Riding excessive on confidence after their comfy 37-run win over arch-rivals however struggling Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) tackle Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the 28th IPL match on Monday.
Both groups are coming after a win as KKR, too, had pipped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) merely by two runs in an exciting contest on Saturday.
As each the perimeters conflict within the ultimate match of the primary half of the match, let’s check out among the key stats:
Head to Head: Both the perimeters have contested in 24 Indian Premier League matches to date, with Knight Riders profitable in 14. Batting first, nonetheless, the KKR take an enormous 7-1 lead over RCB in head-to-head clashes.
At the venue: The solely match between each the perimeters within the UAE, by the way, additionally occurred in Sharjah, which would be the venue for tonight’s sport. The Knight Riders had registered a 3-wicket victory in a low-scoring thriller which went to the final ball.
– Virat Kohli has scored 99 runs in 94 deliveries towards Sunil Narine, whereas the spinner has dismissed him twice within the Indian Premier League to date. The contest would be the main deal with the night time as each are turning deadly for his or her sides because the match progresses.
– Andre Russell loves batting towards the RCB. He enjoys an unbelievable strike-fee of 227.46 towards the aspect, raking up 323 runs in 9 matches towards the aspect. His potential absence (as a result of harm in KKR’s final sport) might be an enormous blow for the Knight Riders.
– Among bowlers who’ve bowled greater than 5 overs within the match to date, RCB’s Washington Sundar has one of the best economic system fee (4.89).