Royal Challengers Banglore lost seven out of their eight games in this season and became dependant on mathematical calculations in order to enter into playoffs. Today they were going to face Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens.
Kolkata Knight Riders will face Royal Challengers for the match 35 in VIVO IPL 2019 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Kolkata Knight Riders droop at the sixth spot but have a chance to make it for the next round where they lost the three matches and KKR bet Challengers in their last five meetings and both the teams were hoping to get back winning against their schedules.
The Kolkata Knight Riders may not change their team where Andre Russell received a blow on his neck and walked away. Narine and Lynn would open the batting with Robin Uthappa and Nitish Rana at three and four. But there are chances of making keeping on Gill and Karthik. Spinners Narine, Kuldeep and Chawla to step up.
Royal Challengers had nothing to lose and with the Dale Steyn in the mix and hoping for the change in the next matches. Navdeep Saini, apart from him the other pacers especially Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Siraj have been unsystematic. Virat Kohli and ab De Villiers will open bating.
The probable eleven players for Kolkata Knight Riders was Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (C & wk), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Harry Gurney, Prasidh Krishna.
The probable elven players for Royal Challengers was Parthiv Patel (WK), Virat Kohli (C), AB De Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, two out of Umesh Yadav/Mohammed Siraj/Dale Steyn/Kulwant Khejroliya.