Indian T20 League 2021: Match 31 KOL vs BLR – Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report

Indian T20 League 2021: Match 31 KOL vs BLR – Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report

Glenn Maxwell is a good captaincy option for this match.

Match Details

Team Bangalore and Team Kolkata are slated to face each other in the 31st Match of the Indian T20 league. This encounter will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

This clash will begin at 07:30 PM IST and will be streamed live on Hotstar.

Preview

Bangalore and Kolkata experienced contrasting fortunes in the first half of the Indian T20 league. Bangalore is sitting comfortably at the third place in the points table and has mustered 5 wins in the 7 matches that it has played.

But, the Kolkata side is occupying 7th place in the points table and has lost 5 out of the 7 matches that it has contested in. Both teams will look to start the second phase of the Indian T20 league on a winning note.

Probable Playing XIs for KOL vs BLR

Kolkata

Predicted XI:

Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Sunil Narine/Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Shivam Mavi/Kamalesh Nagarkoti, Lockie Ferguson/Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna

Bangalore

Predicted XI:

Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Tim David/Wanindu Hasaranga, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

Captaincy Picks for KOL vs BAN

Glenn Maxwell (Bangalore)

Glenn Maxwell proved how destructive he can be in the first half of the Indian T20 league. The belligerent right-hander scored 223 runs in 6 innings and scored his runs at a healthy average of 37.17, and an incredible strike rate of 144.81.

Varun Chakravarthy (Kolkata)

Varun Chakravarthy picked up 7 wickets for the Kolkata side in the first half of the Indian T20 league. He is a bowler who has a lot of variations up his sleeve and can trouble the willow wielders.

Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips

2-Player Team

Glenn Maxwell (C), Nitish Rana

3-Player Team

Varun Chakravarthy (C), AB de Villiers, Harshal Patel

4-Player Team

Virat Kohli (C), Devdutt Padikkal, Andre Russell, Prasidh Krishna

11-Player Team

AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell (C), Andre Russell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Kyle Jamieson, Varun Chakravarthy (VC), Harshal Patel

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