RCB vs KKR: The eliminator match of the VIVO IPL 2021 will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders on 11th October at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have played 14 matches so far in the tournament, out of which they have won 10 and finished third on the points table, while Kolkata Knight Riders have also played 14 matches in the series, winning 7 out of it and finishing at the fourth spot in the points table.
As long as their head-to-head stats are concerned, the two teams have met 29 times so far in the history of this tournament, where Kolkata Knight Riders won 16 games while Royal Challengers Bangalore has 13 wins under their belt. Both teams registered a game each in this season’s league stage.
It is a knock-out game and both teams will be looking to win this game as the losing side will be eliminated from the tournament.
RCB vs KKR Match Details
- Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Eliminator
- Date: Monday, October 11, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
RCB vs KKR Weather & Pitch Report
The pitch here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium is expected to favour the batsmen more than the bowlers. We have seen plenty of big scores in the last edition on this venue. There is no room for error for the bowlers. Batting second will be a good choice at this venue.
The temperature will be hovering around 32 Degree Celsius during the evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The sky will be clear with a zero percentage of rain during the match time. The humidity will be around 62 percent.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah considering the last 5 matches played here is 138 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result: 0
RCB vs KKR Head-to-Head
Royal Challengers Bangalore & Kolkata Knight Riders Form
RCB vs KKR Predicted Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (C), Kona Srikar Bharat (WK), AB de Villiers, Mohammad Siraj, Glenn Maxwell, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, George Garton, Dan Christian.
Bench: Wanindu Hasaranga, Tim David, Akash Deep, Navdeep Saini, Dushmantha Chameera, Suyash Prabhudessai, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Pavan Deshpande, Sachin Baby.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Shakib Al Hasan, Varun Chakravarthy, Rahul Tripathi, Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi, Sunil Narine.
Bench: Ben Cutting, Vaibhav Arora, Tim Seifert, Sheldon Jackson, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sandeep Warrier, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Karun Nair, Tim Southee, Prasidh Krishna, Andre Russell, Harbhajan Singh.
Match Predictions For Eliminator – RCB vs KKR
If Royal Challengers Bangalore Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Kolkata Knight Riders Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Kolkata Knight Riders Overall Score: 135-155
Royal Challengers Bangalore win the match.
If Kolkata Knight Riders Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Royal Challengers Bangalore Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Royal Challengers Bangalore Overall Score: 130-150
Kolkata Knight Riders win the match.
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