Bangalore vs Kolkata : Fantasy Tips, Probable XI, Match Prediction

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Bangalore vs Kolkata : Fantasy Tips, Probable XI, Match Prediction

The 28th match of the ongoing 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Sharjah on Monday.

Head to Head Stats

Total Matches Played :25
Won by Bangalore :10
Won by Kolkata :15
No Result :0

Match Prediction

The battle between Bangalore and Kolkata would be a close one looking at recent performances, forms and momentum going into the match. It's a 50-50 call between the sides when they lock horns against each other on Monday. I personally back Kolkata to win this one.

Fantasy Tips :

Suggestions based on form :

Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi

Captain and Vice Captain Picks :

Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Nitish Rana

Differential Picks :

Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Yuzvendra Chahal, Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narine

Royal Challengers Bangalore Probable Playing XI :

Aaron Finch
Devdutt Padikkal
Virat Kohli (C)
AB De Villiers (WK)
Gurkeerat Singh Mann
Shivam Dube
Washington Sundar
Isuru Udana
Chris Morris
Navdeep Saini
Yuzvendra Chahal

Player to Watch Out :Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers

Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing XI :

Rahul Tripathi
Shubman Gill
Nitish Rana
Eoin Morgan
Dinesh Karthik (C and WK)
Andre Russell
Sunil Narine
Pat Cummins
Prasidh Krishna
Kuldeep Yadav
Kamlesh Nagarkoti

Player to Watch Out :Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) seem to have found their rhythm looking at their recent performances. Skipper Virat Kohli is making runs while young Devdutt Padikkal has impressed everyone at the top of the order, All eyes will now be on AB de Villiers as his bat is quiet since few games. RCB however would want more runs from the bat of Aaron Finch.

The bowling department also looks good for RCB. Chris Morris had a good comeback game against CSK in the last match where he picked up 3 wickets and finished with the figures of 3-19. Guys like Washington Sundar and Yuzvendra Chahal have been bowling well for the team.

As far as KKR team is concerned, its been a sort of mixed bag for the side. The KKR side has 4 wins from 6 matches so far and are currently placed at 3rd position in the points table. Skipper Dinesh Karthik finally got some runs in the last match against Punjab as he smashed 58 runs from 29 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes. The chance provided to Rahul Tripathi in the opening slot in place of Narine worked out as Tripathi scored brilliant 81 against Chennai.

Ritesh Ghimire

Ritesh is a Computer Engineer, Web Developer and an active cricket follower. Being the founder of LetzCricket, he has been watching and analysing Nepali and International cricket and sharing his opinions through LetzCricket.