RCB vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 2019: Preview
The Indian Premier League 2019 49th match will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. We will provide RCB vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI along with Fantasy Cricket Tips.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are out of the race for playoffs having won only four of their twelve matches and are sitting on the bottom of the points table. They were defeated by Delhi Capitals by 16 runs in the last encounter. Bowling first, Spin duo of Chahal and Sundar were the only positives in otherwise poor bowling effort to restrict DC at 187. Chasing the target, No batsmen could play a match-winning knock for the team. Parthiv Patel played an attacking knock of 39 runs in 20 balls and was supported by Stoinis, Mann and Dube but was ultimately left behind by 16 runs. RCB will come to all guns blazing to win remaining two encounters and give some moment of joy for their fans before the end of IPL’19.
Rajasthan Royals have won three of their last five encounters and are still alive in the race for playoffs. They won their last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 7 wickets. Bowling first, Unison effort from all bowlers restricted Hyderabad at 160 runs. Jaydev Unadkat, O Thomas, Varun Aaron and Shreyas Gopal took two scalps each. Chasing the target, Liam Livingstone and Rahane build good opening stand scoring 44 and 39 respectively. Sanju Samson played match-winning knock of 48* runs to lead a team to a much-needed victory. Royals will hope to give a tough challenge to RCB at Bengaluru and move a step closer in the race for playoffs.
When and Where:
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
Run fest can be expected at Bengaluru with slight support for pacers.
Head to Head:
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:
Dale Steyn is ruled out of IPL 2019 while Moeen Ali is unavailable due to national commitments.
Heinrich Klassen is likely to be replaced by Colin De Grandhomme or Shimron Hetmyer in the playing XI.
K Khejroliya can replace Umesh Yadav.
Virat Kohli will open the innings along with Parthiv Patel. Ab De Villiers, Shivam Dube, M Stoinis and Gurkeerat Mann will follow them.
M Stoinis, Shivam Dube and W Sundar will play the role of an all-rounder.
Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar will be the key spinners. Gurkeerat Singh can also bowl few overs of spin if required.
Navdeep Saini and Umesh Yadav/K Khejroliya will be the key pacers along with Marcus Stoinis and Shivam Dube.
Liam Livingstone and Ajinkya Rahane can open the innings. S Samson, Steve Smith, A Turner and Riyan Parag handle the middle order.
Stuart Binny and Riyan Parag will play the role of an allrounder. S Gopal can also big hitting.
O Thomas, Varun Aaron and J Unadkat will be the key pacers for Royals. S Binny can also bowl few overs of medium pace.
Shreyas Gopal will spearhead the spin attack along with Riyan Parag and Liam Livingstone.
No changes are expected in their perfect playing XI.
Probable Playing XI:
Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (c), AB De Villiers, M Stoinis, Shivam Dube, Colin de Grandhomme/S Hetmyer, Gurkeerat Singh, W Sundar, N Saini, Umesh Yadav/K Khejroliya, Y Chahal.
L Livingstone, Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson (wk), Steve Smith (c), Ashton Turner, R Parag, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Oshane Thomas, J Unadkat, Varun Aaron.
RCB vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction:
If any players miss from playing XI, then replace him with others.
S Samson (wk)
AB de Villiers (C)
S Smith (Vc)
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C and Vc Choices: Virat Kohli, Ab De Villiers, Steve Smith, A Rahane, Y Chahal, S Gopal.
Ab De Villiers
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.