IPL 2020 Match 39- Kolkata vs. Bangalore Predictions, Fantasy picks, and Probable XI
Kolkata Knight Riders face off against Royal Challengers Bangalore today October 21, 2020, in the 39th match of IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
There's only a two point difference between these two teams with RCB in the third position in the points table with 12 points and KKR just behind in the 4th position with 10 points. Let's take a look at the Fantasy picks, predictions, and probable XI for this game.
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Young Shubman Gill is Kolkata Kinght Riders' batsman to look out for. This young lad can paly some match-winning knocks. In 9 matches this season, he has score 311 runs at a strike rate of 113.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Virat Kohli is called the run-machine for all the right reasons. Even though he had a slow start at the beginning of this season, he has scored 347 runs in 9 matches at a strike rate of 127. Virat and AB de Villers are two of RCB's best batsmen. AB de Villers absolutely tore through the Rajasthan Royals bowling lineup in RCB's last match scoring 53 runs off 22 balls. Last time KKR met RCB, Devillers scored 73 runs off 33 balls. He has scored 285 runs in 9 matches and boasts a strike rate of 190.
Eoin Morgan KKR's captain and in-form batsman will be a force to be reckoned with. He brings experience to the team and he himself can play some big knocks. He has scored 248 runs in 9 matches at a strike rate of 132.
Although Isuru Udana has 7 wickets under his belt in 7 matches, he is proving to be an expensive bowler with an economy rate of over 10.
RCB's highest wicket taker Yuzvendra Chahal spins magic with every ball. Inclusion of Chris Morris has also benefit RCB a lot. Lockie Ferguson played his first match of the season against SRH and scalped 3 wickets. Everyone knows what he is capable of and he will be the bowler to watch out for.
Predictions, My XI, and Probable XI
As far as Fantasy Prediction goes, RCB might take this one away with Virat and AB being in top form.
My XI– Virat Kohli (Captain), AB de Villiers (Vice-Captain), Subhman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan, Aaron Finch, Rahul Tripathi.
Probable XI (KKR)- Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Andre Russell/Chris Green, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy.
Probable XI (RCB)- Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Shahbaz Ahmed, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal