IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders to Face Royal Challengers Bengaluru at Eden Gardens

The upcoming encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in the 36th match of IPL 2024 is poised to deliver an exhilarating spectacle. RCB, presently positioned at the bottom of the points table, will be determined to secure victory in this match to bolster their prospects of qualifying for the playoffs.

The showdown between KKR and RCB is scheduled to take place at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

T20 Stats and Records at Eden Gardens:

  • Total matches: 89
  • Matches won batting first: 36
  • Matches won bowling first: 53
  • Average score batting first: 161
  • Highest total recorded: 235/4 (20 Ov) by Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Lowest total recorded: 49/10 (9.4 Ov) by Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Highest score chased: 224/8 (20 overs) by Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Eden Gardens Stadium Pitch Report:

The pitch report for Eden Gardens Stadium reveals a notable transformation from its traditional slow and low characteristics observed in previous years. With the recent introduction of grass cover, the pitch now provides enhanced bounce and pace, which particularly benefits fast bowlers. This change introduces an element of unpredictability to the game, requiring both batters and bowlers to adjust their tactics according to the shifting conditions.

Kolkata Weather Forecast:

The weather outlook for the KKR vs RCB match in Kolkata appears favourable, with ideal cricketing conditions expected. Clear skies are forecasted throughout the game, with no precipitation anticipated. Temperatures are set to soar, reaching a high of 41 degrees Celsius, accompanied by gentle breezes at approximately 10km/hr. Humidity levels are projected to remain at 26%. Despite the challenging heat, the match is expected to progress smoothly without any disruptions.

Kolkata Knight Riders: Philip Salt (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Sunil Narine, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy, Manish Pandey, Srikar Bharat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Anukul Roy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Chetan Sakariya, Sherfane Rutherford, Vaibhav Arora, Dushmantha Chameera, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Sakib Hussain, Suyash Sharma

Royal Challengers Bengaluru: Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Saurav Chauhan, Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli (vc), Rajat Patidar, Akash Deep, Manoj Bhandage, Tom Curran, Cameron Green, Will Jacks, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Suyash Prabhudessai, Mayank Dagar, Lockie Ferguson, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Siraj, Rajan Kumar, Himanshu Sharma, Karn Sharma, Swapnil Singh, Reece Topley, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Yash Dayal

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Verma Shubham

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