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6th Match of IPL 2020: KXIP Vs RCB, Venue, Pitch report & Prediction

Match 6 of this season will be hosted today i.e. 24 September 2020, Thursday at Dubai international cricket stadium. KL Rahul led-KXIP will lock horns with Virat Kohli led-RCB. The event is all set to begin at 07:30 pm IST. You can watch live matches on Star Sports 1 HD/SD, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD/SD channels. For live streaming download Disney+ Hotstar on your mobile devices.

IPL 2020: KXIP Vs RCB

KXIP have already lost their first match against Delhi Capitals whereas RCB kick-started by beating SRH. Batting has always been the strength of RCB. The top batsman from team Ab de Villiers and Padikkal’s proved it enough. Even Yuzwendra Chahal was in the spotlight for his bowling skills. KXIP despite being so close to winning missed the opportunity in super over. It was a short-run call by the on-field umpire otherwise KXIP could have won the match.

KXIP vs RCB head-to-head

Total matches: 24

KXIP won: 12

RCB won: 12

No result: 0

Playing XIs (KXIP vs RCB)

Kings XI Punjab Squad:

Captain/WK: KL Rahul

Mayank Agarwal, Glenn Maxwell, Chris Gayle, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad:

Captain: Virat Kohli, WK: Josh Philippe

Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Shivam Dube, AB de Villiers, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal

Stats according to venue

KXIP: Played 1, Won 1

RCB: Played 3, Won 2, Lost 1

Possible breakthroughs

  • Chris Gayle will complete1000 IPL runs for KXIP; needs 142 to fill the gap
  • Virat Kohli will be the 1st cricketer to score 5500 IPL runs; needs 74 runs
  • Dale Steyn might complete100 wickets in the IPL; just 3 wickets away.
  • AB de Villiers will score 4500 IPL runs; needs 54 more.

Weather forecast & Pitch Report:

As reported there is no possibility of rain, the day temperature will be high as to 40 degree Celsius and will fall to 28 degrees in the night.

The timing for a toss is sharp 7.00 PM IST. Considering the dew factor, it’s better to play 2nd inning. In previous two matches at Dubai cricket stadium, the captains preferred batting and they both could not win.

Who will win this match?

It is a bit difficult task as both the teams are equally capable and competitive in terms of batting and bowling. Let’s see who will earn this victory? Will Kohli be able to keep up the momentum or KL Rahul who is so desperate to win will grab the opportunity.

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