Determined Kohli & Dhoni
RPS is definitely has a reason to win this match at any cost to keep its playoff options open as Rising Pune Supergiant is with four wins and fourth position in the points table.
Pune is looking better side compare to RCB as they are more confident of the previous wins which filled some confidence in the side. RPS with match winners like MS Dhoni, Steven Smith, Dan Christian, Ben Stokes.
Ben stokes may be rested.
Ben Stokes was fallen ill and Australian Batsman Usman Khawaja may replace him. Khawaja was practicing in nets indicates he may be included in playing eleven.
RCB had a bad season so far with two wins in nine matches almost ruled out of playoff this season.
The main reason for RCB failures is the batting. Even though RCB is having strongest batting order with world class batsman. RCB is the team more dependent on top of order batsman is one of the reasons for RCB failure, middle order batsman needs to do well in order to win the matches.
However, Kohli is looking positive. He wants his teammates to ignore failures and look forward to upcoming matches. Now RCB captain looks more determined to the win every match from now. We know the potential of Virat Kholi he can do some things possible when they look impossible.