[videourl mediaid="yLJ1jxV0" url="https://mum-videostream.s3.amazonaws.com/cricketcountry/2019/04APRIL/04/IPL-MATCH-17-PREVIEW.mp4"] <p></p> <p></p>Match 17 of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ipl-2019" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2019 IPL</a> between hosts <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/royal-challengers-bangalore" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Royal Challengers Bangalore</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/kolkata-knight-riders" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Kolkata Knight Riders</a> at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium is a few hours away. <p></p> <p></p>Contrasting fortunes for both teams. Two-time IPL winners Kolkata began with two victories on the back of some ballistic hitting from Andre Russell, and then forced a tie into the Super Over against Delhi Daredevils before a series of superb yorkers from Kagiso Rabada won Delhi the game. Two wins and a loss for KKR has kept them in the top half of the IPL points table. (<strong>READ: </strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ipl-2019-rcb-vs-kkr-rcb-not-down-and-out-yet-kkrs-piyush-chawla-824331" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Royal Challengers Bangalore not down and out yet: Piyush Chawla</a>) <p></p> <p></p>On the other side, Bangalore have lost all four of their matches to mark the worst start to any IPL season by RCB. <p></p> <p></p>These matches have seen them bowled for 70, lose to Sunrisers Hyderbad by 118 runs, to Mumbai Indians by six runs and to Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets. <p></p> <p></p>Will RCB's luck change or will Russell once again inspire KKR to victory?