IPL 2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders: In the 28th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on October 12, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be seen playing against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Both teams are quite competitive and are coming into this match with wins from previous matches. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won their last match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and is currently at number three spot on the table.
Talking about yesterday’s match, Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the last match with 37 runs after beating MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK). RCB is currently in the fourth position on the table.
The average temperature of 34 degrees celsius in the UAE, it is likely to be hot in Sharjah during the match. The weather might test the stamina of the players since the hot and dry weather leaves no room for rain.
Talking about the pitch, Sharjah will provide the players with a scoring venue mostly. However, it will also allow bowlers an opportunity to perform as the pitch seems to have been slowed down a bit. The venue is especially a golden opportunity for the spinners with slower balls and variations which might play into their favor. The pitch at Sharjah will allow a score of around 190-200 in the 20 over match considering the batting strength of both the teams.
Kolkata Knight Riders who have won four out of six matches have batted pretty well this season, with Shubman Gill being the top player. Dinesh Karthik and Eoin Morgan have also done well a little lower down the order.
The online streaming of the IPL 2020 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders will be available on Hotstar and on TV.