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IPL 2021 KKR vs RCB 31st Match: Match Preview and Pitch Report

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IPL 2021 KKR vs RCB 31st Match: Match Preview and Pitch Report

IPL 2021 KKR vs RCB 31st Match: Match Preview and Pitch Report

The second of match of IPL UAE leg 2021 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday.

IPL 2021 RCB Match Preview:

RCB had had a brilliant plan in the first IPL 2021. RCB picked up a comfortable 38-run win against KKR when the last time these two teams met against each other.

AB de Villiers (76 off 34) and Glenn Maxwell (78 off 49) made significant contributions with the bat to help RCB notch a massive 204-run total in the first innings.

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Harshal Patel has been the star performer with the ball. He tops the bowling chart with 17 wickets in 7 matches at an average of 15.12.

RCB Full Squad: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasarangal, Akash Deep, George Garton.

IPL 2021 KKR Match Preview:

Kolkata Knight Riders managed to secure only 2 wins in 7 games and thus find themselves at the seventh position on the points table

Consistent failure from the top three comprising Gill, Rana, and Tripathi hasn’t helped the team’s cause.

Prominent names in the middle orders namely Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan and Andre Russell haven’t taken the world by storm either.

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Pat Cummins has made himself unavailable which only add one more problem to their list of plenty.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w), Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Harbhajan Singh, Tim Southee, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Vaibhav Arora.

IPL 2021 KKR vs RCB 31st Match: Picth Report

The pitch will continue to be on the slower side. The batsmen find it difficult to judge the pace and often end up lobbing the ball up for an easy catch. Big totals are hardly seen here owing to the kind of assistance to the bowlers and the big boundaries in addition.