Royal Challengers Bangalore
Fans of RCB are waiting with bated breath for IPL to begin and watch their favorite players in action. This year, RCB has sought the services of Australia’s limited over Captain Aaron Finch for a whopping 4.4 crore. Aaron is likely to add firepower to the squad of Virat Kohli-led RCB. Strangely, RCB featured in 3 IPL finals so far and lost all of them with a narrow margin. This year, RCB has also roped in Australia’s Kane Richardson and South African Dale Steyn for Rs 4.4 crore and Rs 2 crore respectively. RCB was founded in the year 2008, and since then it has become a regular feature of IPL. Since its existence, RCB has played its home matches at renowned M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), established in 2008, is based in Mohali, Punjab. KXIP plays its home matches in PCA Stadium, Mohali but has also played some home matches in Indore and Dharamsala. 2014 emerged as a remarkable year for KXIP when they topped the league table and finished as runners-up. In the last 11 years, KXIP has made only one other playoff appearance.
Last 5 Matches:
RCB Vs KXIP
RCB Vs KXIP 2018
RCB and KXIP played two matches against each other in the year 2018. In the first match, RCB defeated KXIP by 4 wickets with three balls left. While in the second match, RCB comfortably won the match by 10 wickets with 71 balls remaining.
In the second match, Kohli remained unbeaten at 48 and Parthiv played a knock of 40 runs and remained not out. This was the first time when RCB won back to back matches. With that win, KXIP lost out of the top four. KXIP also missed a chance to run out Kohli in that match. Ashwin missed a direct hit at the non-striker’s end as Parthiv was hitting boundaries. KXIP got all out for a paltry score of 88. Ravichandran Ashwin vented out his frustration and said it was a disappointing performance from everyone. The spinner went on to say that the entire team lacked professional efforts. In the match, KXIP’s batsmen frequently struggled to score runs, and that decided the outcome of the match. Umesh Yadav was declared Man of the Match in that game. And, Umesh Yadav also managed to win 5 Man of the Match awards against KXIP. Kohli expressed his happiness, saying that the entire team displayed a clinical performance.
RCB Vs KXIP 2019
In the year 2019, RCB and KXIP played two matches against each other. In the first match that took place on April 13, RCB registered a victory against KXIP by 8 wickets. While in the second match RCB managed to win against KXIP by 17 runs. In the first match, Kohli’s knock of 67 runs and Villiers’ 59 runs played a crucial role in defeating KXIP. Chris Gayle of KXIP played a blistering knock of 99 runs but it went in vain. In the match, Kohli appeared confident right from the start.
The captain looked in control and kept the asking rate in control. Soon after Kohli got out, de Villiers took control of things and successfully chased the score.
Earlier, KXIP made 173 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. RCB chased the target without any discomfort for the loss of two wickets. KXIP did not display a strong bowling attack as almost all players were hit either for fours or sixes. The game appeared to be a one-sided match throughout as RCB chased the target without any problems.
RCB Vs KXIP Match Prediction
In the last match played between RCB and KXIP and RCB, AB de Villiers’ knock of 82 runs remained instrumental. AB de Villiers’ remained unbeaten in that match. It was the last match between the two teams. It took place on April 25 and RCB won the match by 17 runs. Umesh Yadav managed to claim three wickets in the match. AB de Villiers and Stoinis shared a partnership of 121 runs for the fifth wicket. In the match, Kings XI somehow lost their discipline in bowling against RCB. Earlier, RCB made 202 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Chasing the huge total, the entire KXIP batting line-up collapsed at 185 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. The game also demonstrated how dangerous the RCB team could be. Captain R Ashwin kept his fingers crossed throughout the match but lost the match by 17 runs in the end. It was an interesting game and kept the spectators on their toes throughout the match.
RCB Vs KXIP Live
IPL has managed to keep fans and spectators all across the world entertained. Several interesting clashes have taken place in IPL over the years. A fierce competition takes place between various teams participating in IPL games. Several countries all over the globe have grabbed their own individual TV and streaming deals. It will help them in showing live action taking place at the stadium to scores of fans. You must check out who has secured the right to show the IPL matches in your country. It will allow you to watch the live action right from your comfort zone.
RCB Vs KXIP Head to Head
So far RCB and KXIP have faced each other for a total of 22 matches. Out of the 22 matches, 12 matches have been won by KXIP and 10 matches have been won by RCB. There was never any tie or no result game between the two teams.
Games played: 24
KXIP wins: 12
Royal Challengers Bangalore wins: 12
No result: 0
|2019||Royal Challengers Bangalore||17 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2019||Royal Challengers Bangalore||8 Wickets||Mohali|
|2018||Royal Challengers Bangalore||10 Wickets||Indore|
|2018||Royal Challengers Bangalore||4 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2017||Kings XI Punjab||16 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2017||Kings XI Punjab||8 Wickets||Indore|
|2016||Royal Challengers Bangalore||82 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2016||Royal Challengers Bangalore||1 Runs||Mohali|
|2015||Kings XI Punjab||22 Runs||Mohali|
|2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||138 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2014||Kings XI Punjab||32 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2014||Kings XI Punjab||5 Wickets||Dubai|
|2013||Kings XI Punjab||7 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2013||Kings XI Punjab||6 Wickets||Mohali|
|2012||Kings XI Punjab||4 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2012||Royal Challengers Bangalore||5 Wickets||Mohali|
|2011||Kings XI Punjab||111 Runs||Dharamsala|
|2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||85 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore||6 Wickets||Mohali|
|2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore||8 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||8 Runs||Durban|
|2009||Kings XI Punjab||7 Wickets||Durban|
|2008||Kings XI Punjab||9 Wickets||Mohali|
|2008||Kings XI Punjab||6 Wickets||Bengaluru|