RR vs DC Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 2019: Preview | Jos Buttler Unavailable

RR vs DC Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 2019: Preview | Jos Buttler Unavailable

The 40th Match of Indian Premier League 2019 will be played between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals. We are covering RR vs DC Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

Rajasthan Royals are sitting on seventh position in points table with only three victories in nine encounters. They have to win all of their remaining matches to find a spot in play-offs. They defeated Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets in their last encounter. Bowling first, Shreyas Gopal took two crucial scalps and was supported by Archer and Binny to restrict Mumbai at 161. Gopal. Chasing the target, Steve Smith scored and Riyan Parag played crucial knocks of 59* and 43 respectively to easily chase the target. Sanju Samson also played a quick cameo of 35 runs in 19 balls opening the innings. Rajasthan Royals have finally found some momentum and will hope to get another victory defeating Delhi under the leadership of new skipper Steve Smith.

Delhi Capitals have finally made a mark in IPL with new name and are third on points table with six wins and four losses. They defeated KXIP by 5 wickets in last encounter. Bowling first, Sandeep Lamichhane took three wicket-haul while Axar and Rabada took two scalps each to restrict Punjab at 163. Chasing the target, Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan played match-winning knocks of 58* and 56 respectively to chase the target comfortably. Delhi Capitals will be determined to continue the winning momentum and get another victory defeating Rajasthan Royals.

When and Where:

RR vs DC, 40th T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
22nd April, 08:00 PM

Venue Stats:

Average 1st innings score: 156
Average 2nd innings score: 142

Pitch will support batsmen and spin bowlers.

Head to Head:

Matches played: 18
Rajasthan Royals: 11
Delhi Capitals: 07

Matches played in Jaipur: 05
DC: 01
RR: 04

Squads:

RR:
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.

DC:
Shreyas Iyer (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, Axar Patel, Manjot Kalra, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Rahul Tewatia, Harshal Patel, Colin Munro, Ankush Bains, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma, Bandaru Ayyappa.

Team News:

Rajasthan Royals:

Jos Buttler has returned to England for personal reasons and will be unavailable for next few matches.

Rahul Tripathi was dropped in the last match. He can return in the playing XI replacing Ashton Turner. There is also a chance of Rahane being dropped after getting axed from captaincy.

Liam Livingstone can also get a chance in place of Turner.

Mahipal Lomror can replace expensive Jaydev Unadkat. Oshane Thomas can also get a chance if Turner vacant his overseas spot.

Sanju Samson and Ajinkya Rahane can open the innings. Steve Smith, Ben Stokes and Riyan Parag will handle the middle-order.

Ben Stokes, Stuart Binny and Riyan Parag will play the role of an all-rounder. Jofra Archer and Shreyas Gopal can also do big hitting.

Shreyas Gopal will be the key spinner along with Riyan Parag.

Jofra Archer and Dhawal Kulkarni will lead the pace attack along with J Unadkat and Stuart Binny.

Delhi Capitals:

Chris Morris was dropped in the last match due to a spin-friendly pitch of Kotla and can return in the XI replacing S Rutherford. Amit Mishra can also be replaced by Avesh Khan.

Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw will open the innings. Shreyas Iyer, Colin Ingram and Rishabh Pant will obey the middle-order duties.

S Rutherford/C Morris and Axar Patel will play the role of an allrounder. K Rabada can also contribute with the bat.

Axar Patel and Sandeep Lamichhane will lead the spin attack while Kagiso Rabada and Ishant Sharma will be the key pacers.

Probable Playing XI:

RR:
Sanju Samson (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith (c), Ben Stokes, R Parag, Ashton Turner/L Livingstone/O Thomas, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, J Unadkat/M Lomror/R Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni.

DC:
Shikhar Dhawan, P Shaw, S Iyer (c), C Ingram, Rishabh Pant (wk), Chris Morris/S Rutherford, Axar Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, K Rabada, Amit Mishra/Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma.

RR vs DC Dream11 Team Prediction:

If any players miss from playing XI, then replace him with others.

Team Updated:

S Samson (wk) (C)
A Rahane
S Smith
S Dhawan (Vc)
S Iyer
P Shaw/A Patel
B Stokes
C Morris
K Rabada
J Archer
S Gopal

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C and Vc Choices: Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, S Iyer, Jofra Archer, K Rabada.

Important Players:

Rajasthan:
J Archer
Steve Smith
Sanju Samson
S Gopal
A Rahane
S Binny
Riyan Parag

Delhi:
Shikhar Dhawan
K Rabada
Shreyas Iyer
Rishabh Pant
S Lamichhane
Axar Patel
P Shaw

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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.

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