And here we are in the eliminator between Royal Challenger Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.Eliminator means it will be a do or die match for the both teams,losing team have to depart home from here and the winner will have to face Delhi Capitals.RCB is in high spirits after an astonishing victory against DC and KKR looks in a better shape after the convincing win against RR.Both the teams have set their sights on a victory tonight,let’s see who wins.
The temperature is expected to be 33°C with 31 % humidity and 19 km/hr wind speed.
PITCH REPORT :
The Sharjah Cricket Stadium has been a slow surface in the second leg of the IPL.Smashing sixes here is no more an easy task.Anything over 150 will be a good total.Spinners can play a crucial role in the middle overs.
INJURY UPDATES AND UNAVAILABILITY OF PLAYERS:
For Royal Challengers Bangalore : RCB likely to go with the same 11 after the victory against Delhi Capitals.
For Kolkata Knight Riders: There are high chances of Andre Russell to be part of this match,if he will be 100% fit then KKR will replace Russell with Shakib Al Hasan.
Here are the top picks for tonight’s match:
Captain: Sunil Narine
Vice Captain: Venkatesh Iyer,Lockie Ferguson
Best Playing 11 for you:
Keeper: Kona Srikar-Bharat
Batsmen: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Virat Kohli,Ab De Villiers
All-rounders: Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer
Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Lockie Ferguson, Yuzvendra Chahal,Mohammad Siraj
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