vs KXIP Dream11 today match prediction is that on current form Royal Challengers Bangalore is a better side but they have struggled big time while chasing so Kings XI Punjab will fancy their chances if they bat first so whoever bats first and score over 170 runs will be in good position to win this match and here are the odds –
Bet365 : Royal Challengers Bangalore – 1.66, Kings XI Punjab – 2.20
Betway : Royal Challengers Bangalore – 1.61, Kings XI Punjab – 2.25