The Indian Premier League will see a game being played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab in the regular season on Wednesday.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a terrible start to their season but have managed to win the last two games for some reason. The team is finally looking like a side who deserves to be in the IPL. Captain Virat Kohli is fired up and he will be looking to prove all his doubters wrong. Only four games are remaining for this team in the campaign and he is now a man on a mission to garner some much-needed momentum before the grand event.
Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab are in the fifth spot in the league and are just need to make up one place to get in the playoffs. They have an even record so far in the IPL season 12, and the only thing left is to focus on their middle order and bowling. The franchise has the potential to do some wonders this tournament, and they will be looking to make the most of this opportunity to make a mark.
Venue – M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, India
Date & Time – 24th April | 8:00 PM IST
RCB vs KXIP Dotball Team News
This pitch is batting friendly pitch with a small ground and is known for high-voltage encounters with big runs on the board.
The Squads –
Royal Challengers Bangalore –
Parthiv Patel, AB de Villiers, Tim Southee, Virat Kohli (c), Umesh Yadav, Moeen Ali, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Yuzvendra Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Akshdeep Nath, Milind Kumar, Marcus Stoinis, Navdeep Saini, Shimron Hetmyer, Heinrich Klaasen, Himmat Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Kulwant Khejroliya, Devdutt Padikkal, Prayas Barman
Kings XI Punjab –
Lokesh Rahul, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Varun Chakravarthy, Hardus Viljoen, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Chris Gayle, Moises Henriques, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Simran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Ankit Rajpoot, Andrew Tye, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Agnivesh Ayachi, Darshan Nalkande, Arshdeep Singh, Karun Nair, Sam Curran, Harpreet Brar
Royal Challengers Bangalore –Parthiv Patel (WK), Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Akshdeep Nath, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini
Kings XI Punjab –KL Rahul (WK), C Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh/Harpreet Brar, Hardus Viljoen, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami
Key Players –
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Virat Kohli | AB de Villiers | Yuzvendra Chahal
Kings XI Punjab – KL Rahul | Chris Gayle | Mohammad Shami