The Kolkata Knight Riders looked rusty in their opening match of IPL 2020 season against the Indians in Mumbai. However, the Champions twice recovered from that loss and scored a convincing win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their next match.
The team led by Dinesh Karthik will compete head-to-head with Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020 on Wednesday. The royals scored two wins in Sharjah, but their next match will be played at Dubai International Stadium.
Dubai hosted the exciting meeting between Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Mumbai Indians on Monday. The match between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab at Dubai International Stadium also ended in a draw.
With Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals having momentum at their side, the upcoming IPL 2020 meet promises to be an impact meeting. Here’s a look at the stadium report on the Dubai International Stadium and the game’s weather conditions.
RR vs KKR Pitch Report
As mentioned earlier, the two IPL 2020 matches have been capped by a draw at Dubai International Stadium so far. In the match between MI and RCB, both sides crossed the 200-point mark. Spinners and fast shooters got a little help from the wicket.
While the field is not a hitting paradise like Sharjah, batsmen can play heavy shots after settling down. Ishaan Kishan, AB de Villiers, Kieron Pollard, Devdutt Padikkal, and Aaron Finch He scored half a century in the previous match at Dubai International Stadium.
Here are some important numbers from the previous T20 games played in Dubai.
Matches played in T20: 72
Matches won by first hit teams: 27
Matches won by second-hit teams: 44 (one match ended in a draw with no winner)
Highest score for the first half: 206/3 – Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 2020
Lowest score in the first round: 59: Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar Zalmi, 2017
Highest Successful Run Hunt: 203/8 – Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars, 2016
Average score for the first round: 151
Weather conditions at Dubai International Stadium for IPL 2020 match between RR and KKR
The temperature is expected to be 33 degrees Celsius during the match time in Dubai. The skies will remain clear, with a 0% chance of rain on Wednesday.
Posted 29 Sep 2020, 18:39 IST