RCB vs KKR: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 36th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Wednesday, April 26th at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have played a total of seven matches in the tournament, winning four and losing three. They are currently in fifth place on the points table with eight points. In their previous match, they defeated Rajasthan Royals by a narrow margin of seven runs, and will be looking to carry this winning momentum forward into their next games.
Kolkata Knight Riders have had a difficult time in the tournament, managing to win only two out of their seven games so far. They are currently placed at the bottom of the points table in the eighth position. Their last game against Chennai Super Kings was a disaster, as they suffered a heavy defeat by 49 runs. However, they will be looking to bounce back stronger in this game.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the Match 36 of the Indian Premier League, 2023.
RCB vs KKR Match Details
- Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 36
- Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) | 2:00 PM (GMT) | 7:30 PM (Local)
- Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Pitch Report For RCB vs KKR, Match 36 of IPL 2023
The pitch at M Chinnaswamy stadium has a reputation for being a batting paradise, and this match is likely to be another feather in its cap. Fans can expect a high-scoring contest, with both teams expected to put up a good fight.
Pitch Stats of M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru For RCB vs KKR, Match 36 of IPL 2023
Stats based on previous five matches played at this venue-
- Average First Innings Score: 194
- Average Total Score: 191
- Team Batting First Won: 3
- Team Bowling First Won: 2
Probable Playing XI For RCB vs KKR, Match 36 of IPL 2023
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI
Faf du Plessis (C), Virat Kohli, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (WK), David Willey, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak.
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI
Jason Roy, N Jagadeesan (WK), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (C), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Kulwant Khejroliya, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy.
RCB vs KKR Head-to-head Records for Match 36 of IPL 2023
Stats of Royal Challengers Bangalore & Kolkata Knight Riders Form in Last 5 Matches
RCB vs KKR Top 3 Players to Pick in Fantasy Team for Match 36 of IPL 2023
1. Virat Kohli
While Virat Kohli didn’t manage to score big in the last game against Rajasthan Royals, he has had an excellent run in the tournament thus far. He is currently the second highest scorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament and will look to continue his good run of form.
2. Varun Chakravarthy
With his mystery deliveries, Varun Chakravarthy has been a thorn in the side of many batters in the tournament, and his 10 wickets make him the top wicket-taker for Kolkata Knight Riders. He will be eager to sustain his stellar run of form.
3. Faf du Plessis
He has been in exceptional form this tournament, consistently getting off to a strong start and providing his team with valuable runs. He and Virat Kohli make a formidable opening pair, and they will be looking to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore to victory once again when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders.
RCB vs KKR Player Record/Stats (Must Picks) For Match 36 of IPL 2023
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Faf du Plessis||405 Runs|
|Virat Kohli||279 Runs|
|Venkatesh Iyer||254 Runs|
|Glenn Maxwell||253 Runs|
|Rinku Singh||233 Runs|
|Mohammed Siraj||13 Wickets|
|Harshal Patel||10 Wickets|
|Varun Chakravarthy||10 Wickets|
|Suyash Sharma||7 Wickets|
|Wayne Parnell||6 Wickets|
RCB vs KKR Captaincy Picks For Match 36 of IPL 2023 Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders
- Faf du Plessis
- Virat Kohli
- Jason Roy
RCB vs KKR Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team Suggesting For Match 36 of IPL 2023
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Karthik
- Batters: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Jason Roy, Rinku Singh
- All-Rounders: Sunil Narine, Glenn Maxwell, Andre Russell
- Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Varun Chakaravarthy
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Vice-Captain: Jason Roy
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Karthik
- Batters: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer
- All-Rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Andre Russell, Wanindu Hasaranga
- Bowlers: Mohammed Siraj, Varun Chakaravarthy, Suyash Sharma
- Captain: Virat Kohli
- Vice-Captain: Glenn Maxwell
RCB vs KKR Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s Match?
Kolkata Knight Riders are expected to win this match.
RCB vs KKR – Match 36 of IPL 2023, Live Broadcast & Online Streaming Details, Where to Watch in India?
- Live Streaming: JioCinema
- TV Broadcast: Star Sports Network
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.