Guwahati: 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.