The Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Kolkata Knight Riders have been the most competitive teams in the Indian Premier League this season. They have been winning against each other for a long time now and these two teams were bound to face each other in the final. The Kolkata Knight Riders are the defending champions and they looked to complete the hat-trick this season. The Royal Challengers Bangalore, on the other hand, hoped to become just the second team to become the Indian Premier League Champions this year.
They have both been very consistent all season long and they have proved their mettle to be among the best in this league. They have experienced substantial changes in their playing elevens throughout this season though, due to injuries or otherwise. Virat Kohli has played all through this league and has made the most of his opportunities to lead his team towards success. But he has also struggled with an injury at times which affected his performance greatly. RCB may be looking to use this final to get their captain back to full strength.
RCB have also had a very strong bench throughout this IPL season. They will want to make the most of the bench in this final. This bench has seen substantial changes in recent matches, especially with the inclusion of Travis Head and Tymal Mills who are both capable of bowling fast. Chris Gayle has also been in good form all season long, but he was struggling with an injury and the reason why he could not play the game against RCB.
The play-off for KKR Vs RCB IPL match was fantastic and the former team emerged to be the winner in the match. Hence, it is crucial that the bowlers perform to their optimum level and don’t concede runs during the IPL 2021 Match Prediction.