Chennai Super Kings would seek to get back to winning ways and consolidate their position at the top while Royal Challengers Bangalore would hope to build on the momentum when they lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match here on Monday.
Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore pip Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in a nerve-wracking Indian Premier League encounter, here on Saturday.
Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore will face third placed Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 33 of the tournament. RCB have won just three games from seven matches and will need to get a home win in order to break into the top four.
Pumped up after a thrilling win over the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the resurgent Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL cricket match here on Saturday.
Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore, two of the strongest teams in the Indian Premier League, will be up against each other in the 29th match of the tournament to be played today at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Awarded man of the match for his excellent bowling, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Varun Aaron on Sunday said his team had set a target to take early wickets and everything went as planned in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Delhi Daredevils.
High on confidence after convincing victories in their previous games, both Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will seek the winning momentum when they face off in the Indian Premier League here on Sunday.
RCB skipper Virat Kohli on Friday described his team's nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals as a "well-earned" and "timely" victory and hoped to carry forward the momentum in the remaining IPL matches.
After being defeated by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in a one-sided game, Rajasthan Royals coach Paddy Upton on Friday said his team was 30 runs short, as 170 on board could have been a good total against the rival team.
Skipper Virat Kohli blasted his second successive fifty and pacer Mitchell Starc snapped three wickets as Royal Challengers Bangalore notched up a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in their IPL encounter here on Friday.
In-form Rajasthan Royals take on struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 22nd match of the Indian Premier League at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad. While Rajasthan have lost just one match in the tournament, RCB have found it extremely hard to get the momentum going and are currently ranked at the bottom of the points table.
Two players, who were bought for big money at the Indian Premier League auction are struggling to justify the huge amount spent on them for the eighth edition of the hugely popular Twenty20 tournament.