RCB vs KKR Dream11 Prediction:Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Best Dream11 Team


RCB vs KKR Dream11 Team. Probable Playing XI, Toss, Pitch and Match Preview. High flying RCB take on KKR in the 10th match of the Vivo IPL 2021.


Royal Challengers Bangalore


RCB have got their basics right in the first two matches and as a result have enjoyed success. Riding on top of the table RCB would be worried about the Russell downpour, the Jamaican all-rounder has scored 339 runs in 152 balls at an average of 48.4 and a strike rate of 223 against them. The other concern for RCB is that Yuzi Chahal has been wicket less so far this season. Daniel Sams has resumed training and is available for selection.


Kolkata Knight Riders


After crumbling midway against MI, KKR need to find the right combination of death bowlers and the middle order batsmen need to be in the right frame of mind. KKR must continue using their spinners in the power play. Since it’s a day game there will be no dew factor involved. As seen in the previous games the Chennai wicket has been conducive for spinners.


Pitch Condition and Toss


Since it’s a day game the dew factor is out of question. We have seen that the ball has been gripping especially when bowler’s role their fingers. Side winning the toss must bat first just to avoid the slowness of the wicket as the match progresses. Looking at the batting depth the two teams have 170 looks to be a par score.


Probable Playing XI


Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli ©, Devdutt Padikkal, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wk), Dan Christian/Daniel Sams, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj and Yuzi Chahal


Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubhman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan ©, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Shakib Al-Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna and Varun Chakravarthi


Match Detail


Match No 10: Indian Premier League


Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Date & Time: 18th April 2021, Sunday – 7:30 PM IST


Pivotal Players


Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers

Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Andre Russell and Eoin Morgan


Clean Hitters


Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers (IPL 2021)

Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi and Dinesh Karthik (IPL 2021)


Death Over Bowlers


Royal Challengers Bangalore: Harshal Patel and Kyle Jamieson

Kolkata Kinght Riders: Andre Russell, Pat Cummins and Prasidh Krishna


Most Runs in IPL 2021


Royal Challengers Bangalore: Glenn Maxwell (98) and Virat Kohli (66)

Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana (137) and Rahul Tripathi (58)


RCB vs KKR Dream11 Wicket Keepers


AB de Villiers is my wicket keeper batsman for the blazing form he is in. De Villiers has been hammering the bowlers at a strike rate of 153.12. I have chosen him over Karthik as the KKR keeper bats much lower down the order.


RCB vs KKR Dream11 Batsman


Nitish Rana is my first-choice batsman walking into this game. Rana has been fearless and aggressive opening the innings for KKR. In the first two matches Rana has provided an excellent start striking the ball over 130. Virat Kohli is my second batsman in the team. The RCB skipper is 56 runs short of achieving 6000 run mark in IPL. Kohli has an incredible record against KKR, since 2018 he averages more than 50 and has scored at a strike rate of 146. Rahul Tripathi is my 3rd batsman for his ability to score quick runs. I have selected him over Eoin Morgan and Devdutt Padikkal.


RCB vs KKR Dream11 All-Rounders


I have invested heavily in the All-Rounders category. Especially after understanding the nature of the wicket, I feel utility players are the once who collectively utilise their skills to perform. Andre Russell is my first choice for the bowling form he has been in. Russell has picked up 18 wickets against RCB since 2018. Glenn Maxwell who seems to be rejuvenated after he moved to RCB. Maxwell has been in excellent form and has been giving it back to the bowlers by striking them at a massive strike rate of 142. Shahbaz Ahmed who picked up 3 wickets in the last game is my third all-rounder, who also bats higher up the order. My fourth choice is Shakib Al-Hasan who can be tricky on this wicket. Just in case Sunil Narine replaces him in this match I would switch over to Narine.


RCB vs KKR Dream11 Bowlers


Harshal Patel is my first-choice bowler for the form he has been since the start of this season. Patel currently is the leading wicket taker and the Purple Cap holder. Patel’s variations especially during the death overs have proved lethal. Pat Cummins is my second bowler; Cummins has the experience and the abilities to not only bowl consistently but also to pick up wickets during the death overs. Prasidh Krishna is my third bowler who also bowls in the death overs and can deceive the batsman with his variations.


RCB vs KKR Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain


Captain: Virat Kohli and Andre Russell

Vice-Captain: Harshal Patel and Nitish Rana


Fantasy League Disclaimer


All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players. Pictures used in this post are the courtesy of the respective official Instagram handles of teams and players and are for representational purposes only.


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