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Royal Challengers Bangalore VS Rajasthan Royals – MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction & Pitch Report

Sahil Mathur
By Sahil Mathur
October 16, 2020 • 15:31 PM View: 534

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) had an easy outing against Rajasthan Royals(RR) when the two teams last met in IPL 2020. In the second face-off between the two teams, an upset for RCB is on the cards. 



IPL 2020, Royal Challengers Bangalore VS Rajasthan Royals: Match Details

  • Date – Saturday, 17-October 2020
  • Time – 3:30 PM IST
  • Venue – Dubai International Stadium, Dubai

RCB VS RR Match Preview:

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) batsmen have been in good form this season. At a slow Dubai pitch, Virat Kohli will play a key role as a stable middle-order batsman. AB de Villiers was asked to bat down the order in the last game against KXIP, he will be back at the number 4 position in this match. Although Aaron Finch has given some quick runs in the powerplay along with Devdutt Padikkal, he hasn't been able to score big runs. He will be looking to score big in this match. 

The bowlers have come good this season for RCB. Yuzvendra Chahal and Chris Morris have taken wickets when mattered. Washington Sundar has been economical with the ball. All-rounder Gurkeerat Singh Mann could be brought back into the playing XI in place of Mohammed Siraj to add an extra batting option. 

Rajasthan Royals(RR) have a lot to ponder upon especially in the batting. The addition of Ben Stokes has given a big boost but other batsmen need to perform with him. Captain Steve Smith is going through a rough patch and Sanju Samson has lost his touch after the few games of this season. Attacking middle-order batsman Manan Vohra could replace Robin Uthappa in this match. 

RR's bowling has looked impressive this season. Young Kartik Tyagi has shown excellent skills during the powerplay and death overs. Jofra Archer has been the go-to wicket-taker for the team this year. Rahul Tewatia will once again be the key player for the RR. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore looks a more settled and confident side between the two teams. Rajasthan Royals has some tactical issues to confront but they can cause an upset in this match. 

RCB VS RR: Head to Head

  • Total – 22
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore – 9
  • Rajasthan Royals – 10
  • No Result - 3

RCB VS RR: Team News

Royal Challengers Bangalore - All the players in the team are fit. 

Rajasthan Royals - There are no injury concerns in the team as of now. 

RCB VS RR: Weather Report

It will be an afternoon game which means the players will be facing the heat. The temperature will hover around 37 degrees Celcius. 

RCB VS RR: Pitch Report

In the last match played here between RR & DC, the pitch got slow in the second innings. As the tournament has progressed, the pitches have got on the slower side and it has made the batting a bit difficult. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals: Probable Playing XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj/ Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Yuzvendra Chahal

Rajasthan Royals - Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa/ Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals Fantasy XI:

Wicket-keepers - AB de Villiers (Captain), Jos Buttler

Batsmen - Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Steve Smith

All-rounders - Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Ben Stokes(Vice-Captain)

Bowlers - Yuzvendra Chahal, Jofra Archer

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