In the 48th game of IPL 2018, the hosts Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will meet against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Holkar Cricket Stadium (Indore) on Monday night. In the latest points table (updated till May 13), KXIP is at no.3 with 12 points while RCB is at the seventh position with 8 points.
Both teams have played 11 games in this season where KXIP has won six matches and RCB has won just 4 games. The Monday night game will be the seventh home game for KXIP and the sixth away game for RCB in this season.
Earlier in this season, both met once at Bengaluru on April 13 where RCB claimed a 4-wicket victory with 3 balls to spare.
Before the beginning of the game, we are looking at some important stats of KXIP and RCB, which are related to the upcoming match.
Form in the IPL 2018
KXIP (in last five matches) – Lost, Lost, Won, Lost and Lost
RCB (in last five matches) – Lost, Won, Lost, Lost and Won
Early meeting in this season: RCB won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls to spare) at Bengaluru on April 13.
(Teams’ run-rate in the different phases)
(Notes: excluded the over-reduction innings. For KXIP: excluded their away game against Kolkata Knight Riders)
(Total wickets taken with different bowling style)
Head-to-head IPL records between KXIP and RCB
Important IPL stats at Holkar Cricket Stadium (Indore)
Important IPL stats between KXIP and RCB
Other important stats
- KXIP batsman Chris Gayle (3,958 runs) needs to score 42 more runs to complete 4,000 IPL runs. If he gets this in this game, he will be the seventh IPL player to achieve this feat.
- RCB batsman Virat Kohli (396 sixes) needs to hit four more sixes to complete 400 sixes in his professional career.