Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are set to confront in the 27th match of ongoing Indian Premier League tournament. The match is about to be played on 23rd April 2017. The game will be played at Eden Gardens stadium located in Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal state. The match is going to start at sharp 8:00 PM, according to Indian Standard Time.
This will be the seventh match for KKR as well as RCB. In 2017’s IPL cricket championship, this is an important match for RCB as the team needs to boost its rank in IPL 2017 points table. Presently, Royal Challengers Bangalore holds 7th rank in the points table and Kolkata Knight Riders is holding 2nd position in the same chart. Victory in this match is necessary for RCB to improve its position in the points table.
Showcasing an awesome performance throughout this domestic cricket competition, Gautam Gambhir led KKR won 4 matches out of 6 games. Kolkata Knight Riders lost the matches played against Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions. With an admirable net run rate of +0.709, Shah Rukh Khan owned KKR team is ranking 2nd in IPL 2017 points table. Thus, the team is securing a safer position in top four excellent-performer teams of this season of Indian Premier League.
On other side, Royal Challengers Bangalore is struggling hard to progress in this competition. It has to win this match so as to improve its rank in IPL points table. Till now, the team has played six matches. Led by Virat Kohli, team RCB has managed to win only two games out of six matches. RCB was defeated by the opponent teams in remaining four matches. Let’s see how the team excels in this game to achieve victory.