Newly-formed Kolkata Knight Rider will start their campaign under a completely new captain, Dinesh Karthik.
Kohli, who opened the batting with much success for Bangalore in the past seasons, said having specialists like Quinton de Kock and Brendon McCullum meant he could revert to the spot he bats at for the Indian team.
A close look at the Royal Challengers squad and one can decipher that they have gone ahead with the same philosophy as the previous years.
"By the time I came, they had covered the wicket so I could not see the wicket". Up and coming English bowler Tom Curran has been called on to replace Starc, with his style of bowling well suited to the shorter forms of the game. There were also doubts surrounding Chris Lynn and Andre Russell, who pulled out of the PSL due to injuries, and Sunil Narine, who was reported for a suspect action in the same tournament.
In an interesting recruiting play, RCB have recruited the entire KKR bowling line-up from past year. In Yuzvendra Chahal, RCB have retained a match-winning spinner.
I'd normally avoid two top batsman tips but with RCB there is always value if Virat Kohli doesn't give the return.
Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders is a team which has one of the biggest fan following in the tournament. The spectators witnessed a power-packed performance from Greek God of Bollywood Hrithik Roshan before the ceremony was concluded and the toss took place.
KKR go into the match with happy memories of bundling out RCB for the lowest ever IPL total (49) here past year, while in the return leg Narine smashed the tournament's fastest fifty (17 ball 54 ) as they made a double over Kohli's side in 2017. Our four overseas are ABD, McCullum, de Kock and Woakes.
Turning facts on China-US trade upside down makes no sense
The markets reacted negatively to the growing confrontation, with the S&P 500 Index down 1.1% as of 11:52 in NY on Friday. As Trump prepares to impose $60 billion in tariffs against Chinese products, China warns of severe repercussions.
Snow in the Forecast, Little Accumulation Expected
Initial forecasts this morning called for only 1 inch, but that estimate went up when snow began to fall earlier than expected. A cold front moved through overnight but the truly cold air will take until the afternoon to push through the region.
Rusty's Forecast - Record cold on the way tonight!
The storm will be well east of any interstate heading back to MI from the favorite spring break areas by Sunday morning. The system we have been monitoring is moving across the state and is carrying with it a lot of Pacific moisture.
Mourinho on Pogba: After today 'his price has gone up'
At the final whistle Pogba made a beeline to the United fans to celebrate before he caught the eye of Guardiola . Ahead of a game of huge symbolic importance to Manchester United , Jose Mourinho looked to the past for solace.
Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Matchup
In Chicago, Niko Goodrum hit a two-run homer after replacing the injured Miguel Cabrera and Detroit rallied past the White Sox. Upton's homer capped a five-run seventh inning for the Angels and highlighted their comeback from an early 6-0 deficit.
IPL 2018 match Preview: Chennai Super Kings Vs Mumbai Indians
The Indian Premier League is an nearly two-month event and will go on until May 31 keeping fans on their toes all this while. Playing at their home ground, it will be interesting to see how the Mumbai Indians will look to continue from past year .