IPL 2023, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Indian Premier League The ninth match of 2023 will be played today (April 6) between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. This match between the two teams will be held at Eden Gardens, the historic ground in Kolkata. RCB’s team has won its opener against Mumbai Indians. At the same time, KKR got defeated against Punjab Kings in their first match. Nitish Rana’s team would like to make a comeback in this match. While Faf du Plessis’s team would like to continue their winning campaign. The Bangalore team has suffered a setback before the match against KKR. Team’s best bowler Reece Topley will be ruled out of the match due to injury.
David Willey will get a chance
Injured Reece Topley has reached Kolkata with the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. But he has not been able to play against Kolkata Knight Riders. In his place, RCB can include David Willey in the playing eleven. He suffered a shoulder injury in the match played against Mumbai on 2 April. Before getting injured, he took one wicket in two overs bowling. But while fielding, his shoulder got injured while trying to stop the ball. However, official information has not yet been given for how many matches he will be out.
RCB start with a win
In IPL 2023, Royal Challengers Bangalore started with a win. In the match against Mumbai in Bengaluru on 2 April, he defeated Rohit Sharma’s team by 8 wickets. Batting first, Mumbai scored 171 runs for seven wickets. Chasing the target of 172 runs for the win, the RCB team completed the target at the loss of 2 wickets with 22 balls remaining. For Bangalore, Virat Kohli and Faf Du Plessis scored half-centuries while batting furiously. Du Plessis played an inning of 73 runs off 43 balls. Whereas Virat Kohli remained unbeaten after scoring 82 runs off 49 balls.
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