Bengaluru vs Kolkata, Match 10: BEN vs KOL MPL Opinio Today’s Prediction – Who will win? | CricTracker

Bengaluru last won a match against Kolkata at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in 2015.

By Ankit Anand

Published – 28 Mar 2024, 17:24 IST | Updated – 28 Mar 2024, 17:25 IST

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Bengaluru will take on Kolkata in the 10th match of the Indian T20 League 2024 on Friday, March 29, at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. It will be the second game of the season for Bengaluru, while Kolkata will be playing their second game of the season.

Bengaluru faced Punjab in their last game and elected to bowl after winning the toss. Punjab scored 176 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. Mohammed Siraj and Glenn Maxwell took two wickets each for Bengaluru. Virat Kohli led the batting attack for Bengaluru with his knock of 77 runs off 49 deliveries. Bengaluru reached the target of 177 runs in 19.2 overs. Kohli won the Player of the Match award for his batting performance.

Kolkata defeated Hyderabad in their first outing by four runs. Hyderabad elected to bowl after winning the toss. Kolkata made 208 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Andre Russell emerged as the highest run-scorer and remained unbeaten on 64 runs off 25 deliveries. Kolkata’s bowlers restricted Hyderabad to 204 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Harshit Rana took three wickets for 33 runs in four overs, and Russell picked two wickets for 25 runs in two overs. Russell won the Player of the Match award. 

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Bengaluru vs Kolkata Head to Head

Bengaluru and Kolkata have faced each other on 32 occasions in the Indian T20 League so far. Bangalore have won 14 out of these 33 matches, while Kolkata have been victorious in 18 games.
Kolkata have won four out of the last five matches against Bengaluru. They have won the previous five games against Bengaluru at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Bengaluru last won a match against Kolkata at this venue in 2015.

Probable Playing XIs


Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Mayank Dagar, Mohammed Siraj, Yash Dayal


Philip Salt (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy 

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M Chinnaswamy Stadium Pitch Report

The surface at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium might have a lot to offer to the batters. The average first innings score in the last five T20 matches has been 198 runs. The teams batting first have won three out of the previous five games here. However, the team winning the toss might look to bowl.  

Bengaluru vs Kolkata, Match 10: Today’s MPL Opinio Prediction

Bengaluru vs Kolkata Key Player Battles

Sunil Narine vs Bengaluru’s batters

Narine is just three wickets away from becoming the leading wicket-taker against Bengaluru. He has picked a total of 23 wickets against Bengaluru in 19 matches at an average of 20.04.

Narine has dismissed Virat Kohli twice and has given 62 runs off 62 deliveries. He has conceded 42 runs off 53 deliveries against Faf du Plessis and has dismissed him twice. Glenn Maxwell has a strike rate of less than 100 against Narne and has been dismissed once.

Andre Russell vs Bengaluru

Russell has a strong record against the pace duo of Alzarri Joseph and Yash Dayal. He has scored 48 runs off 23 deliveries against Joseph and has scored 26 runs off nine deliveries against Dayal.

Russel has a batting strike rate of 122 against Mohammed Siraj. He takes a wicket every 10 balls in between overs 17 to 20.

Virat Kohli vs Kolkata’s bowlers

Kohli has scored 861 runs in 29 innings against Kolkata at an average of 35.87 and a strike rate of 130.06. He has made 62 runs off 62 deliveries against Narine, 31 runs off 33 deliveries against Varun Chakaravarthy, and 20 runs off 10 deliveries against Suyash Sharma. Kohli has a batting average of 61 in 7 to 11 overs.

Faf du Plessis vs Kolkata’s bowlers

He has a batting average of 41 against Varun Chakaravarthy and has made 41 runs off 30 deliveries. Du Plessis has scored 39 runs off 19 deliveries against Andre Russell. He has scored 472 runs in 18 matches against Kolkata.

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