| Kolkata Knight Riders
||vs|| Royal Challengers Bangalore
ScheduleThursday, 22 May 2014 at 10:30 GMT / 11:30 UK / 16:00 IST
VenueEden Gardens, Kolkata
Kolkata Knight Riders grabbed the previous game vs. Chennai Super Kings by a vast margin of eight wickets. Royal Challengers Bangalore were defeated by the underdogs, Sunrisers Hyderabad, by eight wickets in the last game. KKR are placed fourth on the table with 14 points from 12 games whereas RCB follows them with 10 points from 12 as well. The next encounter will be an important one for both teams who will try to grasp another two points.
Robin Uthappa powered his fourth fifty of the event vs. CSK and Shakib Al Hasan remained unbeaten for 46 while Manish Pandey along with Gautam Gambhir are in good nick. Sunil Narine is their leading bowler whereas Piyush Chawla and Shakib Al Hasan are assisting him nicely.
Virat Kohli scored his maiden fifty of the tournament against SRH as AB de Villiers, Yuvraj Singh and Parthiv Patel are contributing reasonably well. Varun Aaron, Mitchell Starc and Yuzvendra Chachal form a stable bowling combination.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 @ 10:30 GMT, 16:00 local at Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Mostly sunny with temperatures around 28-41ᵒC
The winner will bat first
A nice strip for batting
Kolkata Knight Riders – Gautam Gambhir (C), Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawala, Pat Cummins, Umesh Yadav, Sunil Narine.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Virat Kohli (C), Chris Gayle, Parthiv Patel, Yuvraj Singh, AB de Villiers, Sachin Rana, Abu Nechim, Mitchell Starc, Muttiah Muralitharan, Yuzvendra Chachal, Varun Aaron.
KKR will be the possible winners