Date & Time : 6th April 2023, 7:30 PM IST
Venue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Kolkata Knight Riders lost their opening game against the Punjab Kings and will be raring to go in this IPL season. They will look to make the home advantage count.
Their batsman will have to express themselves well as the tournament progresses. While bowling wise they have the bowlers to do a job and will have to be spot on.
Coach and captain will have to do the proper execution of the planned tactics.
On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore were quite good in their opening game victory over rivals Mumbai Indians and will look to make further gap. They will look to play their brand of cricket.
The batsman know the tactics and will be wager to go out and play. Bowling wise they will look to be Bang on accurate
RCB head coach and captain will be eyeing execution of the planned tactics.
For the wicket, it will be a balanced one.
Team news and possible lineups
Reece Topley is injured for RCB and won’t be available.
KKR XI : Gurbaz (WK), R. Singh, Rana (C), V. Iyer, A. Roy, Russell, Narine, S. Thakur, Southee, Chakravarthy, U. Yadav.
RCB XI : A. Rawat, D. Karthik (WK), F. du Plessis (C), Kohli, Maxwell, Willey, A. Deep, Siraj, H. Patel, K. Sharma, M. Bracewell.
I think it should be a good contest for fans to see in Kolkata with both teams giving their all. Toss again to play a role. I think RCB will be hard to stop.