Rajasthan Royals Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: In the 43rd match of the Indian Premier League Season 14, today Rajasthan Royals will face Royal Challengers Bangalore. In this match to be played at the Dubai International Stadium, Rajasthan Royals will be eyeing to remain in the race for the playoffs. On the other hand, Virat Kohli’s RCB would like to get closer to the playoffs by winning today’s match.
This match is very important for Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan has so far won only four out of 10 matches. If Rajasthan Royals lose today’s match, then their chances of reaching the playoffs will be negligible.
His middle order remains a problem for Rajasthan Royals. Livingstone, Parag and Teotia all three players have been extremely disappointed this season. Rajasthan Royals can show one of these players the way out of this match. Karthik Tyagi is currently injured and Unadkat is set to play in his place.
RCB remains at number three
The performance of Virat Kohli-led RCB has been good this season. RCB are very close to the playoffs with 12 points in 10 matches. RCB will be eyeing two points and improving their net run rate as they can prove to be very decisive in the race for the playoffs.
The team balance of RCB has become very good. There is no possibility of any change in the match against Rajasthan Royals. If the team tries to strengthen the batting further, Tim David can be a part of the playing 11 in place of Daniel.
RCB Playing 11: Virat Kohli (capt), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian/ Tim David, Kyle Jamieson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj.
RR Playing 11: Sanju Samson (capt and wicketkeeper), Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Liam Livingstone/David Miller, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag/Shivam Dubey, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakaria, Jaydev Unadkat.
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