Kolkata Knight Riders will host Royal Challengers Bangalore tomorrow at their home ground at Eden Garden. The first meeting had an eye-catching innings so far in this IPL. Yes, Russell storm blows Royal Challengers Bangalore in their home. Here we discuss Who will win Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore?

Match Info:

In this rivalry week, Royal Challengers Bangalore may come to Kolkata to take revenge for the first game. The match will host at Eden Garden, Kolkata on 18th April at 8: 00 PM local time.

If Kolkata Knight Rider bat first:

The opener partnership of Kolkata Knights Riders nominated for IPL best opener partnership. Though Sunil Narine is behind Chris Lynn. But the middle order very bad to watch every time. Unless Andre Russell no one successful at the middle. Shubhman Gill is good. Nitish Rana well but not enough. A strategy has been found against Robin Utthapa while this trick will work for him. That is why he was failing every day. If Kolkata touches 180 runs then Kolkata could win the match. Because Kolkata Knight bowling is more positive than Royal Challengers Bangalore.

If Royal Challengers Bangalore:

It’s the only team where you can ask any question for any department. Nothing is going to Royal Challengers Bangalore favour. Though Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers shining ore get their first win against Kings XI Punjab. Then again Royal Challengers Bangalore lost against Mumbai Indians due to bad bowling performance. It’s hard to tell them how the ratio has to win the match. Because in the last meeting RCB touches 200+ runs but failed to defend it. So it’s very hard to make any predictions for this team. Though If Royal Challengers Bangalore will score 190+ runs then it will be very competitive.

Stats (according to the previous record):

  • Andre Russell 48 runs off 13 balls seal the win.
  • Virat Kohli scores 85 runs in just 49 in the first match against Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • AB De Villiers also 63 runs off 32 balls, so he may continue this form against Kolkata Knights Riders.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal can change the game. Only he gives so much trust to Royal Challengers Bangalore campaign.
  • Chris Lynn has just got his form before he starts the match, he was very positive against mighty Chennai Super Kings.

Team News:

  • Andre Russell could be missing the game due to injury Carlos Brathwaite may take his place.
  • Dale Steyn will play tomorrow to boost up the bowling attack.

Conclusion: Who will win Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Kolkata started phenomenally but last three lost their control. May Kolkata Knight Riders finding a positive win. Hope it will come tomorrow. They are willing to win to improve the position in point table towards playoffs qualify. In the other Royal Challengers Bangalore will fight for respect. But Kolkata Knight Riders have more chances to win the match.