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The 28th Match of Indian Premier League 2019 will be played between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore match. We are covering KXIP vs RCB Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.
Kings XI Punjab are fifth on points table with four wins and three losses. They lost their last encounter to Mumbai Indians by 3 wickets in a last ball thriller. Batting first, KL Rahul and Chris Gayle played brilliant knocks of 100* and 63 respectively to take team to a good total of 197. Defending the target, Mohammed Shami showed a glimpse of former self taking three wicket haul but could not save team from the havoc of Pollard. KXIP will be determined to continue their winning streak at Mohali and add another loss to the tally of RCB.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are having a very poor run in IPL’19 and have lost all of their six matches. They lost their last match to Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets. Batting first, Virat Kohli and Moeen Ali played good knocks of 41 and 32 respectively to take team to an average total of 149. Defending the target, Navdeep Saini was the sole positive for RCB taking two wickets but could not end the win drought for his team. Royal Challengers Bangalore will expect a unison effort from all players tomorrow to give a tough challenge to KXIP at Mohali and get their first win of the season.
When and Where:
KXIP vs RCB, 28th T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
13th April, 08:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 184
Average 2nd innings score: 175
Head to Head:
Matches played: 22
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 10
Kings XI Punjab: 12
Matches played at Mohali: 06
Ravi Ashwin (C), Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Varun Chakravarthi, PrabhSimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi.
Virat Kohli (C), Parthiv Patel, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh, Akshdeep Nath, Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme, Shivam Dube, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Prayas Ray Barman, Heinrich Klaasen, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Kings XI Punjab:
Chris Gayle suffered back twist in last match. However, According to coach he is likely to be fit for tomorrow’s encounter. If unfit, Sam Curran will be promoted to opening slot and Moises Henriques can be slotted in middle order. Nicholas Pooran can also get a chance.
Ankit Rajpoot also suffered niggle and is unlikely to recover soon. Murugan Ashwin is likely to replace him.
Mayank Agarwal is likely to return after recovering from finger injury replacing Karun Nair.
Chris Gayle and KL Rahul are likely to open the innings. Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, D Miller and Mandeep Singh will follow them.
Ravi Ashwin and Sam Curran will play the role of allrounder.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Murugan Ashwin will lead the spin attack while Hardus Viljoen, Sam Curran and M Shami will be the key pacers.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Nathan Coulter-Nile has got injured and is replaced by Dale Steyn but is expected to join team after today’s match.
Mohammed Siraj got injured in nets and will be replaced by Umesh Yadav in the playing XI. Even Kulwant Khejroliya can get a chance.
Colin De Grandhomme can replace Tim Southee who has failed to keep his economy in control.
Virat Kohli will open the innings along with Parthiv Patel. Ab De Villiers, M Stoinis and Moeen Ali will strengthen the middle order. Akshdeep Nath will follow them.
M Stoinis and Moeen Ali will play the role of allrounder. Pawan Negi and Grandhomme/Tim Southee can also do big hitting.
Navdeep Saini and Umesh Yadav will lead the pace attack along with Marcus Stoinis and Grandhomme/Southee while Yuzi Chahal and Pawan Negi will be the key spinners along with Moeen Ali.
Probable Playing XI:
KL Rahul (wk), C Gayle, Mayank Agarwal/Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Murugan Ashwin, H Viljoen, M Shami.
Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli (c), AB De Villiers, M Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath (wk), Pawan Negi, Colin de Grandhomme/Tim Southee, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.
KXIP vs RCB Dream11 Team Prediction:
If any player miss from playing XI, then replace him with other.
Lokesh Rahul (wk) (vc)
V Kohli (C)
AB de Villiers
Mandeep Singh/Sarfaraz Khan
Sam Curran/R Ashwin
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C and Vc Choices: KL Rahul, C Gayle, V Kohli, AB de Villiers, M Stoinis, Moeen Ali.
Ab De Villiers
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.