Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are set to face Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in their upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 fixture, at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). After seven fixtures, RCB is currently third in the league table, meanwhile, KXIP is bottom in the eight-team table. Virat Kohli’s team is currently in good form, having won two of their last three fixtures. KL Rahul’s team have lost their last three fixtures.
It is worth noting that, both teams faced each other already in the sixth game of the season, with KXIP winning by 97 runs. Rahul had scored an unbeaten 132-run knock in that match.
Kings XI Punjab will be hoping that Chris Gayle fires on his much-awaited return and they, for once, put up a complete performance in their must-win game against a high-flying Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Thursday.
RCB vs KXIP Head to Head:
Total Match Played: 25
RCB won: 12
KXIP won: 13
Probable Playing XI:
RCB Probable Playing: Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (WK), Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.
KXIP Probable Playing: KL Rahul (C), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Simran Singh (WK), Mandeep Singh/Deepak Hooda, Sheldon Cottrell/James Neesham/Hardus Viljoen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi.