Hi guys today is the 3rd match of Vivo IPL 2018 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. It will start today at 20:00 according to IST at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Since KKR is playing in its home ground so definitely it is having an advantage over RCB.
It rained last night so rain can play an important role in the match. The weather is expected to be partly cloudy around 31° C.
There are some facts about today’s match :-
●According to experts ,the team that will win the toss will possibly choose to bowl first because of rain factor.
●Average 1st innings total- 148 runs.
●Average 2nd innings total-128 runs.
● Highest score -201/5(20 over)
●Lowest Score -70/10(15.4 over)
●Lowest defended total-145/8.
● According to the stats of the matches played between these two teams KKR has won 10 Matches and RCB has won 9 times.
Here is the list of all the players in the Kolkata Knight Riders squad.
Dinesh Karthik (captain)
Here is the list of all the players in the RCB squad.
Virat Kohli (Captain)
AB de Villiers
Colin De Grandhomme
Quinton de cock
Both the team will try to start the tournament with a win. Both the teams have very good and capable player. This time there is a change in the KKR ,this year it is led by Dinesh Karthik. One the other hand RCB is also a strong team.It has some of the great players like de Villiers ,Kohli and McCullum.Bowlers like Umesh Yadav,Woakes and Chahal makes the team more stronger.KKR has got Sunil Narine and batsman like Karthik and all rounders like Russell and Lynn.
Both teams are strong and we can hope for an entertaining,thrilling and a wonderful match.