Read a match preview and watch a live cricket stream of Bangalore vs Kolkata in IPL 7.
Where: Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium.
When: Thursday 24 April, 15.30 BST.
Watch live: Click here to watch with GoCricket.
The seventh addition of the IPL continues as unbeaten Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah.
RCB have cruised to two victories so far in 2014 as arguably the most impressive top order in the competition has gone to work on some deflated bowlers.
The auction’s most expensive signing this year, Yuvraj Singh, is proving to be worth the money with some fine knocks, capably supported by Parthiv Patel and AB de Villiers.
Deadly opener Chris Gayle has been absent with a sore back but much to the expected disappointment of Kolkata the powerful West Indian could return for this clash.
Neither of the two captains for these franchises have found their form at the crease as yet though, with Virat Kohli and Gautum Gambhir both hoping to show more this time around.
Veteran Jacques Kallis will also be looking to give a better performance, although Manish Pandey and Robin Uthappa will pose a danger to RCB.
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