IPL 2021 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders: April 18, Match 10 Prediction

IPL 2021 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders April 18, Match 10 Prediction
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Head to Head

Last 5 Matches

  • RCB won by 8 wickets (with 39 balls remaining) – 21 October 2020;
  • RCB won by 82 runs – 12 October 2020;
  • RCB won by 10 runs – 19 April 2019;
  • KKR won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining) – 05 April 2019;
  • KKR won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining) – 29 April 2018.

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders head-to-head results in the last 5 IPL matches sees Bangalore leading 3-2, winning the last three matches.

In the latest RCB vs KKR game, which was held on 21 October 2020 in Abu Dhabi, KKR won the toss and elected to bat. However, they could manage only 84/8 with skipper Eoin Morgan becoming their top scorer with 30 off 34 balls including 3 fours and 1 sixer. Mohammed Siraj was the pick of the bowlers for RCB with 3/8 in his 4 overs.

RCB knocked off the meager target in just 13.3 overs with opener Devdutt Padikkal becoming the top scorer with 25 off 17 balls with 3 fours. He was supported by Aaron Finch (16 off 21 balls), Gurkeerat Singh Mann (21 off 26 balls) and skipper Virat Kohli (18 not out off 17 balls). Mohammed Siraj was named Player of the Match for his brilliant bowling effort.

Match Predictions and Team Previews

RCB have a talented lineup this year and the squad includes:

Skipper Virat Kohli and T20 legends AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell are expected to provide firepower to RCB’s batting. Mohammed Siraj, Kyle Jamieson and leggie Yuzvendra Chahal are expected to be the key bowlers.

KKR also have a strong squad packed with all-round talent:

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

On the batting front, KKR will depend on skipper Eoin Morgan, hard-hitter Andre Russell and openers Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill. KKR’s bowling will be led by Pat Cummins, Shakib Al Hasan and Sunil Narine.

RCB vs KKR Betting

Both sides are equally matched and, therefore, the game promises to be a close one. Our advice to those interested in betting is to go with RCB because they have a lot of firepower in their batting.

Summary

Our match 10 prediction favours the RCB victory led by big scores from their batting stalwarts.

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