The 8th match of Vivo IPL 2017 has been scheduled to play on 10 April between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore from 8:00 PM IST. Both RCB and KXIP are coming into this match by winning their last matches and both teams will look to maintain their winning streak in the competition.
Good things started for home team KXIP with new skipper as Glenn Maxwell led side in previous match against Pune Supergiant to register win their opening game of season. Kings XI still need some good performance from top order batting lineup. Hashim Amla, Manan Vohra, Wriddhiman Saha have to score quick runs and give team a firing start.
Kings 11 Punjab has got good fast bowling lineup as Ishant, Mohit and Varun are the key bowlers for side. All-rounder Stoinis is also a key bowler as well as lower middle order batsman. On the other side, Royal Challengers Bangalore are also depending a lot on batsmen like Gayle, Watson who haven’t performed yet.
AB De Villiers is also expected to play today’s match and it is also reported that Virat Kohli will be playing tonight and will lead RCB in an important game against KXIP.
Kings XI Punjab
Glenn Maxwell (captain), Matt Henry, David Miller, Pardeep Sahu, Eoin Morgan, Armaan Jaffer, Ishant Sharma, Varun Aaron, T Natarajan, Nikhil Shankar Naik, Manan Vohra, Mohit Sharma, Swapnil Singh, Rahul Tewatia, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Marcus Stoinis, Shaun Marsh, Sandeep Sharma, Akshar Patel, Hashim Amla, Anureet Singh, K.C. Cariappa, Wriddhiman Saha, Martin Guptill, Rinku Singh, Darren Sammy.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (captain), Chris Gayle, Pawan Negi, Stuart Binny, Iqbal Abdulla, Adam Milne, Kedar Jadhav, Tymal Mills, Samuel Badree, Sachin Baby, AB De Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan, Billy Stanlake, Vishnu Vinod, Mandeep Singh, Sreenath Arvind, Aniket Chaudhary, Avesh Khan, Praveen Dubey, Travis Head, Shane Watson, Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, Praveen Dubey, Harshal Patel.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking favorite in today’s match against Kings XI Punjab and as per twenty20wiki.com’s predictions, they have got 60 percent winning chances.
Holkar Cricket stadium pitch is a batting supportive wicket and there can be lots of fours and sixes in this eighth game of Indian Premier League 2017 on April 10th. The projected score in KXIP vs RCB match is 170 while batting first.