Match 31 of IPL 2021 is between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Both the teams will resume their IPL 2021 after the phase 1 of tournament. RCB will play with a slightly more advantage because of their rankings. RCB is at No.3 and KKR is at No.7. in this list we will see 5 players from today’s match who can perform well.
5. AB De Villiers (RCB)
Whether AB De is in form or not, if he is playing than you have to put him in this list because you never know this man. He is unpredictable, he got an ability to convert each day to his day. In practice match of RCB squad he scored a ton by which you can assume that he will perform well today.
4. Andre Russell (KKR)
The Caribbean all rounder was in red hot form in this year’s CPL which was a week ago. We all know what he can bring to the team. If you want to recall Russell’s best match of IPL, it was against RCB in 2019. He delivers every time against Kohli’s RCB. Let’s see what he will give his fans tonight.
3. Shakib Al Hasan (KKR)
As today’s match will be played on Abu Dhabi’s stadium and pitch there is in favour to the spin bowlers but you never know it can be anything. But Bangladeshi’s all rounder is expected to deliver as he recently was in a decent form against Australia and New Zealand series. Advantage which he brings to the team is of Batting and bowling both. Also, he is one of the most experienced players in KKRs team.
2. Yuzvendra Chahal (RCB)
RCB’s mystery spinner and their most consistent bowler Yuzvendra Chahal will surely play well today. Chahal was not selected in India’s squad of T20 world cup which was of course a mind blower for Indian fans. Chahal in his recent interviews has shown his thoughts of not being selected. He will surely give his 100% in this whole second phase. As teams can make change in squad till October 10.
1. Virat Kohli / Devdutt Padikkal (RCB)
RCBs openers Virat and Padikal were in good form in IPL 2021 phase 1. Also, Virat yesterday announced that he will no longer continue as RCBs captain after this IPL. After this announcement from skipper fans are expecting to see that Virat Kohli of 2016-17 which was Virat’s career best form. Padikal who is also RCBs rising star has performed really well in this tournament so far. So, there are high chances of RCB to win today’s match and RCB openers can give a good start to the innings.