KXIP VS RCB 48th T20 IPL 2018 – Dream11 Match Preview

Kings XI Punjab will look to eliminate Royal Challengers Bangalore and move closer to the playoffs qualification in this 48th fixture of the IPL 2018 The match will be played at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on 14th May . Dream11 Prediction of KXIP VS RCB 48th T20 is given in this post.

Pitch Report:

Venue: Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore .

Match Details: PNJ VS BLR  ,  May 14 , 20:00:00 GMT +5:30 .

Venue Stats:  As per stats of last last 8 matches Played in which 1 won by 1st batting and 7 matches won by chasing.

Highest Score Chased 199/2 (15.3 Ov) by MI vs KXIP
Lowest Score Defended 245/6 (20 Ov) by KKR vs KXIP
Average 1st Inns scores 169
Average 2nd Inns scores 167
Highest total recorded 245/6 (20 Ov) by KKR vs KXIP
Lowest Total Recorded 97/10 (18.3 Ov) by RR vs KTK


Punjab vs Bangalore Team News :

Punjab :

  • There are few chances of M Stoinis to come in.
  • Mujeeb had injury to his right hand in last match but still have high chance to play this match.
  • Ankit Rajpoot may come in place of  Barinder Sran

Bangalore :

  • No changes are expected after winning their last match.

Squad :

Punjab :

Lokesh Rahul(w), Mayank Agarwal, Yuvraj Singh, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Ankit Rajpoot, Manoj Tiwary, Barinder Sran, Akshdeep Nath, Ben Dwarshuis,Karun Nair, David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Manzoor Dar

Bangalore :

Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh,Brendon McCullum, Quinton de Kock(w), Chris Woakes, Washington Sundar, Kulwant Khejroliya, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Manan Vohra, Aniket Choudhary, Navdeep Saini, Murugan Ashwin, Pawan Negi, Mohammed Siraj, Corey Anderson, Parthiv Patel, Aniruddha Joshi, Pavan Deshpande, Tim Southee


Punjab :

Mayank Agarwal/Yuvraj Singh, Marcus Stoinis, Manoj Tiwari, R Ashwin (capt.), Axar Patel/Ankit Rajput, Andrew Tye,KL Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Karun Nair, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohit Sharma

Bangalore :

Parthiv Patel,Brendon McCullum , Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh. Sarfaraz Khan, Colin de Grandhomme/Moeen Ali, Sarfaraz Khan, Tim Southee, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

Players To Watch out for PNJ VS BLR :

Punjab :

  • KL Rahul
  • C Gayle
  • Karun Nair
  • Aaron Finch
  • R Ashwin
  • A Tye

Bangalore :

  • Virat Kohli
  • AB de Villiers
  • Mandeep Singh
  • Y Chahal
  • Umesh Yadav

Facts & Fixtures PNJ VS BLR :

  • Rahul’s last three innings scores read 84*, 95* and 66 and he is currently second on the season’s runs charts.
  • Andrew Tye will be the biggest threat for RCB with the ball. He holds the purple cap and is coming off two consecutive four-wicket hauls.
  • Umesh Yadav has been in sensational form with the ball for RCB this season and is the team’s leading wicket-taker with 14 wickets.
  • Kohli has 466 runs in his pocket which includes four half-centuries in his last five innings.

Head To Head Stats:

For KXIP VS RCB ,Kings XI Punjab have faced Royal Challengers Bangalore 21 times in the history of the Indian Premier League with the former having won on 12 of those occasions.Royal Challengers Bangalore, however, have won three of the last five matches they have played against the Kings XI Punjab, including both the face-offs in the 2016 season.


AB de Villiers (C*), Chris Gayle(C), Karun Nair(VC), KL Rahul(VC*),Mandeep Singh,Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Andrew Tye, M Siraj/M stoinis,R Ashwin, Colin De Grandhomme

Punjab vs Bangalore – Match Predictions:

So! Who Will Win Punjab vs Bangalore . A lot of unnecessary tinkering is going on in KXIP’s middle order and skipper Ravichandran Ashwin is being criticised for the same reason. Apart from that, their team selection has been questionable in the past few games. Considering team composition & other factors chances of RCB looks better. So according to our betting prediction prediction Bangalore [55%] will win this match.

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