RR vs DC Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11 and Dream Team: IPL 2021

RR vs DC Dream11 Prediction: IPL 2021

RR vs DC Dream11 PredictionProbable Playing XI, and match preview of IPL 2021. Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals will be played in the 7th match of IPL 2021 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Rajasthan Royals:

Rajasthan Royals started their season on a disappointing note as they lost their first match to Punjab Kings by four runs. The bowlers did not perform well, but the batsmen put up an excellent performance especially their skipper Sanju Samson and almost won the team’s game.

Manan Vohra and Ben Stokes opened the innings for RR, but they failed to give a good start as Stokes got out for a duck, and Vohra also did not score much. At No.3, skipper Sanju Samson batted exceptionally well, scoring a magnificent hundred but was unlucky as he couldn’t score a boundary of the last ball and had to lose the game.

In the middle-order, Jos Buttler, Shivam Dube, and Riyan Parag scored some quick runs but couldn’t stay longer on the crease to support Samson. Chris Morris was also struggling to connect the bat to the ball in the death. The bowling department needs to improve a lot as they leaked many runs in the last match.

The debutant Chetan Sakariya bowled brilliantly, picking up three wickets and also controlled the flow of runs. Chris Morris and Riyan Parag also picked up wickets, but they also went for runs. The other bowlers also need to pick up wickets and maintain a reasonable economy rate to reduce the batting unit’s pressure.

Rajasthan Royals lack the team’s balance, and they need to improve their bowling unit, or else it would be a tough road ahead for them.

Delhi Capitals:

Delhi Capitals would be high on confidence after the comfortable win in their first match against an excellent team like Chennai Super Kings. Even in the absence of their full strength in their bowling unit, they managed to put up a decent performance with the ball and are appearing to be one of the strongest sides in this season.

Both the openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan batted brilliantly, scoring fifties and put up a partnership of 138 runs for the first wicket. After that, Pant and Stoinis comfortably finished the match.

Ajinkya Rahane and Shimron Hetmyer did not get to bat much in the middle-order but they will play a crucial role in the upcoming matches. The bowlers did a decent job of picking up wickets at regular intervals and controlled the runs’ flow to an extent.

The fast bowlers, Chris Woakes and Avesh Khan bowled well, picked up two wickets each, and did not let the batsmen score freely. Ashwin and Tom Curran also managed to pick up a wicket but they were expensive.    

Delhi Capitals would want to continue the winning momentum and repeat the same performance against the Royals and win the match.

Match Details

Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals, 7th Match, Indian Premier League, 2021

Date: 15th April 2021

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Live Score

RR vs DC Head-to-head

Total Matches Played: 22

RR Won: 11

DC Won: 11

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 205

Average second innings score: 203

(The average score is based on two matches played here at this venue in this season)

The pitch here is perfect for batting. The bowlers might get some help in the match’s initial overs, but it’s a complete batting paradise after that. We can expect high-scoring games from this venue.

(The chasing team at this venue has won one out of the two matches so far in this season)

Weather Forecast

The weather will be clear skies, and there is no chance of rain during the match.

RR vs DC Dream11 Team News

RR:

  • Ben Stokes has been ruled out of this IPL season due to an injury to his finger.
  • Jos Buttler might open the innings in place of Stokes.
  • Either David Miller or Liam Livingstone is likely to replace Ben Stokes.

DC:

  • Anrich Nortje has been tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently under isolation. He will be missing few more matches this IPL season.
  • Kagiso Rabada is also in quarantine so will remain unavailable for the Delhi Capitals.

Probable Playing XI

Rajasthan Royals:

Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson (C & WK), David Miller/Liam Livingstone, Shivam Dube, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman/Andrew Tye.

Delhi Capitals:

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (c), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan.

Top Picks for RR vs DC Dream11 Team

RR:

Jos Buttler:

(1 M, 25 R, 25 A)

Buttler is a right-handed batsman and is known for playing aggressively. He batted in the middle-order in the last match and scored 25 runs and is likely to open in this game.

Sanju Samson:

(1 M, 119 R, 119 A)

Skipper Samson is the wicketkeeper-batsman of the team and an excellent striker of the ball. He batted exceptionally well, scoring 119 runs from just 63 balls in the last match and another big inning from him can be expected from him in this game. Sanju Samson is very good Captain or Vice-captain choice in RR vs DC Dream11 Team.

Chris Morris:

(1 M, 2 R, 2 A + 4 O, 2 W)

He is a bowling all-rounder and can play some big shots down the order. Morris scored 2* runs and was expensive with the ball but managed to pick up two wickets.

David Miller:

(80 M, 1850 R, 33.64 A)

He is a left-handed batsman and can play the role of finisher for RR very well. Miler did not play the last match.

Mustafizur Rahman:

(1 M, 4 O, 0 W)

He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and bowls the slower balls and leg-cutter very well. Mustafizur was expensive and went wicketless in the last match but is a very quality player who can provide crucial breakthroughs for the team.

Andrew Tye:

(27 M, 103 O, 40 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a perfect pace. Tye did not play the last match but can be a very important player if he plays.

Chetan Sakariya:

(1 M, 4 O, 3 W)

He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and made his IPL debut this season. Sakariya bowled brilliantly in his first match, picking up three wickets and also controlled the flow of runs.

Rahul Tewatia:

(1 M, 2 R, 2 A + 2 O, 0 W)

He is an all-rounder who can play big shots and also pick up wickets when required. R Tewatia scored only two runs and was very expensive with the ball, and also went wicketless.

Liam Livingstone:

(4 M, 71 R, 23.66 A)

Liam is a right-handed batsman, and like Buttler, he can also bat in the middle-order and opening. He did not play the last match.

Shivam Dube:

(1 M, 23 R, 23 A + 1 O, 0 W)

He is an all-rounder but mostly known for his batting ability. Dube batted decently, scoring 23 runs but was very expensive with the ball.

Riyan Parag:

(1 M, 25 R, 25 A + 1 O, 1 W)

He is a right-handed batsman and can also bowl a few overs of spin. Parag scored quick 25 runs and also managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.

Shreyas Gopal:

(1 M, 3 O, 0 W)

Gopal is a right-arm leg-break bowler and can also be handy with the bat down the order. In the last match, he was very expensive and went wicketless.

DC:

Shikhar Dhawan:

(1 M, 85 R, 85 A)

Dhawan is a left-handed batsman and opens the innings for the team. He batted brilliantly, scoring 85 runs from 54 balls in the last match.

Prithvi Shaw:

(1 M, 72 R, 72 A)

He is a right-handed batsman and opens along with Dhawan. Shaw put up an excellent partnership scoring 72 runs from just 38 balls.

Rishabh Pant:

(1 M, 15 R, 15 A)

He is the wicketkeeper-batsman of the team and can cause havoc in the middle and death overs. Pant batted decently, scoring 15* runs in the last match.

Marcus Stoinis:

(1 M, 14 R, 14 A + 2 O, 0 W)

Stoinis is an all-rounder and is equally good with the bat and ball. Stoinis scored 14 runs and was expensive with the ball, and went wicketless.

Shimron Hetmyer:

(1 M, 0 R, 0 A)

H is a Left Handed Batsman who can play big shots.

Chris Woakes:

(1 M, 3 O, 2 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and can also bat down the order. Woakes bowled well, picking up two wickets in the last match.

Ravichandran Ashwin:

(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)

He is a right-arm off-break bowler and is one of the experienced players on the team. In the last match, Ashwin was very expensive but managed to pick up a wicket.

Ajinkya Rahane:

(150 M, 3933 R, 31.72 A)

He is a right-handed batsman and can open the innings and also bat in the middle-order. Rahane did not get the chance to bat in the last match.

Tom Curran:

(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)

He is a Bowling Allrounder. To Curran took 1 wicket in previous match.

Avesh Khan:

(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and generates good pace and bounce. Avesh bowled brilliantly, picking up two wickets for 23 runs in his four overs.

RR vs DC Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-Keepers:
R Pant, S Samson (C), J Buttler

Batsmen:
P Shaw, S Dhawan (Vc), A Rahane/D Miller

All-Rounders:
C Morris, M Stoinis

Bowlers:
Tom Curran, K Rabada, C Sakariya

RR vs DC Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain

  • Jos Buttler
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Sanju Samson
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Chris Morris
  • Prithvi Shaw

We will update the final Dream11 Team on Telegram Channel.

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.

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