IPL 2021: VRV Singh predicts KKR to win against RCB

IPL 2021: VRV Singh predicts KKR to win against RCB

RCB has won both of their previous two games so far.

Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

The tenth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (SRH) is currently in progress at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Winning the toss, the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli opted to bat, mentioning how the pitch has become slower as the match progresses, with things becoming hard for the chasing team in the previous few games.

On a Head-to-Head count in the history of IPL of these two sides, both the sides stand have fared well against each other as RCB has won 12 to KKR’s 14 in the 26 meetings so far. Former India cricketer, Punjab player, and the CricTracker expert V R V Singh reckons that the Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders will be able to take an edge over Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in this encounter and register their second win of the season.

Speaking at CricTracker’s live show ‘In The Air’, Singh reckoned that he would pick KKR over RCB mentioning that their spinners will be able to outperform their opponents. “I would like to go with KKR. I can see their spinners doing wonders today”. He mentioned the big-hitting abilities of RCB, who have the likes of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, and Devdutt Padikkal.

 

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RCB displaced from the top of the table, KKR follow at sixth

After the completion of the first week of the Indian Premier League, RCB was the only team without a single loss and was seated at the top of the table until the Mumbai Indians defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 13 runs at the same venue on 17th April 2021 to displace them. RCB has defeated MI by 2 wickets and SRH by 6 runs in their journey so far. On the other hand, KKR fell short by 10 runs against MI in their second game after they had got a winning start in the tournament, defeating SRH by the same margin at Chennai.

This is the last game for both RCB and KKR at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.