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IPL 2021: KKR vs RCB- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Predicted Playing XI Against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will kick off their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 United Arab Emirates (UAE) campaign with a battle against team Royal Challengers Bangalore ( RCB) on September 20 at Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

When the first half of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 ended Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were placed at the 7th spot with only 4 points in their bag. Things were not going right for the Eoin Morgan-led side and they managed to win only 2 out of 7 games played in the league.

Notably, this will be the second time KKR will be going head to head with 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 was unable to chase.

Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders will be hoping to get into winning ways when the IPL 2021 UAE leg starts. Notably, KKR has made one forced change in the squad as Tim Southee has come in as a replacement for Pat Cummins.

Here’s a look at our KKR’s predicted playing XI for the 31st match of IPL 2021 between KKR and RCB.

IPL 2021: KKR vs RCB- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Predicted Playing XI Against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill (Image Credits: Twitter)

The 22-year-old Shubman Gill will once again get the opportunity to open the innings for the Kolkata Knight Riders. He is one of the vital members of the lineup and will have a big responsibility to provide Knight Riders good starts in the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.

During the first phase of IPL 2021, Gill had a poor outing as he managed to score only 132 runs in 7 games at a poor average of 18.85 and strike rate of 117.85.

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