Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab
The sixth encounter of the IPL 2020 between RCB and KXIP is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on September 24th, 2020.
RCB vs KXIP History (IPL):
The teams completed 24 meetings in the IPL History, to date. Both teams won an equal number of matches (12).
The teams met 11 times at the home ground of RCB. The host won 6 times, and the visitors won 5 times.
The teams met 7 times at the home ground of KXIP. The host won thrice and lost 4 times.
The teams played at the neutral venue 6 times, and RCB won twice and the opponent won four times.
The victory brings points:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
The weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 33 – 35 Celsius. The wind would be between 12 to 18 kph throughout the match. The wind speed would be decreased as the match progressed.
Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):
Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times out of 62 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 21 times, while lost 16 times with one tie. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 11 times and lost 13 times. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 32 times and lost 29 times.
The first batting team won the matches 34 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 27 times.
The lowest defended total was 118 at the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 180 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 71, and the highest total was 211 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 73 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 187 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 21.37 and 19.06 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams:
Both the teams faced each other at the venue just once, in which KXIP was the winner.
T20I History at Venue:
The KXIP got just two chance to play the match at the venue, in which the team won once and the other tied but lost in super over. RCB had three opportunities to play at the venue. Out of them, the team won twice and lost once.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
The team would prefer to go with the same eleven or may give a chance to M. Siraj in place of U. Yadav.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, A. Finch, V. Kohli, AB. de Villiers, S. Dube, J. Phillippe, W. Sundar, N. Saini, D. Steyn, M. Siraj / U. Yadav, Y. Chahal
Kings XI Punjab:
The team would have a couple of changes and may include C. Gayle in place of N. Pooran and may give chance to M. Singh in place of K. Nair.
Kings XI Punjab Eleven: C. Gayle, M. Agarwal, KL. Rahul, G. Maxwell, S. Khan, M. Singh, K. Gowtham, C. Jordan, M. Shami, R. Bishnoi, S. Cottrell