Royal Challengers Bangalore will be all set to lock horns against Kolkata Knight Riders in this crucial TATA IPL encounter. Welcome to the RCB vs KOL Dream11 team prediction today and match preview.

Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 3 of their last 5 matches with greater potential to gain momentum that should keep them focused on giving their all in this fixture.

Kolkata Knight Riders on the other are on a 4-match losing streak which could bring in several tactical changes to get back in contention as a win here can certainly bolster confidence levels.

Probable Winner, Match Tips, and Match Prediction

Royal Challengers Bangalore should win this match by a very close margin.

Match Odds

RCB- 1.81     KOL- 2.12

Pitch Report and Toss

The pitch is beneficial for spin bowlers. The winners of the toss should bowl first.


The weather forecasts a warm humid day.

Probable Playing 11

Royal Challengers Bangalore

D.Karthik (wk), V.Kohli, F.du Plessis, M.Lomror, S.Prabhudesai, G.Maxwell, W.Hasaranga, S.Ahmed, M.Siraj, H.Patel, D.Willey

Kolkata Knight Riders

L.Das (wk), N.Jagadeesan, V.Iyer, J.Roy, N.Rana, R.Singh, A.Russell, S.Narine, U.Yadav, V.Chakravarthy, S.Sharma

Match Details


Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders 

Date and Time: 26th April  – 07:30 pm IST

Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, India

Telecast: Star Sports Network, Jio Cinema App and Website

RCB vs KOL Dream11 Team Prediction Today, TATA IPL, Fantasy Cricket Picks, Match Preview


Dinesh Karthik (9.5 Cr) was not at his best in the last match against RR which will be his main motivation to fight back with a stronger form as seen at the beginning of the season.


Virat Kohli (9.5 Cr) has been an integral part of the top order that helped him score consistent runs but was not able to showcase his best performance in the last 2 matches which can push him to regain his form.

Faf du Plessis (9.0 Cr) has scored amazing totals the last 3 games and will look to continue with his contributions in this important fixture as winning the match will certainly be at the top of his list.

Rinku Singh (8.0 Cr) scored 53 runs at a strike rate of 160.61 to maintain his contributions in the middle order during the last match which could keep him focused on this fixture.

Jason Roy (8.5 Cr) can hit amazing shots at fascinating strike rates which was witnessed since his arrival to the starting lineup to score 104 runs in the last 2 games.


Glenn Maxwell (9.0 Cr) added 77 runs to his name in the last match and holds fantastic potential to provide amazing performances which could allow him to build up consistency.

Sunil Narine (8.5 Cr) has not been at his best in the recent games after failing to add wickets but his experience and potential could lead to a stronger approach to regain his momentum at this stage of the tournament.

Andre Russell (8.5 Cr) has been consistent with his contributions in his game time this season but looks focused on giving his all in every match which should be the case for this game.


Mohammed Siraj (9.0 Cr) has picked 131 wickets in 7 matches with a fantastic pace that was not seen in his last match but should improve with every passing match with the solid current momentum he brings to the team.

Harshal Patel (8.5 Cr) can create brilliant wickets as witnessed throughout his recent games with gradual improvements in form which should allow him to focus on giving his all in this match.

Varun Chakravarthy (8.0 Cr) has created consistent wickets with the potential to showcase their talents to break building partnerships which can keep him focused on this contest.

Dream11 Team Prediction Captain and Vice-Captain

F.du Plessis will be our captain because of his ability to perform well on this surface added to his will to give his all in this contest.

G.Maxwell will be our vice-captain because of his current form which has helped him maintain consistency.


Karthik, Kohli, du Plessis (C), Singh, Roy, Maxwell (VC), Narine, Russell, Siraj, Patel, Chakravarthy

Dream11 Team Disclaimer

The veracity of our selections and team is based on earnest analysis of the league, matches, and playing 11s. We implore you to forage your team by your own accord with these facets helping spur your decision making.

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