|IPL 2015 Betting|
| Kolkata Knight Riders
||vs|| Royal Challengers Bangalore
ScheduleSaturday, 11 April 2015 at 14:30 GMT / 15:30 UK / 20:00 IST
VenueEden Gardens, Kolkata
The existing champions, Kolkata Knight Riders, kicked off the ongoing Indian Premier League 2015 positively while beating Mumbai Indians by a margin of seven wickets. The latter managed 168 for the loss of three wickets in the allotted twenty overs and the former smashed 3-170 with nine balls remaining. Royal Challengers Bangalore held the seventh spot in the previous tournament by grasping just five matches out of 14, lost nine and attained 10 points. They will be playing their opening game of the event against KKR who took off from where they left in the seventh edition.
Gautam Gambhir tasted his maiden fifty of the event for KKR vs. MI as Suryakumar Yadav and Manish Pandey contributed 46 and 40 runs. Robin Uthappa, is capable of scoring brisky runs whereas Shakib Al Hasan and Andre Russell are tremendous all-rounders. Morne Morkel, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine and Umesh Yadav bowled superbly in the last match.
AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle were the star performers in the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 while Rilee Rossouw has improved in the shortest versions of the game. Nic Maddinson, Dinesh Karthik, S Badrinath, Mandeep Singh, Vijay Zol and Yogesh Takawale are useful batsmen of RCB. The formidable bowling unit will be looked after by Mitchell Starc, Adam Milne, Harsh Patel, Sarfraz Khan, Iqbal Abdulla, Darren Sammy, Ashok Dinda, Abu Nechim, Varun Aaron and Sean Abbott.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 @ 14:30 GMT, 20:00 local at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
A forecast of afternoon thunderstorm with the temperatures around 25-33ᵒC.
The winning captain will prefer to opt for bowling.
The slow surface will provide much assistance to the batsmen as compared to the bowlers.
Kolkata Knight Riders – Gautam Gambhir (C), Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Morne Morkel.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – (From), Virat Kohli (C), Chris Gayle, Varun Aaron, Sean Abbott, Abu Nechim, S Badrinath, Shishir Bhavane, Manvinder Bisla, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Ashok Dinda, Iqbal Abdulla, Dinesh Karthik, Sarfraz Khan, Nic Maddinson, Mandeep Singh, Adam Milne, Harshal Patel, Rilee Rossouw, Darren Sammy, Sandeep Warrier, Jalaj Saxena, Mitchell Starc, Yogesh Takawale, David Wiese, Vijay Zol.
Kolkata Knight Riders will be the possible winners in the coming encounter.