The Royal Challengers Bangalore have been in nice type and can goal to proceed on the momentum once they tackle the Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2020 on Tuesday. Bangalore are at present third within the desk and have an opportunity to overhaul MI at second with a win.
KXIP are having a disastrous season up to now, having scored solely two factors from seven matches. Nonetheless, the facet receives a much-needed morale increase with the restoration of Chris Gayle, who is about to make his first look of the season later tonight.
As each the perimeters meet for the sport, let’s check out a few of the key stats:
Head to Head: There is not a lot to separate the 2 sides. RCB and KXIP have met on 25 events and the Punjab franchise leads marginally with a 13-12 combination. Of their previous 5 encounters, nonetheless, RCB have been dominant with 4 wins.
On the venue: Whereas they are going to be assembly for the primary time in Sharjah, this might be their third match in UAE. Kings XI Punjab have gained each the video games in opposition to RCB within the nation up to now, having registered an enormous 97-run win earlier this season over the facet — which additionally stays their solely win of the season.
– Washington Sundar boasts of a terrific economic system price of four.91 on this event. He has bowled 22 overs on this version up to now and is just topped by teammate Chris Morris (four.50), who has seven overs to his title.
– Chris Gayle has scored 2,233 runs within the powerplay in his IPL profession up to now, which is nearly half of his complete runs within the event’s historical past (four,484). If he performs at present, will he outshine Sundar?