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Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction & Pitch Report

By Sahil Mathur
Sep 23, 2020 • 20:28 PM

IPL 2020, Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Match Details

  • Date – 24 September 2020
  • Time – 7:30 PM IST
  • Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

IPL 2020 - KXIP vs RCB Preview

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It will be a match which Kings XI Punjab would desperately want to win after they slipped a victory from their hands in the first game against Delhi Capitals. Royal Challengers Bangalore will be a confident team coming into this game after winning the first game of their season against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Punjab had a good outing with the ball in the last game. Mohammad Shami was lethal with the new ball and the debutant Ravi Bishnoi, too, had a confident start to his IPL career. Chris Jordan had a forgettable match with the ball. KL Rahul might want to look into the equivalent, Jimmy Neesham, who can give much better stability to the batting line up and bowl four overs.

Kohli

Virat Kohli will be a confident captain after his bowlers defended a total of fewer than 170 runs in the last game. By the looks of it, Kohli may want to give this playing XI another go. However, adding Moeen Ali or Chris Morris in the line-up will strengthen the team's balance.

It will be a match between two attacking batsmen and captains, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. Both the teams have started their tournament with some memorable performances, irrespective of the match result. One can expect this game to be another thrilling contest between two equals.

Team News

Mayank Aagrwal

Kings XI Punjab - The team is looking fit with no injury concerns to any player as of now. The management might be looking at some alternatives in the batting line up.

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Virat Kohli led side also has no issues of injury to any player as of now.

Weather Report

The temperature will hover around 35 degrees Celsius. There will be dew in the second half of the game.

Pitch Report

In the last game played in Dubai, RCB scored 163 runs, and Virat Kohli in the post-match interview said that they were probably 10-12 runs short. It suggests that the team batting first will be aiming nothing short than 170 runs to call it a competitive total. According to the pattern observed in this season, the captains are looking to bat second after winning the toss. In this match also, the team winning the might look to chase the target.

Probable Playing XI

Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair/Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran/Chris Gayle, Sarfaraz Khan, Glenn Maxwell, Krishnappa Gowtham, Chris Jordan/James Neesham, Sheldon Cottrell, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Josh Philippe (wk), Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn/Chris Morris, Yuzvendra Chahal

KXIP v RCB

Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Fantasy XI

Wicket-Keepers - KL Rahul (Captain), Nicholas Pooran

Batsmen - Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli

All-Rounders - Krishnappa Gowtham, Glenn Maxwell (Vice-Captain)

Bowlers - Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Shami, Sheldon Cottrell