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Live Cricket Streaming today IPL - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders

Andre Russell (KKR) has been in top form

Today’s live cricket streaming match from the IPL is Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders – this is a must win match for Royal Challengers Bangalore if they are to turn around their poor start to the season.

All you have to do to watch this exciting encounter is to download the BT Sport app in the UK or the Hotstar app in the UK or India.

Match Details

April 5th Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders 3:30PM

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Royal Challengers Bangalore have not had a great record at the Chinnaswamy Stadium off late. However, they would desperately want their home turf to bring back some fortune for them as the team is languishing at the bottom of the points table with four losses from four matches.

If RCB don't succeed in turning things around in the next couple of matches, it can be curtains for the team quite early in the season. A team which has batting powerhouses like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Shimron Hetmyer is expected to go further than this.

Parthiv Patel performed well in the first match and would continue to open the batting. His opening partners have been changing but it is expected that RCB would persist with Moeen Ali at the top of the order, with Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers following them.

The addition of Marcus Stoinis has given them some balance. Although Navdeep Saini did not get a wicket in the last match, he showed a lot of potential and is expected to come good again.

Kolkata Knight Riders rested Sunil Narine and went for opening the batting with Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana in the last match. Andre Russell would continue to be their most valuable player while Kuldeep Yadav is the trump card of their bowling. Lockie Ferguson and Prasidh Krishna have also been hitting hard lengths.

Probale playing XIs of both teams -

Royal Challengers Bangalore- Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj

Kolkata Knight Riders- Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Nikhil Naik, Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna

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