Using top on self assurance after their relaxed 37-run win over arch-rivals however suffering Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) tackle Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the 28th IPL fit on Monday.
Each groups are coming after a win as KKR, too, had pipped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) simply by way of two runs in an exhilarating contest on Saturday.
As each the perimeters conflict within the ultimate fit of the primary part of the event, let’s check out one of the vital key stats:
Head to Head: Each the perimeters have contested in 24 Indian Premier League fits up to now, with Knight Riders profitable in 14. Batting first, then again, the KKR take an enormous 7-1 lead over RCB in head-to-head clashes.
On the venue: The one fit between each the perimeters within the UAE, by the way, additionally happened in Sharjah, which would be the venue for this night’s sport. The Knight Riders had registered a three-wicket victory in a low-scoring mystery which went to the final ball.
A very powerful Stats:
– Virat Kohli has scored 99 runs in 94 deliveries in opposition to Sunil Narine, whilst the spinner has brushed aside him two times within the Indian Premier League up to now. The competition would be the primary focal point at the evening as each are turning deadly for his or her facets because the event progresses.
– Andre Russell loves batting in opposition to the RCB. He enjoys an out of this world strike-rate of 227.46 in opposition to the aspect, raking up 323 runs in 9 fits in opposition to the aspect. His attainable absence (because of the harm in KKR’s final sport) generally is a large blow for the Knight Riders.
– Amongst bowlers who’ve bowled greater than 5 overs within the event up to now, RCB’s Washington Sundar has the most productive economic system fee (4.89).