Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers will head into a clash on Wednesday for a fight to occupy third place on the points table. Most likely, the two teams will be heading to the play-offs, as per the current trends. But, the teams still have a chance to be on the top. But, whoever wins this match will occupy third place on the points table.
Overall, both the teams played 25 games in the Indian Premier League. In that, Kolkata Knight Riders won 14 games, and Royal Challengers Bangalore won 11 games. In the current Dream 11 Indian Premier League, Royal Challengers Bangalore tasted the victory when both teams played against each other. Kolkata Knight Riders’ team will look at taking revenge. Both the teams played 9 games each in the tournament. Royal Challengers Bangalore won 6 games, and KKR won 5 games.
Teams wise, Kolkata Knight Riders are still struggling. They bet high on Russell, who is not able to perform well. Dinesh Karthik is in form, but he is yet to prove his mettle. The team’s batting order is still uncertain, and Sunil Narine’s inclusion in the team is still doubtful. They won their previous game with a super over. The team’s bowling got strengthened with the addition of Lockie Ferguson.
Royal Challengers Bangalore is doing great. Their batsmen are playing well, and Chahar is getting good support from other bowlers as well.
The match takes place at Sheikh Zayed International Stadium. The game begins at 7.30 PM IST.