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Match Preview IPL 2017: Match 8 KXIP vs RCB

KXIP vs RCB IPL 2017 match 8

Check  RCB vs KXIP Match 43 of IPL 2017

The eighth match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017, will be played at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) on 10th April. Holkar Stadium is the secondary home ground for Kings XI Punjab, Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali being their primary home ground.

Kings XI Punjab had won its opening game against Rising Pune Supergiant. Kings XI Punjab appeared to be in fine form against the RPS. They would like to retain the same momentum. Glen Maxwell had a show for the audience by smashing 44 runs in just 20 balls and bowlers also did well but Marcus Stonis conceded runs at the rate of 9.33, which must be a matter of concern for the team. There appears to be no chance for a change in the side.

Royal Challengers Bangalore won their last game against Delhi Daredevils after losing the first one against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Royal Challengers were a totally different team against the Delhi Daredevils, shifting their dominance from batting to bowling in the absence of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. RCB scored 153 runs against DD despite Kedhar Jadhav’s spectacular knock of 69 runs in 37 balls; which was not a par total. But the Royal Challengers bowlers pulled the game in their favour, with the bowlers Yuzvendra Chahal and Shane Watson making it difficult for the batsmen to score runs. There will be a change in the team only if Virat kohli or AB de Villiers comes back otherwise the team is in right combination.

Head to Head: KXIP vs RCB

They've had 18 encounters until now out of which 10 have been won by KXIP, and other remaining 8 by RCB. But in the last 4 games, 3 are won by RCB. If Virat or AB doesn’t come back, both teams will be balanced.

Date Winner Won By Venue
5th May, 2008 Kings XI Punjab 6 Wickets Bengaluru
12th May, 2008 Kings XI Punjab 9 Wickets Mohali
24th April, 2009 Kings XI Punjab 7 Wickets Durban
1st May, 2009 Royal Challengers Bangalore 8 Runs Durban
16th March, 2010 Royal Challengers Bangalore 8 Wickets Bengaluru
2nd April, 2010 Royal Challengers Bangalore 6 Wickets Mohali
6th May, 2011 Royal Challengers Bangalore 85 Runs Bengaluru
17th May, 2011 Kings XI Punjab 111 Runs Dharamsala
20th April, 2012 Royal Challengers Bangalore 5 Wickets Mohali
2nd May, 2012 Kings XI Punjab 4 Wickets Bengaluru
6th May, 2013 Kings XI Punjab 6 Wickets Mohali
14th May, 2013 Kings XI Punjab 7 Wickets Bengaluru
28th April, 2014 Kings XI Punjab 5 Wickets Dubai
9th May, 2014 Kings XI Punjab 32 Runs Bengaluru
6th May, 2015 Royal Challengers Bangalore 138 Runs Bengaluru
13th May, 2015 Kings XI Punjab 22 Runs Mohali
9th May, 2016 Royal Challengers Bangalore 1 Runs Mohali
18th May, 2016 Royal Challengers Bangalore 82 Runs Bengaluru

Match Details: IPL 2017 Match 8: KXIP vs RCB

Venue: Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
Date: 10th April, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)

Toss: Royal Challengers Bangalore have won the toss and have opted to bat

Result: Kings XI Punjab won by 8 Wickets

Man of the Match: Axar Patel

Playing XI for KXIP: Hashim Amla, Manan Vohra, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Axar Patel, Glenn Maxwell(c), David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Varun Aaron

Playing XI for RCB: Shane Watson(c), Mandeep Singh, AB de Villiers, Kedar Jadhav, Stuart Binny, Vishnu Vinod(w), Pawan Negi, Iqbal Abdulla, Tymal Mills, Yuzvendra Chahal, Billy Stanlake