Match Details for KXIP vs RCB MyTeam11 contest
Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
24th September, 2020,
7:30 PM IST
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Both Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore have been underwhelming sides over the history of IPL. Kings XI Punjab lost a heartbreaking match to Delhi Capitals in the opening game. They were almost set for the win at the very end but ended up collapsing in the chase at the final hurdle and in the Super Over.
Royal Challengers Bangalore overcame the threat of Sunrisers Hyderabad and managed to get a victory under their belt in the opening fixture.
Injuries and unavailability:
There are no injuries to either side.
Probable Playing XIs:
Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (C&WK), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Glenn Maxwell, James Neesham, Sarfaraz Khan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan, Sheldon Cottrell and Mohammed Shami
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Josh Philippe (WK), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini and Yuzvendra Chahal
KXIP vs RCB MyTeam11 Teams
Head to Head/Small League
In the small league, the expected playing XI consisting of the best players should be chosen. And as such, assembling the best individuals to ensure maximum quality in all departments will be the right thing to do.
Experimental lineups should be put out for this and since both teams could look to shuffle the pack a little.
KXIP vs RCB MyTeam11 Top Picks
Devdutt Padikkal: The youngster was the revelation for RCB in the opening match. He looked extremely calm and composed and took some of the bowlers to the cleaners. He scored a brilliant half-century in the match.
AB De Villiers: AB De Villiers started the tournament at his usual best. Despite not being too explosive, he was still majestic in his shot-hitting. He ended the match at 51 runs in just 30 deliveries
Yuzvendra Chahal: Yuzvendra Chahal took charge of the bowling order and led it in fine fashion in the previous match. He took three wickets and gave away only 18 runs.
Mayank Agarwal: Mayank Agarwal almost rescued the disastrous Kings XI Punjab batting lineup and took them past the finishing line. He was undone by Stoinis at the end however, and ended the match with his highest IPL scored of 89 runs from 60 deliveries.
KXIP vs RCB MyTeam11 Captain Picks
Captain: Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers
Virat has five centuries in the IPL and four of those came in the 2016 season of IPL when he scored over 950 runs! AB De Villiers scored runs at an average of 44.20 and at a strike rate of 154 last season!
Vice Captains: KL Rahul and Yuzvendra Chahal
KL Rahul has been in terrific touch as a player in the last few years and will be an important pick in this game. The slower pitches of UAE will favour Yuzi Chahal and he has demonstrated fine qualities so far.
KXIP vs RCB MyTeam11 Budget picks
Moeen Ali: Moeen is one of the best players between both the teams and would be expected to do well. He is available for just 8.5 credits.
Devdutt Paddikal: Devdutt is a brilliant batsman who carries a lot of promised and can prove to be an important multiplier pick at just 8 credits.
Navdeep Saini: Saini is very impressive in his wicket taking abilities. He is available for just 8.5 credits.