Hello and Welcome to our preview for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals match. We are covering RCB vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are on the bottom end of the points table with four wins in twelve matches and are officially out of the race for playoffs. They lost their last match against Delhi Capitals by 16 runs. Bowling first, RCB bowlers failed to restrict Delhi on slow track of Kotla leading to a target of 188 runs. Yuzi Chahal took two scalps and was supported by Washington Sundar. Chasing the target, Parthiv Patel gave a blistering start to the team scoring 39 runs in 20 balls but no other batsmen could play a match-winning knock to keep the team alive in the race for playoffs and were left behind by 16 runs. RCB will hope to end the forgettable season on a high note by winning remaining two encounters.
Rajasthan Royals are just above Bangalore in the points table with five wins and seven losses. They have won three of their last five encounters and are looking in good form in the business end of the season. In the last match, They defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 7 wickets. Bowling first, Pace trio of Unadkat, Thomas and Varun Aaron bowled well along with Shreyas Gopal to restrict Hyderabad at 160. Chasing the target, Liam Livingstone along with Rahane gave a good start to the team scoring 44 and 39 respectively. An unbeaten 48-run knock from Sanju Samson ensured victory for Royals. They will hope to continue the winning momentum and defeat RCB to stay alive in the race for playoffs.
A good match can be expected between both teams.
RCB vs RR, 49th T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
30th April, 08:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 158
Average 2nd innings score: 147
Pitch will be highly batting friendly. Pacers may find some initial support from pitch.
Matches played: 20
Rajasthan Royals: 08
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 10
No Result: 02
Matches played in Bengaluru: 08
Virat Kohli (c), Parthiv Patel, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh, Akshdeep Nath, Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme, Shivam Dube, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Prayas Ray Barman, Heinrich Klaasen, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Ajinkya Rahane (c), Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Ashton Turner, Liam Livingstone, Prashant Chopra, Shashank Singh, Shubham Ranjane, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, S. Midhun.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Khejroliya , Pawan Negi IN, Dubey OUT
Mahipal Lormor IN, Ashton Turner OUT
Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli (c), AB De Villiers, M Stoinis, H Klassen, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Khejroliya, Negi
L Livingstone, Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson (WK), Steve Smith (C), Mahipal Lormor, R Parag, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Oshane Thomas, J Unadkat, Varun Aaron.
Parthiv Patel (wk)/S Samson
Virat Kohli (c)
AB de Villiers
M Stoinis/A Rahane
Jaydev Unadkat/V Aaron
Navdeep Saini/Umesh Yadav
C and Vc Choices: Virat Kohli, Ab De Villiers, Steve Smith, A Rahane, Parthiv, Samson.
Ab De Villiers
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