RCB vs KKR Dream11 Prediction: The 6th match of the IPL 2022 will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.
RCB vs KKR Match 6 Preview
Kolkata Knight Riders got better off Chennai Super Kings in their opening game of the tournament as they beat men-in-yellow by 6 wickets. KKR bowlers gave an excellent performance as they restricted the opposition to 131, which their batters chased down with ease.
The Faf du Plessis-led side, on the other hand, started their IPL 2022 campaign with a loss. Their batting looked sorted, but it was their bowling which was a massive letdown. The team could not defend a mammoth score of 206 and lost the match by 5 wickets against Punjab Kings.
Kolkata Knight Riders will be keen to sustain their winning momentum on Wednesday, given their star power across all departments. RCB, on the other hand, would also be desperate to make a comeback. With both teams eager to claim a victory, a cracking game of cricket beckons in Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 6 of the Indian Premier League 2022 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.
RCB vs KKR Match Details
- Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 6
- Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 PM (GMT)
- Venue: DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai
RCB vs KKR, Match 6 Pitch Report
The pitch at Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai is expected to favor both the departments equally. RCB, at the same venue set a new record for the highest total in IPL matches, while Punjab Kings broke the record for the highest successful run-chase on this ground. The par score at this venue is around 165. Both the captains would look to bowl first after winning the toss.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai considering the last 5 matches played here is 160 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai —
- Matches Won: 4
- Matches Lost: 1
- No Result: 0
RCB vs KKR Head-to-Head Records
Royal Challengers Bangalore & Kolkata Knight Riders Form
RCB vs KKR Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Faf du Plessis (C), Virat Kohli, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (C), Nitish Rana, Sam Billings, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy.
Top 5 Picks For RCB vs KKR
1. Faf du Plessis
He was remarkable with his brilliant hitting in the last game against Punjab Kings, scoring 88 runs off just 57 balls, including 7 sixes. He will be one of the key batters to look out for in Wednesday’s clash.
2. Shreyas Iyer
The right-handed batsman smacked an unbeaten 20 runs in the last match against CSK and helped his side seal a win. Given his ability to take on the bowlers in the middle overs, Iyer is a must-have player for your fantasy team.
3. Dinesh Karthik
He played a good cameo in the last game against Punjab Kings, scoring 32 runs off just 14 balls at a strike rate of 228. Overall, he is a good wicketkeeper and batting option.
4. Virat Kohli
The right-handed batsman from Royal Challengers Bangalore hammered 41 runs in the last match against Punjab Kings and will be looking to contribute more to the team with the bat.
5. Umesh Yadav
He was adjudged the player of the match in the last game, picking 2 wickets against CSK. He must be looking to continue the same momentum with the ball in the tournament.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Performers For RCB vs KKR
|Faf du Plessis||121 Points|
|Ajinkya Rahane||60 Points|
|Umesh Yadav||58 Points|
|Virat Kohli||56 Points|
|Mohammad Siraj||56 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Performers RCB vs KKR
|Player||Stats (Last Match)|
|Faf du Plessis||88 Runs|
|Ajinkya Rahane||44 Runs|
|Umesh Yadav||2 Wickets|
|Virat Kohli||41 Runs|
|Mohammad Siraj||2 Wickets|
Captaincy Picks For RCB vs KKR
- Virat Kohli
- Shreyas Iyer
- Faf du Plessis
RCB vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Anuj Rawat
- Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis, Shreyas Iyer
- All-Rounders: Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Wanindu Hasaranga
- Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, Varun Chakaravarthy
- Captain: Virat Kohli
- Vice-Captain: Shreyas Iyer
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat
- Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis
- All-Rounders: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer
- Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Vice-Captain: Venkatesh Iyer
RCB vs KKR Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
RCB vs KKR Probable Winner
Royal Challengers Bangalore is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.