KXIP are having a torrid time in the IPL 2015; having won just two out of the eight games © IANS
KXIP are having a torrid time in the IPL 2015; having won just two out of the eight games © IANS

Powerhouse, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) take on runners-up of previous edition, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Match 40 of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday. Both the teams play their 10th game of the season, as RCB look to go up the table. Live Updates: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab

RCB though have put in some good performances after the string of losses early on. Their bowling has been setting up games for them and with AB de Villiers back in the top three, things have started to work for them. When the top-order has failed, the likes of Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan have stepped up. Live Scorecard: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab

KXIP are having a torrid time in the IPL 2015; having won just two out of the eight games they have played. Their batting has not clicked and apart from Sandeep Sharma and Anureet Singh their bowlers have not stepped up at all. In 2014, their strength was their batting which has gone down badly this time around. Indian Premier League 2015: Points table

Squads:

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Darren Sammy, Mitchell Starc, Dinesh Karthik, Subramanium Badrinath, Sean Abbott, Adam Milne, Nic Maddinson, Ashok Dinda, Manvinder Bisla, Varun Aaron, Vijay Zol, Sarfaraz Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Shishir Bhavane, Iqbal Abdullah, David Wiese, Rilee Rossouw, Abu Nechim, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sandeep Warrier, Yogesh Takawale, Jalaj Saxena.

Kings XI Punjab: George Bailey (c), Virender Sehwag, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Mitchell Johnson, Murali Vijay, Shaun Marsh, Akshar Patel, Sandeep Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Manan Vohra, Thisara Perera, Rishi Dhawan, Anureet Singh, Karanveer Singh, Nikhil Naik, Parvinder Awana, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Yogesh Golwalkar, Beuran Hendricks, Shivam Sharma, Shardul Thakur.