The Bangalore side finally have managed to find a ray of hope in their pursuit of qualifying to the playoffs. It seems to be a daunting task for them no onwards, however, there still are a lot of permutations and combinations through which they can still make the cut. They will be upbeat after stringing together a couple of victories in their last two games against the Kolkata Knightriders and the Chennai Superkings. Punjab on the other hand who are placed at the fifth position will be looking to garner a few wins to seal their spot in the top four. RCB got the better of KXIP in their previous encounter and this match also promises a lot of entertainment for the fans.
Venue: M Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru
Date and Time: 24th April 2019, 8:00 PM
Royal Challenger’s Bangalore: 11
Kings XI Punjab: 12
Probable Playing XI:
RCB: Virat Kohli(C), Parthiv Patel(WK), AB de Villiers, Akshdeep Nath, Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Kulwant Khejroliya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini.
KXIP: R Ashwin(C), KL Rahul(WK), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Harpreet Brar, Hardus Viljoen, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin
Keeper: KL Rahul
Batsmen: AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Akshdeep Nath, Mayank Agarwal
All-rounders: Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Sam Curran
Bowlers: Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami
Captain: KL Rahul
Vice-Captain: Virat Kohli
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