In a mouth-watering contest, Royal Challengers Bangalore will host Kolkata Knight Riders at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on April 5. Two of the most followed sides in the league will make it a spectacle to watch. Keep reading to find out the IPL 2019 RCB vs KKR Match 17 Prediction.
The visitors have won 2 out of 3 games so far. Their only loss came against Delhi Capitals in which the latter won in the Super Over. Andre Russell has been the superstar for KKR so far. His batting and bowling have proved to be a big asset. Dinesh Karthik & Co. have emerged a strong force this season.
On the other hand, RCB has had a terrible time so far. They have lost all the 4 matches. What worries more about that record is that each time the oppositions have inflicted comprehensive victories against them. Virat Kohli and his men are in dire need of a victory at this stage.
Here is our IPL 2019 RCB vs KKR Match 17 Prediction
Case1: If Royal Challengers Bangalore bat first
First Innings score prediction: 170-180
Result prediction: KKR will win the match by 5 wickets
Case2: If Kolkata Knight Riders bat first
First Innings score prediction: 190-200
Result prediction: KKR will win the match by more than 20 runs
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Head to head record
Total Matches: 23, RCB won: 9, KKR won: 14
Venue Stats (IPL)
|Venue Stats – IPL|
|Matches won batting first||31|
|Matches won bowling first||40|
|Average 1st Inns scores||169|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||149|
|Highest total recorded||263/5 (20 Ov) by RCB vs PWI|
|Lowest total recorded||82/10 (15.1 Ov) by RCB vs KKR|
|Highest score chased||207/5 (19.4 Ov) by CSK vs RCB|
|Lowest score defended||106/2 (8 Ov) by RCB vs CSK|
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Umesh Yadav, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Akshdeep Nath, Marcus Stoinis, Navdeep Saini
Kolkata Knight Riders
Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik(wk & c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna
IPL 2019 RCB vs KKR Match 17 Prediction: It’s time RCB wins a game this season but it’s going to be extremely difficult against KKR. The surface in Bengaluru might assist the visitors more than the hosts.
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