Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore performed well so far this season of the Dream 11 Indian Premier League. He had played a total of six matches with four wins to his name. They had lost two matches and are ranked fourth in the points table. They are making a comeback in their recent match with a convincing margin of 37 runs over Chennai Super Kings.His batting order performed well overall. He scored 169 runs in his 20-over innings.
The good thing about his batting was that he scored 64 runs in the last four overs of his innings. Captain Virat Kohli was the most successful and highest run-scorer for his side who scored 90 (52) and was not dismissed till the end of his innings. He hit four fours and equally big sixes. Devdutt Padikkal also did well in the previous match. He made 33 (34) with the help of two fours and a six. Washington Sundar had 10 runs to his name while Shivam Dubey was out for 22 (14) and hit two fours and a six. RCB’s two leading batsmen Aaron Finch and AB de Villiers failed to put some runs on the board in the last match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore won the previous match due to the best performance by their bowling unit. He defended the target of 170 runs and scored 132 runs in the innings of 20 overs.Chris Morris, playing his first match of the tournament, was the most successful and most wicket taker for his side, taking three wickets for just 19 runs from his four overs.
Washington Sundar also performed brilliantly with the ball. He took two wickets in his three overs, while he scored 16 runs. Isru Udana took one wicket in his four overs, while 30 runs were taken from him. Yuzvendra Chahal also picked up a wicket for 35 runs in his four overs. Navdeep Saini and Shivam Dubey were bowlers who failed to take any wickets in the last match. RCB broke their tradition at the end of the points table this year and are on track to win this season.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders performed better in this season of IPL as compared to the previous season. He won four matches in four games and lost two. They are ranked third in the IPL 2020 points table. He won his most recent match against Kings XI Punjab by a margin of just two runs. He was nowhere in the match in the second innings but his performance in the last over was good and he managed to win the match.
His batting order performance in that match was average. He scored 164 runs in his 20-over innings. Captain Dinesh Karthik was the most successful and highest run-scorer for his side, scoring 58 (29) with the help of eight fours and two sixes. Shubman Gill was the second batsman from KKR to score some big runs on the board. He scored 57 (47) and hit five fours. Eoin Morgan could score 24 runs. No other batsman could register his side in double-figure. Andre Russell and Pat Cummins scored five each while Nitish Rana scored just two runs.
The bowling unit of Kolkata Knight Riders failed to deliver their outstanding performance in the last match, but defended the target of 165 runs and scored 162 runs in 20 overs. He was the most successful and highest run-scorer for his side, taking three wickets for 29 runs in his four overs. Sunil Narayan also had a good performance with the ball in the last match. He took two wickets in his four overs, while 28 runs were taken from him. No other bowler from his side could manage to take any wicket. Kamlesh Nagerkoti was the most expensive bowler for him, scoring 40 runs in his four overs and bowling. Pat Cummins was charged with 29 runs in his four overs, while Varun Chakraborty scored 27 runs in four overs. Nitish Rana was charged with giving seven runs in an over.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore is an overall stronger team than Kolkata Knight Riders