Faf du Plessis’s Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Nitish Rana’s Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 36 of Indian Premier League 2023 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Wednesday, 26 April 2023. Keep reading to find out IPL 2023 Match 36 RCB vs KKR Match Prediction.
Kolkata Knight Riders have won only two games this season. One of those victories had come against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens. KKR had scored 204 runs batting first and RCB could muster just 123 in reply. The 81 runs defeat remains the biggest margin of defeat by runs this season.
However, KKR could win only one match after that. They are on a four match losing streak currently. On the flip side, RCB have won four out of seven matches so far. They would be looking to take revenge for the humiliating loss in Kolkata.
RCB vs KKR Head to Head
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for RCB vs KKR today match prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders?
Total Matches Played: 31
Royal Challengers Bangalore Won: 14
Kolkata Knight Riders Won: 17
No Result: 0
Most of the matches in Bengaluru have been high-scoring this season. Another batting-friendly strip is expected for this contest. The spinners, however, would start to become effective as the season reaches midway.
The maximum temperature in Bengaluru on Wednesday would be 32°C while the humidity would be around 61%. There is no chance of rain.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XIs:
RCB earned a hard-fought victory against RR in their previous match. It was also at home just like this one. So, they could stick to the same combination.
KKR made quite a few changes for their previous match against CSK. But the match was on a turning track in Chennai. For this match, they would have to reduce the number of spinners. The pacers like Shardul Thakur and Lockie Ferguson could be slotted back in.
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders for the IPL 2023 Match 36
Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted Playing XI:
Virat Kohli (c), Faf du Plessis <> Harshal Patel, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Suyash Prabhudessai, David Willey, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI:
* <> indicates Impact Player replacement
Probable Best Batter
Virat Kohli didn’t have a memorable outing with the bat in the last game. He would look to make amends this time around. For the kind of form he has been in, the RCB opener could be in for another big score.
Probable Best Bowler
Mohammed Siraj has been the best bowler for RCB this season. He is picking up wickets with the new ball and whenever necessary, he comes back to break partnerships. Once again, the franchise would rely on him to deliver the goods.
Here is Our IPL 2023 Match 36 RCB vs KKR Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Match 36 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Royal Challengers Bangalore bat first
First Innings score prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will score 200-210
Result prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will win the match by 5-15 runs
Case2: If Kolkata Knight Riders bat first
First Innings score prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will score 180-190
Result prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will win the match by 5 wickets
RCB vs KKR Today’s Match Prediction: It could be another high-scoring thriller in Bengaluru. The home team could end up on the winning side as the opposition has faltered in crucial moments.
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