VIVO IPL 2019 Match 35 KKR vs RCB Match Preview, Head to Head and Trivia


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VIVO IPL 2019 Match 35 KKR vs RCB Match Preview, Head to Head and Trivia

Match Details: IPL 2019 Match 35 KKR vs RCB

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Date: 19 April 2019
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)


Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 35th match of Indian Premier League - IPL 2019 on 19 April 2019 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

As far as weather is concerned, thunderstorms with rain are forecasted in the evening before the match hours.

IPL 2019 Match 35 KKR vs RCB Pitch Report

This is probably one of the smallest grounds in IPL 2019, 9 runs an over is the average score on this pitch this season. The seamers can bowl around the good length area to make the most out of the conditions. It's a well-grassed track, hence there shouldn't be much spin on offer.


IPL 2019 Match 35 KKR vs RCB Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders are 6th on the points table with 8 points in 8 matches; 4 wins and 4 loss. On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore have won only 1 match of 8 played and are on the 8th position with 2 points.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team News

There is bad news for Kolkata Knight Riders, Andrew Russell is struggling with injury in his left shoulder and was not available for practice day before the match. Andrew Russell may be rested and Carlos Braithwaite will be fielded in.

Probable Playing XI for KKR: Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Sunil Narine, Harry Gurney, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Lynn, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Shubman Gill.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Team News

Dale Steyn, who replaced injured Nathan Coulter-Nile in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad will be replacing Mohammed Siraj.

Probable Playing XI for RCB: Virat Kohli (c), Parthiv Patel (wk), AB de Villiers, Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini.

IPL 2019 Match 35 KKR vs RCB Head to Head

Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have met 23 times in the Indian Premier League (IPL); Kolkata Knight Riders had won 14 matches while Royal Challengers Bangalore has won 9 matches.

The last 5 matches between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers are won by Kolkata Knight Riders.

In 2017 Kolkata Knight Riders won both matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore played in IPL 2017. Also, last season in IPL 2018 Kolkata Knight Riders won both matches.

In IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB met once and Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 5 wickets.

At Eden Gardens, Kolkata; Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore have met 9 times out of which, Kolkata Knight Riders won6 times and Royal Challengers Bangalore won 3 times.

Check: RCB vs KKR Head to Head: KKR vs RCB Head to Head IPL Records: IPL 2019
Total KKR Won RCB Won
In IPL 2314 9
At Eden Gardens
Kolkata
9 6 3

IPL 2019 Match 35 KKR vs RCB Trivia

  • Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore have taken the fewest wickets in VIVO IPL 2019. KKR have taken 30 wickets in their 8 matches, while RCB have taken 36 wickets in their 8 matches.
  • The Kolkata Knight Riders have a 1-4 win-loss record when they’ve batted first this season; they are 3-0 in run-chases.