It’s time for Royal Challengers Bangalore to face the current toppers of the tournament, RR. What makes it more fascinating is the venue where this game is played. Whenever we witness a game here, the run-scoring is high. So, this game is piling up the excitement as Jos Buttler, and Sanju Samson will join the entertainment along with the star-studded RCB batters. RCB is eyeing a win against the quality RRs they will expect to stay healthy in the points table.
Head to Head
Matches played : 28
RCB Won : 13
RR Won : 12
Time: 3.30 PM IST
Venue: Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
The Chinnaswamy stadium is always known for its high scoring games. Batters will find it as a heaven.
What to Expect?
It is going to be a tough competition among the batters for the most number of sixes. RCB seems a little short in their bowling department, as RR’s batting can be equally strong to RCB.
Probable Playing XIs
RCB Possible XII
Faf du Plessis(C), Virat Kohli, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wayne Parnell, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Vijaykumar Vyshak,Suyash Prabhudessai
RR Possible XII
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Dhruv Jorel, Trent Boult
Fantasy Picks for the RCB vs RR Match
Captain: Faf du Plessis
Faf is in a real form here in the IPL. He is consistent and more effective with his strike rate. Based on the conditions he will be a game changer of this game.
Vice Captain : V Kohli
V Kohli is dealing only with fifties. It can be a century any day, especially in Bengaluru. Let’s wait for that special innings.
Batsmen : V Kohli, Faf, Hetmyer, Padikkal
Padikkal is the only batter who hasn’t played enough in this tournament for RR. But being in Bengaluru might help him comeback.
Hetmyer is in terrific form. His death over batting will be the key for RR.
Wicketkeepers: Samson and Buttler
Like the Kohli & Faf duo, this Samson & Buttler duo is deadly. If one among them could stay for a long time on the wicket, it would cause chaos.
All rounders : Maxwell, Ashwin, Hasaranga
Maxwell’s last innings in Bengaluru was one of his best knocks. He might use the confidence to make it big for RCB.
Hasaranga stays trustable for RCB. Leg spinners are always fruitful when they finds the rhythm.
Ashwin is multidimensional. Both with the bat and the ball, his contribution so far for RR is immense.
Bowlers : M Siraj, Y Chahal
M Siraj never fails to deliver when it demands high. With RR is filled with good batters, Siraj will be able to bring his A game.
Chahal is always a good wicket taker with the loop he creates. On the whole, he is a right choice bowler on this pitch.
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