Each groups are enjoying their seventh match of the IPL 2020. KKR are at present within the third place within the factors desk with eight factors as they’ve gained 4 matches and misplaced two others. Whereas RCB have the identical factors (eight factors) as a result of similar destiny (four wins and a couple of loses), they’re standing within the fourth place within the factors desk.
Final time, they met in the course of the 35th match of the IPL 2019 at Kolkata (19th April 2019), the place RCB ended their five-match shedding streak towards KKR by successful that match by 10 runs, which was additionally their first profitable defend towards KKR.
IPL 2020, Match 28: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders (RCB vs KKR) – Toss Report
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli gained the toss and determined to bat first. RCB made the one change within the enjoying XI. Mohammed Siraj got here within the squad because the substitute of Gurkeerat Singh Mann.
Kohli mentioned, “We’ll bat first. A excessive scoring floor, the pitch would possibly change into slower and slower – scores are coming down within the final couple of video games. There’s no grass on the floor, so it may well get scuffed up. We’re assured in our bowling, it’s essential to execute our plans, Chris Morris was an enormous plus. We now have spoken about partnerships, a great begin will assist us extra. One change – Siraj is available in for Mann, provides us an additional bowling choice on a small floor like this.”
However, KKR captain Dinesh Karthik confirmed that additionally they made one change within the enjoying XI as Tom Banton changed Sunil Narine.
Karthik mentioned, “I’m pleased to have misplaced the toss, may need batted first as effectively. It’s essential that the bowlers imagine in themselves, prefer it occurred within the KXIP match the place they dominated us for nearly 39 overs. Banton is a particular participant, he’s a famous person within the making, he replaces Sunil Narine.”
IPL 2020, Match 28: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders (RCB vs KKR) – Enjoying XIs
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (wk), Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tom Banton, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (C/wk), Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy