RCB vs KXIP Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 2019: Preview
Hello and Welcome to our preview for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab match. We are covering RCB vs KXIP Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are restricted on the bottom of the points table with three wins in ten encounters. They have to win all remaining matches and hope other results go in their way to stay alive in IPL’19. However, They have won two consecutive encounters. In the last match, They defeated Chennai Super Kings by 1 run. Batting first, Parthiv Patel played a good knock of 53 runs and was supported by AB de Villiers, Nath and Moeen Ali to give a target of 162. Defending the target, Dale Steyn and Umesh Yadav bowled brilliant opening spells taking two scalps each and were supported by Chahal and Saini to provide a 1-run win to the team. RCB will be determined to continue the winning momentum and get another victory defeating Kings XI Punjab.
Kings XI Punjab is fifth on the points table with five wins and five losses. They lost their last match against Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets. Batting first, Universal Boss Chris Gayle played another attacking knock of 69 runs in 37 balls to give a target of 164 to DC. Mandeep Singh and Harpreet Brar also played handy cameos. Defending the target, Pace duo of Viljoen and Shami bowled well with former taking two scalps but could not defend the target for their team. KXIP will hope to bring some consistency and put their best effort in remaining four matches to book their slot in playoffs.
A good match can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
RCB vs KXIP, 42nd T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
24th April, 08:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 158
Average 2nd innings score: 147
Pitch is expected to be batting friendly. Spinners and new ball pacers may find some support from pitch.
Matches won batting first: 03
Matches won bowling first: 06
Head to Head:
Matches played: 23
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 11
Kings XI Punjab: 12
Matches played in Bengaluru: 10
Virat Kohli (c), Parthiv Patel, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh, Akshdeep Nath, Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme, Shivam Dube, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Prayas Ray Barman, Heinrich Klaasen, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, Dale Steyn.
Ravi Ashwin (c), Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Varun Chakravarthi, PrabhSimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
RCB are unlikely to tinker winning combination. However, allrounder Shivam Dube can be a better replacement for Akshdeep Nath.
Moeen Ali is likely to play his last encounter with RCB before leaving for England.
Virat Kohli will open the innings along with Parthiv Patel. Ab De Villiers, M Stoinis, Moeen Ali and Akshdeep Nath will strengthen the middle order.
M Stoinis and Moeen Ali will play the role of an allrounder. Pawan Negi and Dale Steyn can also do big hitting.
Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini and Umesh Yadav will lead the pace attack along with Marcus Stoinis while Yuzi Chahal and Negi will be the key spinners along with Moeen Ali.
Kings XI Punjab:
Punjab have few injury concerns for Mujeeb, Moises Henriques and Varun Chakravarthy. Mujeeb has started practising but is unlikely to feature tomorrow.
Arshdeep Singh is likely to replace Harpreet Brar in the playing XI.
Nicholas Pooran or Sarfaraz Khan can also get a game in place of under-performing Sam Curran or Miller.
Chris Gayle and KL Rahul are likely to open the innings. Mayank Agarwal, D Miller and Mandeep Singh will follow them.
Ravi Ashwin and Sam Curran will play the role of an allrounder.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Murugan Ashwin will lead the spin attack while M Shami and Hardus Viljoen will be the key pacers.
Probable Playing XI:
Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (c), AB De Villiers, Moeen Ali, M Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath/Shivam Dube, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.
KL Rahul (wk), C Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran/N Pooran/Sarfaraz Khan, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Arshdeep Singh/Harpreet Brar, H Viljoen, Murugan Ashwin, M Shami.
RCB vs KXIP Dream11 Team Prediction:
KL Rahul/P Patel (wk)
V Kohli (c)
AB de Villiers
Chris Gayle (vc)
M Shami/Dale Steyn
C and Vc Choices: V Kohli, Moeen Ali, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, KL Rahul.
AB de Villiers
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