IPL Match#6: KXIP vs RCB Playing XI, Venue, Pitch Report, and Weather Forecast

The sixth match of Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL) is going to be played between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday, 24 September 2020 at Dubai International Stadium. KL Rahul will face King Kohli on the ground of Dubai.

Both the teams have already played inaugural games in which Kings XI Punjab surprisingly lost against Delhi Capitals while Virat Kohli Led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won their season opener by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and will hunt for their second win in a row today. 

Chris Morris is unavailable for RCB, but the team is in a better position than KXIP.  It is hard to judge any team by just one match in a long tournament but RCB had many positive things in their first match against SRH. The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has a good opener in the form of Devdutt Padikkal who proved his worth for the team.

On the other hand KL Rahul led Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) got a heartbreaking defeat against DC. The management believes that the umpiring error had cost them the match, however, KXIP would look to rise again and will perform better today.

In the past, both of the teams had played 24 matches against each other and each team won 12. This shows the intense and close rivalry between the KXIP and RCB and we can expect a thrilling encounter today in Dubai.

Match Time

The sixth IPL match between KXIP and RCB will start at 7:30 PM (IST) at Dubai International Stadium. The toss will take place at 7:00 PM (IST)

KXIP Playing XI for Today Match

Match 6. Kings XI Punjab XI: KL Rahul, M Agarwal, K Nair, N Pooran, S Khan, G Maxwell, J Neesham, M Shami, S Cottrell, M Ashwin, R Bishnoi

RCB Playing XI for Today Match

Match 6. Royal Challengers Bangalore XI: A Finch, D Padikkal, V Kohli, AB de Villiers, J Philippe, W Sundar, S Dube, N Saini, U Yadav, D Steyn, Y Chahal

KXIP vs RCB Today Match Pitch Report

The pitch is dry for today’s match and we can expect a lot of runs today. So far in IPL 2020, two matches have been played at Dubai International Stadium and both of the times the pitch was not good to bat on. In both the previous match, score was around 160 and was defended. We can expect the same tonight. 

KXIP vs RCB Weather Forecast 

Well in Dubai, do u expect rain? Never, there is no chance rain at all in Dubai today. He tempraure will be around 40 degree celsius during the day time and will be around 29 degree celsius at night. The humidity level would be around 35%. 

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Head to Head Records

Leading Run-Scorers 

  • Kings XI Punjab: Shaun Marsh (266)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle (774)

Highest Score in an Innings

  • Kings XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist (106)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle (117)

Most Wickets

  • Kings XI Punjab: Sandeep Sharma (16)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: Yuzvendra Chahal (19)

Best Bowling Figures

  • Kings XI Punjab: Piyush Chawla (4/17)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: Sreenath Aravind (4/14)

Highest Innings Total

  • Kings XI Punjab: 232/2
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 226/3

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