Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Will Virat Kohli’s boys be eliminated?

Oct 11, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

This is the fifth time when Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)...

...will be seen clashing with each other this season. The match will take place in UAE on Monday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

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Both the teams have locked horns 29 times out of which RCB dominated with...

...with 16 match wins while KKR won 13 matches.

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In UAE, both the teams have secured two wins under their names, so far.

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KKR, in April, won only two matches out of seven.

In UAE, the team has made a comeback with five wins out of seven.

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RCB, on the other hand, has been a consistent team securing five wins out of seven matches in UAE.

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RCB is currently placed at the third position while KKR stands fourth on the table.

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These are some key players to watch out for in today’s match —

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Eoin Morgan

The captain of KKR has amassed 124 runs in 14 matches with a strike rate of 102.47.

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Virat Kohli

Captain of RCB has 366 runs so far under his belt, in this season, from 14 matches with a strike rate of 199.60.

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Shubham Gill

The 20-year old opener of KKR, who made his debut in 2018, has hammered 352 runs from 14 matches with a strike rate of 119.32.

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AB de Villiers

Known as the ‘360 degree batsman’, he has maintained his good track record so far by scoring 302 runs from 14 matches with an average of 33.55 for RCB.

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Sunil Narine

The left-handed off-spinner has taken 10 wickets so far from 11 matches this season with a strike rate of 26.40 for KKR.

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Devdutt Padikkal

The left-handed batsman who made his debut in 2020 has maintained his excellent track record this year as well by scoring 390 runs in 12 matches with an average of 32.50 for RCB.

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