RCB vs KKR IPL Score: Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah.© BCCI/IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli has won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday in Eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Both the teams made no changes in their playing XI for the knockout game at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Bangalore finished third in the league stage with 18 points while Kolkata were the last team to qualify for the playoffs with 14 points. RCB registered a hard-fought victory by 7 wickets in their last league game against Delhi Capitals who lost Qualifier 1 to Chennai Super Kings. KKR will be full of confidence as they are coming on the back of two back-to-back victories in their last two league stage matches. Bangalore are still in the quest for their maiden IPL title while Kolkata won the title two times before in 2012 and 2014. The winner of this clash will face Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 while the losing team will be eliminated from the tournament. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Eliminator Live Score Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Straight From “Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Unchanged Playing XI For KKR As Well!
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI:Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (w), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) October 11, 2021
No Changes In RCB Playing XI!
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI:Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (w), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Daniel Christian, Shahbaz Ahmed, George Garton, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Captain Kohli has won the toss and we will be batting first.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) October 11, 2021
RCB Win Toss, Opt To Bat In Sharjah!
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper has won the toss and elected to bat vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Eliminator at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Both the teams met two times this season with each winning one.
Match 31- Abu Dhabi
KKR registered a big win by 9 wickets over RCB when they met last time during the league stage. RCB got all out for 92 runs in that game where Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russell didn’t allow Bangalore batters to settle with their regular wickets. Chakravarthy and Russell got three wickets each in that clash while Lokie Ferguson got two.
Match 10- Chennai
Batting first RCB put up 204 runs on the board where AB de Villiers (76*) and Glenn Maxwell (78) were the standout performers with the bat. ABD remained not out and played with a strike rate of 275 to take his team to a big total. Later while bowling RCB bowlers dominated the game and guided their team to a comfortable 38-run win.
Today both sides will faceoff for the third time this season to go a step ahead to play the finals against Chennai Super Kings. The losing side will be eliminated while the winning team will take on Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2.
Hello And Welcome!
Hello and Welcome to the live blog of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2021 Eliminator. The match will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. RCB finished the league stage at the third spot while KKR were the fourth and last team to qualify for the playoffs. Both the teams are coming on the back of a win in their last game, RCB defeated DC in a last-ball finish while KKR completely outplayed Rajasthan Royals.
The winner of this game will face Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 on Wednesday.
The match will start at 7:30 PM IST while the toss will be at 7:00 PM IST. Stay with us for all the live updates.
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