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Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2024: Match Preview, Fantasy Picks, Pitch And Weather Reports | Cricket News

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru have played two matches in the series and are at sixth position on the points table, while Kolkata Knight Riders have played one match in the series and are at fourth position on the points table. Both teams last played against each other in Match 36 of the Indian Premier League, 2023, where Vijaykumar Vyshak scored the highest fantasy points for Royal Challengers Bengaluru with 83 match fantasy points, while Jason Roy topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Kolkata Knight Riders with 88 match fantasy points points.

In the last match played by Royal Challengers Bengaluru against Punjab Kings, Royal Challengers Bengaluru defeated Punjab Kings by four wickets. The best fantasy player for Royal Challengers Bengaluru was Virat Kohli, who scored 124 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs. The best fantasy player for Kolkata Knight Riders was Andre Russell, who scored 143 fantasy points.

The pitch at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, will allow good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to hit on the surface. The surface will not provide much help to the bowlers and taking wickets will not be easy. The average first innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 162 runs. The team that wins the toss would want to bowl first as the majority of games played on this ground are won by the chasing side.

The temperature is expected to be around 29 degrees Celsius with a humidity of 29%. Wind speeds of 6.05 m/s are expected.

Pace or spin?

The location is suitable for both pacers and spinners.

RCB vs KKR, head to head battle

In the 33 matches played between these two teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

RCB vs KKR Fantasy XI Prediction: Pick of the best captain and vice-captain

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli represents Royal Challengers Bengaluru and has an average of 67 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a good player for your Fantasy Team. Popularly known as ‘The Run Machine’, Kohli is a top-class right-handed batsman. In the last five matches, Kohli has scored 317 runs.

Andre Russell

Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders is an all-rounder with an average of 75 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He bowls fast with the right arm and in the last five IPL matches, Russell has taken four wickets. He is also a handy batsman, as he has scored 125 runs in the last five matches.

Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik of Royal Challengers Bengaluru is a right-handed batsman who also keeps wickets. In his last five IPL appearances, Karthik has scored 96 runs. His last innings was a blitzkrieg of 28 runs in 10 balls, including two sixes and three fours.

Philip Salt

Phil Salt is also a right-handed batsman who keeps wickets. Salt has amassed 121 runs in his last five IPL matches. Salt played for Kolkata Knight Riders and hit a match-winning knock of 54 runs in his last match.

Harshit Rana

Harshit Rana wears the Kolkata Knight Riders jersey and is a right-arm fast bowler. Harshit is a fairly economical bowler who has scalped six wickets in his last five matches. In his last outing against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rana returned with a spell of 3/33.

RCB vs KKR squads

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) squad: Faf du Plessis (c), Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli, Swapnil Singh, Karn Sharma, Glenn Maxwell, Reece Topley, Lockie Ferguson, Tom Curran, Alzarri Joseph, Mahipal Lomror, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Siraj , Mayank Dagar, Cameron Green, Will Jacks, Suyash Prabhudessai, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Manoj Bhandage, Anuj Rawat, Yash Dayal, Akash Deep, Saurav Chauhan, Rajan Kumar and Himanshu Sharma.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Manish Pandey, Mitchell Starc, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dushmantha Chameera, KS Bharat, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Phil Salt, Ramandeep Singh, Anukul Roy, Sherfane Rutherford, Varun Chakravarthy, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Chetan Sakariya, Vaibhav Arora, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Harshit Rana, Sakib Hussain and Suyash Sharma.

RCB vs KKR Fantasy XI team

Wicketkeeper: Anuj Rawat and Dinesh Karthik

Batters: Virat Kohli, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh and Shreyas Iyer

All-rounders: Andre Russell, Glenn Maxwell and Ramandeep Singh

Bowlers: Harshit Rana and Yash Dayal

Captain: Andre Russell

Vice Captain: Glenn Maxwell

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