Royal Challengers Bangalore is all set to face Kolkata Knight Riders (RCB vs KKR) in IPL on 30th April 2022. KKR started on a great note by beating CSK whereas RCB lost their first match against PKBS.
Let’s have a look at the Match preview, prediction and Fantasy XI of RCB vs KKR.
RCB vs KKR: Match Preview
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
KKR did well both bat and ball in hand against CSK on their first day. The bowlers kept a strong check on CSK batters and they could muster 131. Later, the batters went about their business and finished the match very smooth. Shreyas Iyer was smart on his captaincy debut for KKR. His bowling changes really helped the team vouch for victory.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
RCB lost the first match against PBKS and they would be very desperate for a comeback. The batting side was on point but the bowling side was a little bit off. The team couldn’t defend 206. Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, and Wanindu Hasaranga had a failure in terms of bowling. Dinesh Karthik finished the game on an amazing note for RCB. The bowlers definitely need to pull up their socks in their next match against KKR.
RCB vs KKR: Match Prediction
Shreyas Iyer will be leading KKR and from RCB, Faf Du Plessis is the skipper. Both the teams have built their squads from IPL 2022 Mega Auction. The match is going to be a thrilling one since both the teams have got experienced star players. RCB lost the first match against PBKS and KKR triumphs over CSK in their opening match. Both the bowling and batting departments of KKR are pretty strong but RCB has to work on its bowling department. Kolkata Knight Riders have higher chances to win the game.
RCB vs KKR : Fantasy XI
Dinesh Karthik was a perfect finisher in his first appearance for RCB in IPL 2022. He made himself quite comfortable with the pitch in very less time. He’s in great form and probably he will be a good pick.
Faf du Plessis was spectacular in the first game for RCB. He started the innings at a slow pace but finished it at a high strike rate. Faf should be a great choice in your RCB vs KKR Fantasy XI Team.
Ajinkya Rahane was criticised a lot and people doubted if he would even get a chance but he proved his worth in the first game.
Wanindu Hasaranga did not have a memorable match against PBKS but RCB have shown faith in him due to his previous performances. He can be a good but risky pick.
Sunil Narine has been very consistent with his IPL performance, he’s definitely a safe pick.
Harshal Patel did not have a good IPL start but he is confident about his skills. His slow balls are efficient in getting wickets.
Umesh Yadav did a brilliant job in KKR’s first match against CSK and won the man of the match award after a gap of 2 years.
Virat Kohli left RCB captaincy last year and cricket critics believe that it will improve his form very much. He scored 41 runs in the first match against PBKS.
Shreyas Iyer is in great form at this moment and under his leadership, the team even won the first game. He looks determined and has a consistency which makes him a top pick.
Andre Russell is considered to be the most dangerous T20 player in the world and that is because of his ability to change the game in every department.
Venkatesh Iyer scored 16 runs in the opening match against CSK. He’s in great form and has great potential which makes him a safe pick.