In the 31st match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will lock horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on September 20 at Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
When the first half of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 ended both the teams had contrary outings. On one side the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had won 5 out of 7 games and were placed at number 3 spot. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were placed at the 7th spot with only 4 points in their bag. The Eoin Morgan-led side managed to win only 2 out of 7 games played in the league.
Meanwhile, this will be the second time KKR will be facing RCB in IPL 2021. The first match between the teams took place in Chennai on April 18, 2021, and RCB won that game by 38 runs. Notably, RCB posted huge 204 runs on the board which team Kolkata Knight Riders ( KKR) was unable to chase.
In this article, we will do an interesting assignment and will try to form the best-combined XI from the stacked lineups of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
IPL 2021: KKR vs RCB- Best Combined XI Of Kolkata Knight Riders And Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (C)
The captain of team Royal Challengers Bangalore Virat Kohli is the easiest choice to include in the best-combined XI of Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kohli is the highest run-scorer in the history of the tournament and is one of the most consistent batsmen.
He has been opening for the franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 and has done a decent job with the bat.
Virat Kohli scored 198 runs in 7 matches at an average of 33.00 and a strike rate of 121.47. Under him, the Bangalore franchise performed exceptionally well in the first phase of the Indian T20 league.