RCB vs KKR Match Prediction: Who will win today’s IPL match? IPL 2024, match 10

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RCB vs KKR Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s IPL Match? IPL 2024, Match 10


RCB against KKR IPL 2024 The match will be played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on March 29 starting at 7.30 pm IST. This is Royal Challengers Bangalore’s second home match in a row.

Kolkata Knight Riders, after their first home win, play the next three at home before returning to Eden Gardens on April 14. They start against RCB and play at their favorable Chinnaswamy Stadium. Interestingly, KKR has a favorable head-to-head tally of 18-14 against RCB in 32 IPL matches.

Team analysis

Royal challengers from Bangalore

RCB have tasted success at home as they defeated Punjab Kings in their previous match. Led by Virat Kohli’s 77, Royal Challengers Bengaluru won the game by four wickets with four balls to spare.

Their players did a good job of not conceding more than 200 runs. Their batsmen again did the job chasing the total on a chasing pitch. Kohli, Faf and Dinesh Karthik have their highest scoring percentages against KKR and they love playing against them. What they would ideally want is to not concede more than 200 if they are asked to bowl first.

Riders of the Knights of Calcutta

KKR would consider themselves lucky to win their first home match. The entire team has won their first home game. KKR will now be on the move and winning away from home will be important. His batsmen did a good job of posting a score over 200, but his bowlers almost spilled it.

KKR has a few areas to work on heading into this contest. They will need Mitchell Starc to step up and resolve their initial combination. Over the last two seasons, the Knight Riders have used 12 different opening combinations and lost almost 60 wickets in the powerplay. While Phil Salt appears to be the established overseas opener, KKR needs to identify who can open with him for a longer period. Sunil Narine’s experiment didn’t work in the last match.

Key factors

Field conditions

Chinnaswamy Stadium is historically a chasing ground and RCB proved right in their last match against Punjab Kings. Of almost 90 games, 50 were won by the chasing team. This is also a six-hit spot with the most six-hitters in this ballpark. The pitch has real bounce and carry and the ball will hit the bat quickly. The Chinnaswamy is often called the bowler’s graveyard.

Form and fitness

Fitness-wise, the two teams have no injury problems with the current group of players on both sides. Virat Kohli gave a glimpse of his batting form against Punjab Kings with a dazzling 77 and there is talk that he is unlikely to be included in India’s T20 World Cup squad. After failing to score a fifty last season, Andre Russell started with 64 off 25 balls. Shreyas Iyer got a duck off the first ball while Ramandeep Singh and Rinku Singh made useful cameos.

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Tactical insight

For KKR, the tactical acumen will come from Gautam Gambhir, who will have plans to stop the likes of Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis and Dinesh Karthik, who have a good track record against KKR. RCB will have their own plans to stop the great West Indies. KKR’s tactical acumen must also be present in Mitchell Starc, who scored 51 in the first game and remained wicketless. KKR needs wickets from them in the powerplay.

Recent venue records (Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru)

IPL matches played 89

Games won batting first 37

Games won batting second 48

Matches won Winning shot 48

Games Won Losing Pitching 37

Matches without result 4

Average score for 1st Inns 141

Average score for 2nd Inns 136

Who will score the most runs for RCB: Virat Kohli /Faf du Plessis

Who will take most wickets for RCB: Karn Sharma/Mohd Siraj

Who will score the most runs for KKR: Phil Salt / Andre Russell

Who will take most wickets for KKR: Sunil Narine/Varun Chakravarthy

RCB vs KKR Match Prediction: Who will win today’s IPL match? IPL 2024, match 10

KKR have a good record in Chinnaswamy winning seven of the matches played at the venue. However, having already won a match at home and with the support of the fans, RCB will have a clear advantage.

Conclusion

KKR leads the overall head-to-head tally against RCB and also in the matches played at Chinnaswamy. We can expect a competition with many goals and the important players are expected to rise to the occasion.

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