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RCB vs KKR T20 IPL 2018 Match 29 Prediction

Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Kolkata Knight Riders for the 29th Match of Indian Premier League 2018. Dream11 Grand League team for RCB Vs KKR 29th match of IPL 2018 is given by our experts with all key stats.

PITCH CONDITIONS:

Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Venue Stats – IPL

Total matches 71
Matches won batting first 28
Matches won bowling first 39
Average 1st Inns scores 169
Average 2nd Inns scores 147
Highest total recorded 263/5 (20 Ov) by RCB vs PWI
Lowest total recorded 82/10 (15.1 Ov) by RCB vs KKR
Highest score chased 207/5 (19.4 Ov) by CSK vs RCB
Lowest score defended 106/2 (8 Ov) by RCB vs CSK

Team News:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

  • Royal Challengers will likely look at ringing in a few changes on the bowling front after failing to defend a 200-plus total against Chennai Super Kings. Left-arm pacer Kulwant Khejroliya, who hasn’t played since their third match, against Rajasthan Royals, had an extended spell at practice.
  • Navdeep Saini was expected to come in place of Mohammed Siraj.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • One of Prasidh Krishna or Vinay Kumar will be come for Shivam Mavi.
  • KKR can bring back Tom Curran In place of Johnson.

SQUAD:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Brendon McCullum, Quinton de Kock(w), Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Chris Woakes, Kulwant Khejroliya, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sarfaraz Khan, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Manan Vohra, Aniket Choudhary, Navdeep Saini, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj, Corey Anderson, Parthiv Patel, Aniruddha Joshi, Pavan Deshpande, Tim Southee

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Tom Curran, Piyush Chawla, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Mitchell Johnson, Ishank Jaggi, Prasidh Krishna, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport, Javon Searles

EXPECTED 11:

Royal Challengers Bangalore: 1 Quinton de Kock (wk), 2 Manan Vohra, 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 AB de Villiers, 5 Mandeep Singh, 6 Colin de Grandhomme, 7 Pawan Negi, 8 Washington Sundar, 9 Tim Southee, 10 Umesh Yadav, 11 Yuzvendra Chahal

Kolkata Knight Riders: 1 Chris Lynn, 2 Sunil Narine, 3 Robin Uthappa, 4 Nitish Rana, 5 Dinesh Karthik (capt, wk), 6 Andre Russell, 7 Shubman Gill, 8 Piyush Chawla, 9 Mitchell Johnson, 10 Kuldeep Yadav, 11 Shivam Mavi

Fantasy pick

After their struggles against Super Kings, it’s a good time to bank on some untested death bowlers for Royal Challengers, such as Tim Southee, who joined the team late, after missing the first few games due to an illness. In T20s since 2015, Southee has taken 52 wickets, 18 of which have come in the death overs.

Trivia

In the previous match between these two teams, Nitish Rana dismissed Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers off consecutive deliveries.

KKR’s opening partnerships this season: 16, 19, 16, 7, 1, 6 & 19. Average – 12.00.

RCB have leaked the most runs through boundaries this season; they’ve conceded 64.57% runs through boundaries.

KKR have the highest boundary percentage with the bat this season; they’ve scored 64% of their runs through boundaries this season.

Virat Kohli has a strike-rate of 92.53 against Sunil Narine, while AB de Villiers has a strike-rate of 97.82 against Piyush Chawla.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Kolkata Knight Riders for the 29th Match of Indian Premier League 2018. Dream11 Grand League team for RCB Vs KKR 29th match of IPL 2018 is given by our experts with all key stats.
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