Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders will play the 28th match of Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium Sharjah on 12 October 2020. The temperature will be below 33°C and the humidity will be around 30%.
IPL 2020 Match 28 RCB vs KKR Pitch Report
Best batting wicket of all the three venues in UAE, with an average score above 200+ this season. But wicket is turning in the direction of the bowlers, mainly in the second innings. Also, 4 of the five matches played here in IPL 2020 are won by the team batting first.
IPL 2020 Match 28 RCB vs KKR Team News
Kolkata Knight Riders are third on the points table with 8 points in 6 matches; 4 wins and 2 loss. While Royal Challengers Bangalore are just behind Kolkata Knight Riders at fourth on the IPL 2020 points table with 8 points in 6 matches; 4 wins and 2 loss. RCB will be also looking to improve their net run rate in this match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Team News
Royal Challengers are coming with a win against Chennai Super Kings and are likely to continue with the same team.
Probable Playing XI for RCB: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Shivam Dube, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team News
Kolkata Knight Riders are coming with two consecutive wins and would like to keep the same playing XI but Andre Russell likely to miss due to leg injury. While Sunil Narine can also be rested for this match due to his bowling action under the radar.
Tom Banton and Chris Green are likely options available as Andre Russell and Sunil Narine replacement.
Probable Playing XI for KKR: Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Tom Banton, Chris Green, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.
IPL 2020 Match 28 RCB vs KKR Head to Head
Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders have met 24 times in Indian Premier League (IPL), KKR have been dominant by winning 14 matches while RCB had won only 10 matches.
In the only match played between them at Sharjah in IPL 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 2 runs.
IPL 2020 Match 28 RCB vs KKR Trivia
- Virat Kohli needs 3 sixes and 7 fours respectively to complete 200 sixes and 500 fours in IPL.
- AB de Villiers requires 3 catches to complete 100 IPL catches.
- Eoin Morgan is 5 sixes away from completing 50 IPL sixes.
- Sunil Narine needs 3 sixes to complete 50 IPL sixes.
Match Details: IPL 2020 Match 28 RCB vs KKR
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Date: 12 October 2020
Time: 7:30 pm (IST)