The Royal Challengers Banglore will face off Kolkata Knight Riders in today’s 28th match of IPL 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
Both teams made a great start in this season of IPL. Both the team have won four matches out of a total of six. RBC won over CSK by 37 runs with a brainstorming performance of Virat Kohli of an unbeaten 90 in that IPL match. On the other hand, KKR made KXIP taste defeat by snatching the match by two runs.
RCB seem to have found the right team combination and are sticking with a clear game plan when they are comfortable on the field. Devadatta Padikkal is in great form as his batting is bringing positive results to the team. This season the pressure on Kohli and ABD has reduced considerably. Aaron Finch’s struggle is the only concern the team may have.
Chris Morris made a strong get back from injury and bowled an exceptionally close spell against CSK. RCB have additionally figured out how to separate the best out of Washington Sundar, with the youth bowling extraordinarily well in the powerplay. RCB appears to have additionally figured out their bowling, which has been a subject of worry for them in the previous hardly any seasons.
KKR has settled on some sketchy choices in the centre, with the dynamic batting and bowling request seeing inquiries raised by the specialists. It has all worked out for Dinesh Karthik and co., with the team winning four out of their six matches up until now. They have batted truly well this season, with Shubman Gill being the top scorer. Dinesh Karthik and Eoin Morgan have likewise done well a little drop down the request.
It’s their bowling that gets the heft of the acclaim, however, and deservedly so. Their bowling assault, which has a lot of alternatives, effectively safeguarded sums from losing positions against both CSK and KXIP. Uncommon recognition ought to be distributed to Sunil Narine, who has adjusted well to bowling.
Weather forecast of today’s IPL match
There is no prediction of rain. The heat is going to be more in Sharjah during the match. The players have to endure the scorching heat which will test their stamina. The temperature will be somewhere around 34 degrees.
Pitch Report for today’s IPL match
The pitch of Sharjah will give support to the bowlers. It will be a high-scoring spot but the pitch has slowed down a bit. The spinners will get great help in this pitch. The pitch will be favourable to the batsmen, the team can score around 190-200 keeping the strength of both the team’s batting in mind.
Probable Playing XI in 28th IPL match
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (Captain), AB D Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Chris Morris, Navdeep Saini, and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik (Captain), Andre Russell/ Chris Green, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav, and Kamlesh Nagarkoti/ Shivam Mavi.
KKR vs RCB Full IPL Team
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Dinesh Karthik (Captain), Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarthy, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Banton, Manimaran Siddharth, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Siddhesh Lad, Nikhil Naik, Chris Green, Prasidh Krishna, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Lockie Ferguson
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (Captain), AB de Villiers (Wicketkeeper), Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal, Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Adam Zampa/Chris Morris, Pavan Deshpande, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Shahbaz Ahmed, Josh Philippe, Umesh Yadav.