Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore at Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad, in the 30th Match of the Indian Premier League 2021 on Monday 3rd May 2021 at 7:30 PM (IST). Keep reading to find out KKR vs RCB Match Prediction Who Will Win Today’s IPL 2021 Match 30.
This is the second time these two teams will take on each other in this edition of the tournament. Previously, they had met in Chennai. Batting first, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored a massive 204/4 in 20 overs. Courtesy of 70s from Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers, RCB became the only team to score in excess of 200 at the Chepauk.
Kolkata Knight Riders fell short of the target by 38 runs as they were hardly in with a chance of winning. Since then, the fortunes of the two teams have gone in different directions. RCB has won 5 out of 7 matches while in the same number of games, KKR has won only 2.
Squads of both teams
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad:
Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Ben Cutting, Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Sheldon Jackson, Tim Seifert, Harbhajan Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Pawan Negi, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, Eoin Morgan, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Karun Nair, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad:
Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Adam Zampa, Daniel Christian, Daniel Sams, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell, Harshal Patel, Joshua Philippe, Kane Richardson, KS Bharat, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal
Kolkata Knight Riders News
After a string of losses, KKR’s coach Brendon McCullum expressed his disappointment over the top order not showing intent. He hinted at change in personnel and we could see some fresh faces coming in for this contest.
Royal Challengers Bangalore News
The franchise recently announced that it will sport a blue jersey in one of the upcoming matches to pay respect to the frontline workers who have been serving the Covid-19 patients wearing PPE kits for more than a year. Those jerseys would then be auctioned to raise funds to help in the Oxygen crisis in the country.
KKR vs RCB Head to Head Records
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for KKR vs RCB today’s match prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore?
Total Matches Played 27
Kolkata Knight Riders Won 14
Royal Challengers Bangalore Won 13
No Result 0
Ahmedabad’s pitches have been the trickiest ones so far. At times, the batsmen have been able to score runs without much discomfort. The bowlers also have been able to extract some bounce as well as spin. That uncertainty is expected to stay for this contest.
On Monday, the maximum temperature in Ahmedabad would be 42°C. The humidity would be around 21% with absolutely no chance of rain.
KKR vs RCB Predicted Playing XIs:
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore for the IPL 2021 match 30
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI:
Tim Seifert/Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill/Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti/Shivam Mavi
Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Sheldon Jackson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Pawan Negi, Sandeep Warrier, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair
Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted Playing XI:
Adam Zampa, Daniel Christian, Joshua Philippe, Kane Richardson, KS Bharat,Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Sachin Baby, Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Washington Sundar
KKR vs RCB Toss Prediction
The toss would be another tricky thing in the game. Two matches have been won by the team batting first while the other two were won by the chasing team. But in all four matches, the captain chose to field after winning the toss. This could be the case once again.
Here is Our IPL 2021 KKR vs RCB Match Prediction
Here are the cases for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Today Match Prediction. Check out who will win today’s IPL Match 30 KKR vs RCB:
Case1: If Kolkata Knight Riders bat first
First Innings score prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will score 155-165
Result prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will win the match by 6 wickets
Case2: If Royal Challengers Bangalore bat first
First Innings score prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will score 170-180
Result prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will win the match by 10-20 runs
Today’s Match Prediction
KKR vs RCB Match Prediction: Going by the recent form of the two teams, RCB looks in much better shape. KKR’s approach has come under the scanner while the RCB line-up has plenty of firepower. So, Virat Kohli and his men would go into this game with an edge.
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