Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders had a good run in the Indian Premier League so far. He played a total of nine matches, winning five of them. They lost four matches and were placed 4th in the points table. They are coming into this match on the back of a landslide win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their most recent match which was decided via Super Over.
He scored 163 runs in his 20-over innings. For them, Shubman Gill was the highest run-scorer who scored 36 runs and faced 37 balls and hit five fours during his innings. Captain Eoin Morgan also performed well with the bat. He scored 34 runs off 23 balls with the help of three fours and a six. Dinesh Karthik scored 29 not out, while he hit two fours and as many sixes. Nitish Rana also had 29 runs to his name. Rahul Tripathi managed to score 23 runs while Andre Russell had just nine runs to his name.
The performance of the bowling unit of Kolkata Knight Riders was outstanding in the previous match. He defended the target of 164 runs and leaked 163 runs in his 20-over innings. He used six bowlers in that match and Lockie Ferguson, who was playing in his first match of the Indian Premier League 2020, had a great performance.
He also took two wickets in the super over while he leaked just two runs. Pat Cummins also had a good run with the ball in the previous match and took one wicket for 28 runs in his four overs. Shivam Mavi took one wicket in his three overs while scoring 34 runs. Varun Chakraborty was the second bowler from KKR to take a wicket in his four overs, while taking 32 runs from him. Andre Russell and Kuldeep Yadav were bowlers who failed to take any wickets in the previous match. KKR are doing well but they will have to improve their batting and bowling unit in the upcoming matches to qualify for the playoffs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore is performing brilliantly in this tournament of IPL T2020 and you know it is happening after five years. The last time he qualified for the playoffs was in 2014. He has played a total of nine matches so far and has won six. They had lost three matches and were ranked third in the points table. He won his most recent match against Rajasthan Royals by a big margin of seven wickets.
Six bowlers were used by RCB in that match and Chris Morris was the only successful bowler for them, taking four wickets for 26 runs in their four overs. Yuzvendra Chahal was the second bowler from his side who performed brilliantly with the ball. He took two wickets in his four overs, while he scored 34 runs. Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Isuru Udana and Shahbaz Ahmed were the bowlers who failed to take any wickets in the previous match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore won the previous match due to the excellent performance of their batting order. He followed the board’s target of 178 runs in 19.4 overs. Almost all the batsmen put some runs on the board from RCB. AB de Villiers once again performed brilliantly with the bat in the last match. He was not out after scoring 55 runs. He faced 22 balls and hit a four and six huge sixes during his innings. Captain Virat Kohli is in good form and he continued his form in the last match.
He was the second highest run-scorer for his side, scoring 43 runs off 32 balls with the help of a four and two sixes. Devdutt Padikkal scored 35 runs while Aaron Finch scored 14 runs. Gurkirat Singh Mann was not out after scoring 19 runs. RCB’s batting order is not only strong, but it is in excellent form and scoring consistently. RCB’s main weakness was bowling in the past and we have seen some previous matches of this tournament as well. RCB’s management should look at the bowling performance and improve it so that they can continue their winning routines in the upcoming crucial matches.
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