KKR will be looking now to put the shock defeat against KTK behind and so get their performance again when they take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL match 24 at Eden Gardens today. Kolkata Knight Riders having won 3 out of 5 matches have played great and are surely the upper hand. The RCB on the other hand, have lost 3 matches back to back and one got abandoned because of rain.
Royal Challengers are very keen to draw the confidence from point that in T20 tournament, things can change anytime. Having played same XI in last matches, KKR have the ripe time to make some changes now.
On the Eden Gardens slow track, Daniel Vettori will look taking the charge with Zaheer Khan.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (c), Jacques Kallis, Manvinder Bisla, Manoj Tiwary, Yusuf Pathan, Eoin Morgan, Shakib-al-Hasan, Iqbal Abdulla, Rajat Bhatia, Brett Lee, Laxmipathy Balaji, Ryan ten Doeschate, Brad Haddin, James Pattinson, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Shreevats Goswami, Pradeep Sangwan, Shami Ahmed and Jaidev Unadkat.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Daniel Vettori (c), Mayank Agarwal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Asad Pathan, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Saurabh Tiwary, Cheteshwar Pujara, Johan van der Wath,Ryan Ninan, Zaheer Khan, Chris Gayle, Mohammad Kaif, Sreenath Aravind, Arun Karthik, Raju Bhatkal, ANPR Fernando, Muralidharen Gautam, Abrar Kazi, Charl Langeveldt, Abhimanyu Mithun, Luke Pomersbach, Rilee Rossouw, Jonathan Vandiar.