Preview & Prediction: Match 39 (RCB vs KKR)

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Preview & Prediction: Match 39 (RCB vs KKR)

KKR will be going into this contest with a huge advantage of having played 6 games in Abu Dhabi while RCB has played only 1. With all the momentum with RCB including the result of the previous clash, KKR can't be taken lightly with its strengthened bowling attack, thanks to Ferguson. 


Abu Dhabi: Statistically, the toughest batting pitch so far, and quick runs are expected to come in powerplays. The last 3 games on this ground have been won by the chasing team barring the super-over. Pacers have better SR.

Probable XI
RCB: Padikkal, Finch, Kohli, ABD, Sundar, Gurkeerat/Dube, Morris, Chahal, Udana, Shahbaz/Siraj, Saini

KKR: Tripathi, Gill, Rana, Morgan, Karthik, Russell/Narine, Tripathi, Cummins, Varun, Mavi, Green
Russell might be rested today


Head to Head
Head to Head KKR lead 14-11

RCB has won last 2 out of 3 games against Kolkata.

Players Match Up

Royal Challengers Bangalore
-ABD vs express pace this season: 96(41), 2 wkts
-ABD vs Ferguson: 7(4), 1 wkt
-ABD vs Narine: 46(34), 3 wkts
-ABD vs Russell: SR 222
-Kohli vs express pace this season: 11(22), 2 wkts
-Kohli vs Russell: 78(53), 1 wkt
-Kohli vs Krishna: SR 223
-Finch vs Cummins: 29(23), 0 wkt

Kolkata Knight Riders
-Karthik vs Legspin this season: 13(15), 4 wkts
-Karthik vs express pace this season: SR 94
-Karthik vs Morris: 30(27), 3 wkts
-Russell vs express pace this season: 19(22), 3 wkts
-Russell vs Morris: 32(20), 3 wkts
-Russell vs Chahal: 61(32), 1 wkt
-Morgan is striking at 64 vs Legspin this season


HTH Records
Kohli has the most runs while Rana has excellent numbers.


Fantasy Team
-Good day to drop Karthik due to the matchups.
-Morgan was a little expensive to fit in the below base team.

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