IPL 2021 UAE leg begins today (September 19) with the opening game between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians. Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns in the 2nd match tomorrow (September 20) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. RCB are among the best performers in the tournament so far with 5 wins and 2 losses in 7 games.
On the other hand, KKR are among the worst performers, losing 5 games out of 7 they played so far. RCB stand on the 3rd spot in the points table while KKR hold the 7th spot. In the last KKR vs RCB encounter in IPL 2021, Virat Kohli-led RCB won the match by 38 runs. As KKR vs RCB game is all set to take place, we talk about 3 big RCB players who might warm the bench in the opening match.
IPL 2021: KKR vs RCB- 3 Big RCB Players Who Might Warm The Bench
3. Dan Christian
Dan Christian is the first RCB player who might not be part of the KKR vs RCB match in IPL 2021. For the 4 overseas option, RCB have many players due to which Dan Christian might be benched in the opening game.
For the overseas players, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson, and Wanindu Hasaranga are more popular to get a call in the playing XI. In the first leg. Christian played 3 matches for RCB. He scored 3 runs and remained wicketless.