Indian T20 League 2021: Eliminator Bangalore vs Kolkata – Gamezy Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and 2nd Innings Fantasy Tips

Maxwell and Iyer are top picks in this match.

Maxwell and Iyer are top picks in this match.

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It is a huge game. Bangalore and Kolkata have done well and worked so hard to make it to the top four amidst a lot of tussle. But all that hard work can be undone in one game if they don’t step up in the eliminator of the Indian T20 League on Monday. Eoin Morgan and Virat Kohli are the two captains that will lock horns in this crucial game.

Kolkata have been in a great form winning a lot of matches in the second leg. However, they will be aware of the in-form Bangalore side who are coming off a brilliant last-ball win over Delhi in their last league game. Glenn Maxwell is also in great form for them and will be key.

Match Details

Indian T20 League 2021: Eliminator – Bangalore vs Kolkata

Date & Time: October 10, 2021; 7:30 PM IST

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Probable Playing XIs


Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (C), KS Bharat (WK), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Dan Christian, Shahbaz Ahmed, George Garton, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal


Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Andre Russell/Tim Southee, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy.

Top Picks

Glenn Maxwell

This shouldn’t be a surprise at all. Glenn Maxwell has scored 498 runs at a healthy strike-rate of 147.34 so far and has smashed four half-centuries in last five matches. This being a knockout game, expect Maxwell to play a key role with the bat for Bangalore.

Venkatesh Iyer

Big players stand up in the game. But Kolkata have unearthed a star in Venkatesh Iyer in the second leg. He has batted really well at the top of the order for his team and the onus will once again be on the all-rounder to provide them with a good start. Iyer can also bowl medium pace if needed which is a huge plus in Fantasy Cricket.

Fantasy Team of 11 players

KS Bharat, Shumban Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell (C), Venkatesh Iyer (VC), Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy

2nd Innings Fantasy Tips

Case 1 – If Bangalore is batting

KS Bharat, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell (VC), Sunil Narine, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dan Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy.

Case 2 – If Kolkata is batting

Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill (VC), Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan, Venkatesh Iyer, Dan Christian, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel (C), Yuzvendra Chahal, George Garton.


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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.