KKR vs RCB in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli’s new-look RCB begin mission IPL against struggling Eoin Morgan’s KKR

KKR vs RCB in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli’s new-look RCB begin mission IPL against struggling Eoin Morgan's KKR
KKR vs RCB in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli’s new-look RCB begin mission IPL against struggling Eoin Morgan's KKR

KKR vs RCB in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli’s new-look RCB begin mission IPL against struggling Eoin Morgan’s KKR – Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore, who made many changes to their team as players pulled out ahead of IPL 2021 phase 2, will face Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders in their first game of the IPL’s UAE leg on September 20, here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Monday. RCB is ranked 3rd in the points table while KKR is at number 7 after the first half of the IPL. 

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IPL in UAE

Match Details

KKR vs RCB

Sep 20, 07:30 PM IST

Monday

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 

KKR vs RCB – Head to Head 

Matches Played – 28

KKR Won – 15

RCB Won – 13

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KKR vs RCB – Weather Report

It is going to be hot and humid in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The temperature will be on the higher side. The average temperature will be 37°C. Humidity will be at 57%. 

KKR vs RCB – Pitch Report

Pitches in UAE have offered more assistance to the seamers as compared to the spinners. We are unlikely to witness big scores in Abu Dhabi. The recently concluded Pakistan Super League was hosted by Abu Dhabi. The pacers were among the highest wicket-takers and it followed the spinners.

Teams chasing won: 12

Teams defending won: 8

Match Tied: 1

IPL in UAE

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Overall Stats

Average first inns score: 140

Average second inns score: 129

KKR vs RCB – Players to watch out for

KKR 

  • Nitish Rana
  • Rahul Tripathi
  • Andre Russell
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Varun Chakaravarthy

RCB

  • AB de Villiers
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Kyle Jamieson
  • Harshal Patel

Schedule / Teams / Live / Points Table / Orange Cap / Purple Cap’

Probable playing XI – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

KKR

Openers – Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana

Middle Order – Shakib Al Hasan, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Rahul Tripathi

Spin Bowling – Varun Chakravarthy

Fast Bowling – Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi

RCB

Openers – Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal

Middle Order –  AB de Villiers (wk), Mohammed Azharuddeen, Glenn Maxwell, Tim David

Spin Bowling – Wanidu HasarangaYuzvendra Chahal

Fast Bowling – Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini

KKR vs RCB

KKR Full Squad

Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee.

RCB Full Squad

Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasarangal, Akash Deep, George Garton.