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Today Match Prediction for KKR vs RCB Dream11 team IPL 2021 3rd May

By Arpit Sachdeva
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Today Match Prediction for KKR vs RCB: Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 30th match of IPL 2021 on Monday. Both sides have had a contrasting season thus far in the tournament. Royal Challengers Bangalore might have lost their last game against Punjab Kings but have fared pretty well in the tournament.

With 5 wins in 7 games, they are sitting at the third position on the points table. Harpreet Brar came in their way in the last game as he took the wickets of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers. The trio would be keen to perform and get the team back on track. 

The Knight Riders, on the other hand, aren’t riding as they would be liked. Their performances have been much similar to last year. They have only managed to register two games and are coming into the game on the back of a defeat at the hands of DC. Andre Russell’s form though would give some confidence going into the game. The big guns have to step to the plate if KKR wants to turn their fortunes around in the competition. 

Today Match Prediction for KKR vs RCB

In KKR vs RCB match prediction, let’s look into some important stats from teams and the players from both sides:

  1. Royal Challengers Bangalore have played against Kolkata Knight Riders in 27 games in IPL. RCB have managed to claim 13 victories, while KKR have emerged victorious on 14 occasions.
  2. RCB, lately have dominated the rivalry, having won the last four games against KKR.
  3. Both sides have played once this season, RCB won that game comfortably by 38 runs.
  4. Virat Kohli has scored the most runs for RCB against KKR. He has scored 730 runs in 23 innings at an average of 40.27.
  5. Yuzvendra Chahal has picked 16 wickets for RCB against KKR.
  6. Dinesh Karthik has scored 421 runs against RCB at an average of 20.
  7. Sunil Narine has 16 wickets to his name at an average of 21.93.

KKR Playing XI (likely):

Shubman Gill/Karun Nair, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Lockie Ferguson and Kuldeep Yadav/Shivam Mavi

RCB Playing XI (likely):

Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, AB de Villiers (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Washington Sundar/Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

Standings on IPL points table:

KKR: 6

RCB: 8

Today IPL Pitch Report:

With an ample turn on offer, spinners are likely to rule the roost. There isn’t much help to the seamers and once could see a lot of cutters being bowled in the game. 160-170 should be a good total at the venue, with both teams likely to chase upon winning the toss on Monday.

KKR vs RCB: Who will win IPL Match Today?

RCB’s bowling has improved by leaps and bounds. They have shown that they can bowl well at the death and in power play. If they can restrict Andre Russell and Eoin Morgan to low scores, then RCB certainly have a strong chance of winning the game.

 Today IPL Match Score:

The team batting first is likely to score anything between 160 and 170.

Where to watch IPL Live Score and Stream:

The matches will be telecasted live on Star Sports Network. And, it will be streamed live on Hotstar and Jio TV.

KKR vs RCB: Dream11 Fantasy Team 

  1. AB de Villiers
  2. Virat Kohli (C)
  3. G Maxwell
  4. R Tripathi
  5. R Patidar
  6. S Narine
  7. A Russell (VC)
  8. W Sundar
  9. Y Chahar
  10. H Patel
  11. V Chakravarthy
Arpit Sachdeva