Hello and Welcome to our preview for Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore match. We are covering KXIP vs RCB Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.
Kings XI Punjab are fifth on points table with four wins and three losses. They lost their last encounter to Mumbai Indians by 3 wickets in a last ball thriller. Batting first, KL Rahul and Chris Gayle played brilliant knocks of 100* and 63 respectively to take team to a good total of 197. Defending the target, Mohammed Shami showed a glimpse of former self-taking three wicket haul but could not save team from the havoc of Pollard. KXIP will be determined to improve their weakness and put a solid show tomorrow to defeat win-less RCB.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are having a dreadful season and have lost all of their six matches. They lost their last match to Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets. Batting first, Virat Kohli and Moeen Ali played good knocks of 41 and 32 respectively to take team to an average total of 149. Defending the target, Navdeep Saini was the sole positive for RCB taking two wickets but could not end the drought for his team. Royal Challengers Bangalore will expect a unison effort from all players tomorrow to give a tough challenge to KXIP at Mohali and open their account in IPL’19.
A good match can be expected between both teams.
KXIP vs RCB, 28th T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
13th April, 08:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 184
Average 2nd innings score: 175
Pitch will be high scoring and favour pacers more than spinners.
Head to Head:
Matches played: 22
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 10
Kings XI Punjab: 12
Matches played at Mohali: 06
Ravi Ashwin (c), Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Varun Chakravarthi, PrabhSimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi.
Virat Kohli (c), Parthiv Patel, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh, Akshdeep Nath, Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme, Shivam Dube, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Prayas Ray Barman, Heinrich Klaasen, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Kings XI Punjab:
IN: M Ashwin, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran
OUT: Hardus Viljoen, Karun Nair and Ankit Rajpoot
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Umesh replaces Tim Southee
Three overseas for RCB
KL Rahul (wk), C Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Murugan Ashwin, M Shami, Andrew Tye
Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli (c), AB De Villiers, M Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath (wk), Pawan Negi, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohd. Siraj
Lokesh Rahul (wk) (c)
V Kohli (vc)
AB de Villiers
Mandeep Singh/Sarfaraz Khan
C and Vc Choices: KL Rahul, C Gayle, N Pooran, V Kohli, AB de Villiers, M Stoinis, Moeen Ali.
Ab De Villiers
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