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Today Match Prediction for RCB vs RR Dream11 team IPL 2021 22nd April

By Arpit Sachdeva
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Today Match Prediction for RCB vs RR: Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals will locks horns with each other in the 16th match of Indian Premier League 2021 on Thursday. Royal Challengers Bangalore have made a great start to their campaign. They have played three games and are yet to lose one. RCB are sitting at the top of the table with 3 wins in as many games. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals haven’t looked like showcasing a different performance as compared to last year. They are languishing at seventh position, having won one game out of three. 

Today Match Prediction for RCB vs RR:

Royal Challengers Bangalore haven’t done anything wrong in the tournament thus far. All the departments have showcased top-notch performances. Star players such as Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers have been sensational with the bat. 

Virat Kohli though hasn’t yet hit the ground running. They have found a brilliant death bowler in Harshal Patel. Besides, experienced campaigners in Mohammad Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal have been accurate with the lengths and line. 

On a tough wicket in Chennai where teams have been struggling to score at 7 runs per over, RCB put on 188 in their last game against KKR. Given that they are set to play their next game in Mumbai, one could expect the team to produce another run-fest. 

For your fantasy teams, some of the mandatory picks that you must have in your side are Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers and Harshal Patel. 

Rajasthan Royals have become a depleted side in the absence of Ben Stokes and Archer. Moreover, Liam Livingstone has left for home, citing bubble fatigue. On a batting paradise in Wankhede, skipper Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler and David Miller must back themselves to come good on Thursday, Else, they could see themselves suffering another defeat.   

In RCB vs RR match prediction, let’s look into some important stats from teams and the players from both sides: 

  1. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals have played against each other in 22 matches. It has been a neck-to-neck rivalry between the two, with both winning 10 games apiece. The rest two games were abandoned.
  2. Last year, the two teams locked horns with each other on two occasions. Both the games were won by Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  3. AB de Villiers has scored the most runs for RCB against RR. He has 648 runs to his name in 20 matches at a strike rate of 146.61.
  4. Yuzvendra Chahal leads the chart in the bowling department. He has picked 16 wickets against RR in IPL.
  5. For Rajasthan Royals, Sanju Samson has scored the most runs against RCB. He has 259 runs to his name in 15 matches.
  6. Shreyas Gopal has picked 14 wickets against RCB with the best figures of 4 for 16.

RCB Playing XI (likely): 

Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal and Shahbaz Ahmed/Navdeep Saini

RR Playing XI: (likely)

Jos Buttler (wk), Yashasvi Jaiswal/Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson (c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, Jaydev Unadkat

Form Guide: 

RCB: WWW

RR: LWL

Standings on IPL points table: 

RCB: 1

RR: 7

RCB vs RR: Who will win IPL Match Today?

Rajasthan Royals haven’t done anything significant to give them a chance to beat table-toppers on Thursday. Royal Challengers Bangalore certainly have the wood over RR and are expected to earn their fourth consecutive win in the tournament.

Today IPL Match Score: 

 The team batting first is likely to score anything between 180-200.

Today IPL Pitch Report: 

The 16th match of IPL 2021 is expected to be another high-scoring contest. Chennai Super Kings scored 220 in the last game played at Wankhede. One could expect a similar contest between RR and RCB.

Where to watch IPL Live Score and Stream: 

The matches will be telecasted live on Star Sports Network. And, it will be streamed live on Hotstar and Jio TV.

RCB vs RR: Dream11 Fantasy Team

  1. AB de Villiers
  2. Jos Buttler (vc)
  3. Virat Kohli
  4. Manan Vohra
  5. D Paddikal
  6. G Maxwell (C)
  7. C Morris
  8. Y Chahal
  9. H Patel
  10. K Jamieson
  11. C Sakariya
Arpit Sachdeva