Before the real action begins, let's take a sneak peek at what we're expecting from the encounter.
These players have made the most of the opportunities that they got
The failure of all these sides in the IPL is quite clear and well-documented, to say the least.
The glamorous tournament is known for its ability to scour out talent from the remote recesses of the country.
The umpires haven't lived up to expectations.
Whether or not a team survives the string of competitive matches is as much dependent on its collective performance as on the prudent decisions that it makes as a unit.
Here are five players who would have ideally been retained by their respective franchise.
RCB have already been shown the door of elimination.
The Knight Riders finished third on the points table of the IPL.
Were these players worth being retained?