RCB vs KKR Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for IPL 2021 Match 10

Published on: Apr 18, 2021 8:30 am IST|Updated on: Apr 18, 2021 10:26 am IST

RCB vs KKR Dream11

RCB vs KKR IPL 2021: It is time for the first doubleheader day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season wherein the first match, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be facing the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 18. The Virat Kohli-led RCB side has had a fabulous start to their IPL 2021 campaign with two brilliant wins over Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders did win their first match against Hyderabad but then ended up conceding a heartening defeat to Mumbai in their previous game. However, on a turning Chepauk wicket, there will be many exciting players in action in this RCB vs KKR clash.

RCB vs KKR Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

1. Glenn Maxwell

For the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Aussie big-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell has been the best pick with the bat in this tournament so far. While coming with a huge price-tag pressure, Maxwell played an impressive and mature knock of 59 runs off 41 balls that included 5 fours and 3 sixes on a tough Chepauk wicket against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last match. He was adjudged the Man of the Match for his sensational innings. Maxwell also scored a crucial 39 off 28 balls in the first match against Mumbai Indians.

Glenn Maxwell in IPL 2021
Matches: 2
Runs: 98
Avg: 49
SR: 142.03
50: 1

2. Nitish Rana

Kolkata Knight Riders’ opening batsman Nitish Rana has looked in a remarkable form in the first two matches of IPL 2021. Rana played an excellent innings of 80 runs off 56 balls that consisted of 9 fours and 4 sixes against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. The left-hander notched up his second fifty in this tournament in the very next game against Mumbai Indians scoring 57 runs off 47 balls. He is currently the leading run-getter in this competition with a tally of 137 runs in 2 matches.

Nitish Rana in IPL 2021
Matches: 2
Runs: 137
Avg: 68.50
SR: 133.01
50: 2

3. Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli has got some valuable starts in both the games so far in IPL 2021 but he is yet to convert them into a big knock. However, this could well be the big moment for Kohli in this edition of the IPL as he has a fantastic record against Kolkata Knight Riders in the tournament history. In 23 matches, Kohli has amassed a total of 725 runs at an average of 40.3 that includes 5 fifties and 1 hundred.

Virat Kohli vs KKR in IPL
Matches: 23
Runs: 725
Avg: 40.3
SR: 130.2
50: 5
100: 1

Related: WATCH- ANGRY Virat Kohli Smashes the CHAIR in RCB vs SRH

4. Andre Russell

Kolkata Knight Riders big-hitting all-rounder Andre Russell is yet to fire with the bat this season but he has been superb with the ball in both the matches. Russell recorded his career-best IPL figures in the last match against Mumbai Indians taking his maiden five-wicket haul and gave away just 15 runs. He also bowled impressively well against Hyderabad at the death to power KKR to an amazing win. If he can regain his sensational abilities with the bat, Russell could be unstoppable in this IPL.

Andre Russell in IPL 2021
Matches: 2
Wickets: 6
Avg: 7.83
Eco: 9.40


5. Harshal Patel

Right-arm pacer Harshal Patel has surely been the top-performer for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in this competition so far. In the season opener, Harshal became the first-ever bowler to pick up a five-wicket haul against the Mumbai Indians where he recorded stunning figures of 5 for 27. While holding his nerves, he bowled a fabulous last over to guide RCB to an amazing win in the previous match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Related: WATCH Harshal Patel bags Three Wickets in Four Balls

Harshal Patel in IPL 2021
Matches: 2
Wickets: 7
Avg: 7.43
Eco: 6.50

Related: Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa available for RCB vs KKR clash?

RCB vs KKR IPL 2021 Match Day

The Royal Challengers Bangalore are likely to retain the same winning combination in this match. However, their overseas duo of Kane Richardson and Adam Zampa have completed their quarantine period and will be available for this game. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders are also likely to go unchanged in this game.

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