RCB takes on RR at home on a very crucial stage of the tournament. RCB possesses 10 points in 11 games, while RR has 12 in 12. So, both teams are almost in the same boat to reach the Top four. With MI winning an incredible game against GT, the fight among the RR, RCB, KKR, PBKS, and LSG has become even more vigorous. RR is marching in with the confidence they gained from the huge win against KKR, while RCB is urged to win after two consecutive games.
Head to Head
Matches played: 29
RCB Won: 14
RR Won: 12
Time: 3.30 PM IST
Venue : Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium, Jaipur
A slow wicket which will support both the batters and the bowlers.
What to Expect?
It will be a tough wicket to chase on as the first innings might create rough patches in the dry day conditions.
Probable Playing XIs
RCB Possible XII:
Faf du Plessis(C), Virat Kohli, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Anuj Rawat, Josh Hazlewood, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Kedar Jadav
RR Possible XII:
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Joe Root, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Dhruv Jurel, Trent Boult, KM Asif
Fantasy Picks for the RR vs RCB Match
Jaiswal is living the dream that any batter would wish for. At present, he is looking at the ball very sharply and the hand eye coordination makes it look divine when he scores boundaries.
Vice Captain : Ashwin
Ashwin would be the trump card for RR as he would trouble any top batsman when he is bowling well.
Batsmen : Kohli, Faf, Jaiswal, Jurel
Kohli and Faf are the obvious choice for us regardless of the speed of their innings.
Jurel has shown a glimpse of what he could do in the past games. Hope it will be a big game for him.
Samson is in a terrific touch now. So far it has been an incredible season for him.
All rounders : Maxwell, Ashwin, Hasaranga
All three all rounders are the stellars in their business. They are truly the match winners at any surface.
Bowlers : M Siraj, Y Chahal, Sandeep
Sandeep has improved his death over bowling that has further added more strength to his overall bowling.
Siraj’s ability to pick crucial wickets makes him the best choice.
Chahal’s wickets have been one of the main reasons behind RR’s success so far. Since RCB is filled with more right handed batters, Chahal means a lot to our team.