IPL 2023 RCB vs KKR: Date, Time, Venue, Head-To-Head, Pitch Report, Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11 And Squads

Updated: 26 April 2023

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IPL 2023 RCB vs KKR: Date, Time, Venue, Head-To-Head, Pitch Report, Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, And Squads. The Royal Challengers Bangalore will play against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the first reverse encounter of the IPL 2023. RCB will seek revenge against the inconsistent KKR on Wednesday, April 26 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. This will be the 26th match of IPL 2023. The two teams met once in IPL 2023 on April 6, with KKR winning by an 81-run margin.

The RCB will be hoping to improve on their 7-run triumph over the Rajasthan Royals on April 23. RCB is in fifth place on the points table, having won four of their seven matches. KKR, on the other side, suffered their fifth loss of the season as they were beaten by Chennai Super Kings by 49 runs. The Purple Men will aim to better their situation and climb the points ladder. KKR has had a disappointing season this year, with only two victories in seven matches.

IPL 2023 RCB Vs KKR Match Details

Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Day & Date: Wednesday, 26 April

Time: 07:30 PM IST

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RCB Vs KKR Head-To-Head Record

KKR has unquestionably come out on top, winning 18 of the 32 matches thus far, while RCB has won 14. The previous meeting between these two teams occurred on April 6, 2023, with KKR winning by 81 runs.

RCB Vs KKR Pitch Report

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, India, is well recognised for having a batting-friendly surface for 20-over matches. The pitch often has decent speed, bounce, and flatness, which favours batters and encourages stroke play. The ball will likely come onto the bat beautifully, giving batsmen plenty of room to perform their strokes and score runs. The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium’s small boundaries and rapid outfield further increase the opportunity for runs to be scored.

IPL 2023 KKR Vs RCB Prediction

KKR will undoubtedly attempt to recover, since they have a lot of batting depth, especially now that Jason Roy has joined the camp. However, instability in the starting lineup remains their major concern. RCB, on the other hand, may stick with their current lineup because they are producing solid results.

The only thing that could concern RCB is their bowling. Even if Siraj is performing well, he cannot win all of the matches on his own. However, given the pitch condition and present scenario, RCB may triumph and redeem their earlier defeat.  

Also Read: KKR Team 2023 Players List: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Complete Players List, Their IPL Stats And Squad For IPL 2023

RCB Vs KKR Dream11 Team

Captain: Faf Du Plesis

Vicecaptain: Rinku Singh

Wicketkeeper:  N Jagadeesan

Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Maxwell, Jason Roy. Nitesh Rana

Bowler: Mohd. Siraj, Hasaranga,  Varun Chakaravarthy

All Rounder: Andre Russell

RCB Vs KKR Probable Playing 11

RCB Playing 11: Virat Kohli (c), Glenn Maxwell, David Willey, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Suyash Prabhudessai, Mahipal Lomror, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak

KKR Playing 11: Jason Roy, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, N Jagadeesan (wk), Sunil Narine, Kulwant Khejroliya, Rinku Singh, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakaravarthy, Umesh Yadav, David Wiese

IPL 2023 RCB Vs KKR Full Squad

Royal Challenger Bangalore: Finn Allen, Wayne Parnell, Akash Deep, Karn Sharma, Anuj Rawat, Siddarth Kaul, Sonu Yadav, Michael Bracewell, Manoj Bhandage, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Himanshu Sharma, Fa Du Plessis, Virat Kohli (c), Glenn Maxwell, David Willey, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Suyash Prabhudessai, Mahipal Lomror, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak

Kolkata Knight Riders: Venkatesh Iyer, Aarya Desai, Mandeep Singh, Shardul Thakur, Anukul Roy, Vaibhav Arora, Litton Das, Tim Southee,  Lockie Ferguson, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Harshit Rana, Jason Roy, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, N Jagadeesan (wk), Sunil Narine, Kulwant Khejroliya, Rinku Singh, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakaravarthy, Umesh Yadav, David Wiese