IPL 2021 Eliminator, RCB vs KKR Live Score: Royal Challengers Bangalore-Kolkata Knight Riders Locked In Knockout Battle In Sharjah

RCB vs KKR IPL Score: Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah.© BCCI/IPL

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday in Eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Bangalore finished third in the league stage with 18 points while Kolkata were the last team to qualify for the playoffs with 14 points. RCB registered a hard-fought victory by 7 wickets in their last league game against Delhi Capitals who lost Qualifier 1 to Chennai Super Kings. KKR will be full of confidence as they are coming on the back of two back-to-back victories in their last two league stage matches. Bangalore are still in the quest for their maiden IPL title while Kolkata won the title two times before in 2012 and 2014. The winner of this clash will face Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 while the losing team will be eliminated from the tournament. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Eliminator Live Score Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Straight From “Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

  • 18:53 (IST)

    Knockout Battle!

    Both the teams met two times this season with each winning one.

    Match 31- Abu Dhabi

    KKR registered a big win by 9 wickets over RCB when they met last time during the league stage. RCB got all out for 92 runs in that game where Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russell didn’t allow Bangalore batters to settle with their regular wickets. Chakravarthy and Russell got three wickets each in that clash while Lokie Ferguson got two.

    Match 10- Chennai

    Batting first RCB put up 204 runs on the board where AB de Villiers (76*) and Glenn Maxwell (78) were the standout performers with the bat. ABD remained not out and played with a strike rate of 275 to take his team to a big total. Later while bowling RCB bowlers dominated the game and guided their team to a comfortable 38-run win.

    Today both sides will faceoff for the third time this season to go a step ahead to play the finals against Chennai Super Kings. The losing side will be eliminated while the winning team will take on Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2.

  • 18:12 (IST)

    Hello And Welcome!

    Hello and Welcome to the live blog of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2021 Eliminator. The match will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. RCB finished the league stage at the third spot while KKR were the fourth and last team to qualify for the playoffs. Both the teams are coming on the back of a win in their last game, RCB defeated DC in a last-ball finish while KKR completely outplayed Rajasthan Royals.

    The winner of this game will face Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 on Wednesday.

    The match will start at 7:30 PM IST while the toss will be at 7:00 PM IST. Stay with us for all the live updates.

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