IPL 2021: 10th Match Between RCB and KKR

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders

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10th Match:

The match between RCB and KKR is the tenth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on April 18th 2021.

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RCB vs KKR History:

The teams competed against each other 27 times, till date. Out of them, RCB won 12 times and lost 15 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against KKR are WWWLL.

RCB Home:

The teams competed 11 times at the home ground of RCB. The home team won 4 times and lost 7 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against KKR are LLLLW.

KKR Home:

The teams faced each other 10 times at the home ground of KKR. The host won 6 times. On the other hand, visitors won 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against RCB are LWWLL.

Neutral Venue:

The teams met 6 times at the neutral venue. RCB won 4 times, whereas KKR won twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against KKR are WWLLW.

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Points and Ranks:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

RCB is at second rank in the table and may have a chance to come in top position with earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB are WWLLL.

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Kolkata Knight Riders:

KKR is at sixth rank in the table and may earn 2 points and may come in top three after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR are LWWLL.

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Chennai shows the weather would be pretty clear during natural light and mostly clear to partly cloudy after natural darkness. Though, the precipitation percentage would be 0% to 4% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 30 to 33 Celsius. The wind would be between 15 to 18 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature would decrease with the match progress.

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Toss and Pitch:

Record of Last IPL (2019):

Teams prefer to field first 6 times in 8 matches. The selection behaves neutral to the teams, as the team won thrice and lost thrice, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WLWWL.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened twice out of 8 matches, won once and lost once, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WL – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 4 times and lost 4 times as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLLWW.

The first batting team won the matches 4 times including. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won also 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWLL.

Score:

The lowest successful defended total was 155 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 176 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 179 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 99 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 176 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 27.45 and 21.28 is for the second innings.

Record of IPL 2021:

Teams prefer to field first in all 4 played games. The selection didn’t favor the team, as the team won once and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLW -.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first just once, and the team won the encounter.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are W – – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the match twice and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLLLW.

The first batting team won the matches 4 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 1 outing.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWWWL.

Score:

The lowest successfully defended total was 149 runs and the highest successful chase is 160 on the ground.

The lowest first inning total was 149 runs and the highest one is 187 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 137 runs and the highest one is 177 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 20.97 and 19.46 is for the second innings.

T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against RCB at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:

RCB got 12 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a very poor record, as the team won 4 times and lost 8 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB at the venue are WWLLL.

KKR had 11 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has a very poor record, as the team won just thrice and lost 8 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR at the venue are LWLLL.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

The team may go with D. Sams in place of D. Christian with the same remaining X.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, V. Kohli, S. Ahmed, G. Maxwell, AB. de Villiers, D. Sams, W. Sundar, K. Jamieson, H. Patel, M. Siraj, Y. Chahal

Kolkata Knight Riders:

The team may go with an unchanged XI despite the defeat.

Kolkata Knight Riders Eleven: S. Gill, N. Rana, R. Tripathi, E. Morgan, D. Karthik, A. Russell,S. al Hasan, P. Cummins, H. Singh, P. Krishna, V. Chakravarthy 

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.