Kolkata's explosive all-rounder Sunil Narine has got permission to bowl in the IPL. But it is difficult to play in this match.
KKR's explosive all-rounder Sunil Narine has received permission from the IPL committee to bowl in the league. But he is finding it difficult to play today. At the same time, Andre Russell's hamstring injury is also a concern for the team. If Russell is fit, then he is sure to play. But if unfit, he could be replaced by Tom Banton.
Weather Report- How will the weather
The weather will be perfectly clear in this match played at the Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. However, the players will also have to face severe heat here. Dew can play a big role here. In such a situation, the team that wins the toss can decide to bat first.
Pitch Report- Pitch Report
Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi is completely different compared to Sharjah Cricket Stadium. This is a very big ground in terms of size. But here the spinners can get some help. In such a situation, both the teams can take the field with two lead spinners.
Our match prediction meter says that Kolkata Knight Riders will win in this match. However, the match is likely to remain closed.
Potential playing eleven of both teams
Royal Challengers Bangalore- Devdutt Pedicle, Aaron Finch, AB de Villiers (wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Shahbaz Ahmed, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Kolkata Knight Riders - Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (captain), Andre Russell / Tom Banton, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakraborty.