Boasting identical records so far – four wins and two defeats – Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders will look to continue their strong starts to the 2020 Indian Premier League when they meet in Sharjah. The match, at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, takes place on October 12 and the live action starts at 19:30 local time.
Royal Challengers Bangalore bounced back to winning ways in their most recent match, with Virat Kohli in outstanding form. He smashed 90* from 52 balls in a total of 169/4, before Chris Morris took 3-19 to help them to a 37-run win.
Kolkata Knight Riders, meanwhile, had Dinesh Karthik’s 29-ball 58 to thank for their most recent win, as well as some disciplined bowling. Karthik’s hitting lifted them to 164/6 and Kings XI Punjab ended up just short on 162/5 in reply – Prasidh Krishna claiming 3-29.
Date- 12 oct 2020
Time- 19:30:00, GMT +5:30
Venue-Sharjah Cricket Stadium – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
RCB vs KKR Toss Prediction
Both teams won the toss and batted first last time out, as has tended to be the preference nowadays.
Sharjah is set for another hot evening, with the humidity relatively low too to make for a dry, clear night.
Sharjah has been a batting paradise so far.