Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has won the toss and opted to bat first against Dinesh Karthik-hemmed Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 28th match in the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sharjah Cricket Ground in Sharjah (UAE) on Monday, October 12. ALSO READ | IPL 2020, RCB vs KKR: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast And Online Streaming
In todays match, both the teams will be returning with more power and confidence and be eyeing another major victor after securing wins in their previous encounters against Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings.
Both teams would aim to consolidate their respective positions in the top half of the points table with a win under their belt. As of now, both side have won four out of their six encounters and have 8 points in their kitty, but KKR right now placed at third position are a spot ahead of their opponents RCB on superior run rate.
For todays match, the top and the middle order of both the teams look strong enough to a give a tough competition and put an exciting show for the cricket buffs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(w), Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik (w/c), Tom Banton, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy