KKR vs RCB Playing 11: England's Tom Banton made his IPL 2020 debut for Knight Riders

KKR vs RCB Playing 11 - Two-time IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in their next fixture on Tuesday at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. Russell can miss the next encounter, young Banton will make his IPL debut.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Oct 12, 2020 19:35 IST
KKR vs RCB Playing 11: England's Tom Banton made his IPL 2020 debut for Knight Riders
KKR vs RCB Playing 11 of both teams

KKR vs RCB Playing XI: Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) will face Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in the next fixture of the Indian Premier League IPL 2020 today at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The match will be played at the shortest venue of the season and it will be started at its normal time of 6 PM Local and 7:30 according to the IST. Both teams are in a better situation in the ongoing fantasy cricket league IPL 2020 as each won four games out of their six matches played so far. Dinesh Karthik's KKR, however, has a much better Net Run Rate in comparison to Virat and Co. For Knight Riders, Andre Rusell is fit now for this marquee encounter, Narine misses out today. England emerging batsman Tom Banton made his IPL debut for the side first time. RCB made one change in their Playing11, Mohammad Siraj comes in for Gurkeerat Mann.

Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders are currently at the 3rd place in the IPL Points Table with 8 points from their 6 matches while Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore is just below to Knight Riders in the table with 8 points from 6 matches. Both of them will face each other at the much smaller venue in Sharjah on this upcoming Tuesday.

Look at below here the Playing XI of KKR vs RCB:

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI:

1) Dinesh Karthik(Capt & Wk)

2) Subhman Gill

3) Nitish Rana

4) Rahul Tripathi

5) Eoin Morgan

6) Andre Russell

7) Tom Banton

8) Pat Cummins 

9) Varun Chakravarty

10) Prasidh Krishna

11) Kamlesh Nagarkoti

 Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI:

1) Virat Kohli(Captain)

2) AB de Villiers(Wicket-keeper)

3) Devdutt Padikkal

4) Aaron Finch

5) Shivam Dube

6) Washington Sundar

7) Isuru Udana

8) Chris Morris

9) Mohammad Siraj

10) Navdeep Saini

11) Yuzvendra Chahal

Also read: Best RCB vs KKR: Fantasy tips & Hints for Captain and Vice-captain

Full Squads:

Kolkata Knight Riders - Dinesh Karthik (Captain), Andre Russell, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarti, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Pravin Tambe, M Siddharth

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Chris Morris, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shivam Dubey, Aaron Finch, Umesh Yadav, Kane Richardson, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Mann Singh, Isuru Udana, Devdutt Padikkal, Shahbaz Ahamad, Joshua Philippe, Pavan Deshpande

IPL Prediction: 

David Warner led Sunrisers Hyderabad is one of the most successful teams in IPL history and currently they are in such a top form so far in this edition of the Dream11 IPL 2020. So, we can say that they will be a tough competitor throughout the tournament. They are the most probable contender of winning the IPL trophy for 2nd time as the first came in the back of IPL 2016.