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KXIP vs RCB Dream11 Grand League Team, Team News : IPL 2019

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KXIP vs RCB Dream11 Grand League Team, Team News: IPL 2019

Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore will be involved in the 28th match of IPL 2019 which will be played at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. The Royal Challengers Bangalore are desperate of a win as they have lost 6 matches on the bounce and one more loss here will mean door shut for the RCB.

Kings XI Punjab, on the other hand, have won 4 out of 7 games and are perfectly poised at the fourth position on the points table. They were unlucky to end up on the losing side despite a masterclass century from KL Rahul which propelled them to 197 for the loss of 54 wickets in 20 overs.

They would be eyeing to dent RCB who are already in despair and secure their fifth win of the season to consolidate their position on the points table.

Head-to-Head

Both teams have been involved in 22 head-to-head battles. The Kings XI Punjab have won 12 of those contests, whereas, Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 10 remaining ones.

Here, we have come up with several Grand League teams which may help you reap a substantial amount playing the grand league.

When and Where:

KXIP vs RCB, Indian Premier League

PCA Stadium, IS Bindra, Mohali

13th April 2019, 08:00 PM IST

Pitch report:

PCA pitch offers great bounce and the ball carries through to the wicket-keeper quite nicely. The batting is relatively easy at this surface as the ball comes onto the bat pretty well.

Venue Stats: (In IPL)

Total Matches: 52

Average first innings score: 164

Average second innings score: 154

Highest total recorded: 240/5 (20 Ov) by CSK vs KXIP

Lowest total recorded: 67/10 (9.4 Ov) by DC vs KXIP

Highest score chased: 194/6 (18.2 Ov) by KXIP vs DC

Lowest score defended: 106/6 (10 Ov) by KXIP vs RCB

Last five matches: (last to recent)

KXIP: W, W, L, W, L

RCB: L, L, L, L, L

Team news

  • RCB have strengthened their bowling line-up as they have roped in Proteas great Dale Steyn as a replacement for injured Nathan Coulter Nile.
  • Kings XI Punjab would be looking to bring in Andrew Tye into their eleven as the surface will suit his bowling.
  • Mayank Agarwal’s injury is still a concern for KXIP, he might remain sidelined in this game as well.
  • Chris Gayle is also a doubtful starter in this game as he sustained an injury in the match against MI.

Squad

Kings XI Punjab:

Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Varun Chakravarthy, Darshan Nalkande, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Simran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Moises Henriques, Agnivesh Ayachi, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Harpreet Brar, Andrew Tye, Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Murugan Ashwin, David Miller.

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Virat Kohli (c), Prayas Barman, Shimron Hetmyer, Parthiv Patel, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Devdutt Padikkal, Colin de Grandhomme, Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, AB de Villiers, Himmat Singh, Kulwant Khejroliya, Shivam Dube, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini, Tim Southee, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, Heinrich Klaasen, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Milind Kumar.

Probable Playing 11

Kings XI Punjab: Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Hardus Viljoen/Andrew Tye, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sam Curran, Mohd Shami, Mayank Agarwal/Karun Nair.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Moeen Ali, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Tim Southee, Shivam Dube, Parthiv Patel.

KXIP vs RCB Dream11 Grand League Teams:

#1: KXIP’s home advantage

The Kings XI Punjab are playing at their home in Mohali where they are yet to lose a single game this season. They will look to continue their winning run at home and consolidate their position on the points table. Here’s a team which will primarily focus on the star performers from Kings XI Punjab.

Wicket-keeper: KL Rahul

Batsmen: David Miller, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Virat Kohli

All-rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Sam Curran, Moeen Ali

Bowlers: Mohd Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini

Captain/Vice-captain here: David Miller, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, R Ashwin, Sam Curran

#2: If Gayle does not start in the playing 11

It was noticed in Kings XI Punjab’s last game against MI that Chris Gayle had some issues in his lower back and he did not take the field in the second innings for KXIP. What if he does not feature?

  • Nicholas Pooran in for Chris Gayle
  • Mayank Agarwal(if fit) in for Karun Nair

Wicket-keeper: KL Rahul

Batsmen: David Miller, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Virat Kohli, Ab de Villiers

All-rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Moeen Ali

Bowlers: Mohd Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Navdeep Saini

Captain/Vice-captain here: Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Virat Kohli

#3: The Virat, AB show

Virat Kohli and Ab de Villiers have looked good but are due for a big inning. Could this be the game where we can witness the Virat, Ab show?

Wicket-keeper: Parthiv Patel

Batsmen: David Miller, S Khan, Virat Kohli, Ab de Villiers

All-rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis

Bowlers: Mohd Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Yuzvendra Chahal

Captain/Vice-captain here: Virat Kohli, Ab de Villiers

#4: The least selected players from fantasy 11

Wicket-keeper: Parthiv Patel

Batsmen: David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Karun Nair, Akshdeep Nath

All-rounders: Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis

Bowlers: Mohammad Siraj, H Viljoen, P Negi, N Saini

Captain/Vice-captain here: David Miller, Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Parthiv Patel

Key players:

Kings XI Punjab:

  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • KL Rahul
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Mohd Shami

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

  • Virat Kohli
  • Ab de Villiers
  • Parthiv Patel
  • Yuzvendra Chahal

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