After profitable their first match in Sharjah in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are set to play their subsequent match in the identical venue in opposition to Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Thursday (October 15).
With an all-around crew effort, Royal Challengers Bangalore had registered a complete win of 82 runs in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Their bowling assault has at all times been an issue, however they choked KKR batsman to attain runs. There have been much more optimistic for RCB to take out from that match which can assist them to spice up their confidence as they attempt to win the trophy this 12 months.
To fight KXIP, RCB won’t take a threat to disturb their enjoying XI which performed in opposition to KKR. Additionally they have the higher hand within the recreation as a result of they’re effectively acquainted with the pitch situation.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted XI in opposition to KXIP:
Devdutt Padikkal has taken off the burden from Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to attain runs. In simply the final seven matches, he has registered three-half centuries and maintained a wholesome strike price of 126.56. General, he has scored 243 runs. If the teen stays constant and at all times offers begin to the crew, RCB will at all times have rating on the board.
Aaron Finch has performed respectable knocks however is but to play a giant knock. He has scored 171 runs in seven matches on the strike price of 114.00. Within the final match in Sharjah, he had scored 47 runs and gave begin to the crew. Royal Challengers Bangalore will anticipate from Australia’s white-ball captain to offer an analogous efficiency in opposition to KXIP.
3. Virat Kohli (c):
Towards KKR in Sharjah, Virat Kohli had struggled to attain runs due to the slowish pitch situation. However as now he had already received acquainted with its situation, the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain will look to play a giant knock and save his wicket.
4. AB de Villiers (wk):
AB de Villiers goes to be the difference-maker between RCB and KXIP. Each batter struggled to attain runs in Sharjah within the final match, however AB was unstoppable. The flamboyant batsman went on to attain 73 runs off 33 balls, placing 5 fours and 6 sixes to demolish KKR’s assault. If de Villiers performs an analogous knock in opposition to KXIP, no person might cease Royal Challengers Bangalore to win the match.
5. Washington Sundar:
Washington Sundar is bowling exceptionally this season. Within the final match in opposition to KKR, he snared two wickets whereas gave away solely 20 runs in his 4 overs spell. He partnered with Yuzvendra Chahal to suffocate the batsman to attain runs in middle-overs which guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to an emphatic win. The off-spinner has grow to be the match-winner for RCB.
6. Shivam Dube:
Shivam Dube is the power-hitter of Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has received the power to hit lengthy sixes and tackle the bowlers at dying overs. Nonetheless, the towering allrounder has not received many probabilities due to the huge contribution from top-order. He might be trying to capitalize on the chance to attain good runs for his aspect in opposition to KXIP.
7. Chirs Morris:
Chris Morris is the important thing participant for Royal Challengers Bangalore. After lacking 5 matches due to damage, the quick bowling allrounder has joined the enjoying XI. His addition has made RCB’s bowling assault extra stronger. In two matches, he has picked up 5 wickets on the staggering financial system price of 4.50. Morris goes to play a pivotal position to fulfil RCB’s dream to carry the trophy.
8. Isuru Udana:
Isuru Udana has received the knack of selecting wickets at essential phases. The pacer has picked up seven wickets in 5 matches. Though he has not been economical, he has succeeded in giving breakthroughs to Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Navdeep Saini spearhead’s RCB’s bowling assault. The teen has improved his potential to bowl good yorkers and might fairly comfortably clock greater than 140 kmph on the pace gun. Within the final match in opposition to KKR, he bowled three overs and conceded solely 17 runs whereas additionally picked one wicket.
10. Yuzvendra Chahal:
Yuzvendra Chahal is the game-changer and match-winner for Royal Challengers Bangalore. His thoughts video games bamboozle batsmen whereas his accuracy helps him to get the wickets simply. The wrist-spinner has picked up 10 wickets in seven matches on the financial system price of seven.07.
11. Mohammed Siraj:
Mohammed Siraj has snared three wickets within the final two matches. He has additionally received the power to choose wickets at crunch conditions to convey again his aspect within the recreation.