Bangalore vs Kolkata Preview: Dream Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Top Fantasy Picks
From needing 31 runs in 5 overs with 6 wickets in hand, the Kolkata team lost their match against Mumbai and were left scratching their heads. Some poor batting in the death overs let the entire team down.
Bangalore on the other hand has won both their matches and sit pretty on the top of the table. Their confidence is skyrocketing with Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB De Villiers in good form.
Bangalore vs Kolkata – Match 10: Venue Details
The match between Bangalore vs Kolkata will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai & telecasted live at 3:30 pm IST.
- Average 1st Innings score on this ground: 148 (Par score here)
Bangalore vs Kolkata: Pitch Report & Weather Conditions
Scoring has become difficult on the Chennai pitch as the matches have progressed. The par score has come down between 145-155. The spinners have started to get their purchase on this track.
Top Picks for Your Dream Fantasy Team 11:
Following should be top picks for playing fantasy cricket on Bangalore vs Kolkata match:
- Virat Kohli has got two solid starts, but failed to convert them into big scores. He has 66 runs so far at a strike-rate of 113.79. Not long before he gets a big one.
- Nitish Rana leads the batting charts with 137 runs in 2 games at a strike-rate of 133.
- Harshal Patel has been impressive for Bangalore with the ball, he has 7 wickets at an economy rate of 6.50.
- Andre Russell’s batting might have let Kolkata down in the last game, but his bowling was very good. He has 6 wickets in 2 games at an economy rate of 9.40.
Expert Opinion on Bangalore vs Kolkata match
Shubman Gill has been getting starts and he was Kolkata’s highest run-getter last season, he could be a differential captain/vice-captain pick for this match.
Captain & Vice-Captain choices for your fantasy XI team
- Captain choices: Virat Kohli, Nitish Rana, Glenn Maxwell
- Vice-Captain choices: Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, AB De Villiers
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