IPL 2023: Match 9, KKR vs RCB Match Prediction, Who will win the match between Kolkata Knight Riders or Royal Challengers Banglore ?
After getting their tournament off to a great start with an emphatic win over Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to continue their winning momentum in their second game against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The two teams will lock horns on Thursday, April 6, at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Kolkata didn’t get the best of starts in IPL 2023 campaign as they lost their first match against Punjab Kings by 7 runs (via DLS Method). Chasing a target of 192, KKR were 146/7 after 16 overs, when rain interrupted the match. Consequently, they were found 7 runs behind the DLS par score.
The Nitish Rana-led side will look to bounce back from the defeat and get the first win in IPL 2023. Kolkata had historically an upper hand over RCB in IPL head-to-head records and will go into the game being confident of the fact that they’ve bundled out Bangalore for the lowest score (49) in IPL history in the past.
KKR vs RCB: Match Details
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 9th Match, IPL 2023
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Date & Time: Thursday, April 6, 7:30 PM IST
Streaming Details: Star Sports Network and JioCinema
KKR vs RCB Pitch Report
The pitch of Eden Gardens has historically and a great batting track with spinners coming into the game later on in the innings. There has been a total of 12 T20Is played at Eden Gardens where teams batting second have won on seven occasions.
KKR vs RCB: Probable Playing 11
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Mandeep Singh, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Anukul Roy, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Michael Bracewell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Karn Sharma, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Reece Topley, Mohammed Siraj
Today’s Match Prediction: Royal Challengers Banglore will win the Match.