After getting a convincing win against Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals are going to host Delhi Capitals at Sawai Man Singh Stadium. Under the leadership of Steven Smith RR is looking for the second consecutive win. Can they stand tall inform Delhi Capitals? Let’s find it out on Monday night.
RR vs DC Head to Head
RR and DC have played 18 matches so far between themselves. RR has won 11 matches till now, and DC has won 8 matches. The performance of Delhi Capitals in Jaipur is not so good so far. They have played five matches till now, out of which DC has won only one match. So let’s see if DC can beat RR to move to the second spot in the point table or not.
RR so far
Rajasthan Royals has got a new form under the new skipper Steven Smith. He guided his team to win against Mumbai Indians at Sawai Man Singh Stadium. Now they are eyeing to beat DC at their home ground to get the second consecutive win.
Rajasthan Royals is a well-balanced side on this season. They have got one of the best opening pair batsmen. Ajinkya Rahane is in good form; he is making good scores for his team. Jos Buttler is their batting axis. He is playing very destructive innings in this season. Buttler has made 311 runs in 8 innings in this season.
Sanju Samson was in good touch in the last match against MI. He has contributed 35 runs off 19 balls. Skipper Smith had superb innings against MI. He has scored 59 runs off 48 balls and hasn’t lost his wicket.
Ben Stokes is not in good touch with both ball and bat. He is getting flopped in most of the matches till now. He has to get back in form to strengthen his team as well as for ICC World Cup 2019.
RR has got very nice bowling attack. Jofra Archer is in superb form, and he is delivering Yorker at 151 kph. He is their wicket taking bowler. Dhawal Kulkarni is RR’s leading seam bowler. Shreyas Gopal and Jaydev Unadkat are doing their great performances.
DC so far
Delhi is in red hot form in this season. They have won six matches in this season, and they are sitting at the third position of the point table. On their last match, they beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets.
The unit has a good opening pair with Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan. Prithvi is silent after scoring 96 runs, but Dhawan is continuing hitting hard. Skipper Shreyas Iyer is also in very good form bu adding big scores to DC’s total. Rishab Pant’s form is unstable in this season. He has to contribute his potential to the team.
Kagiso Rabada and Sandeep Lamichhane are their bowling backbone. Both are troubling opponent’s batsmen a lot. They are wicket taking bowlers. Kagiso Rabada is the leader in Purple cap race with 21 wickets so far.
Amit Mishra and Axar Patel are managing their spin bowling attack.
Probable Playing 11
Check the probable playing 11 of both the team and make your dream 11 team accordingly to win high.
Rahul Tripathi/Ajinkya Rahane, Steven Smith (C), Sanju Samson (wk), Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, Stuart Binny, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni.
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh pant, Colin Ingram, Sharfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lammichanne, Ishant Sharma.
VIVO IPL 2019 RR vs DC
Venue: Sawai Man Singh Stadium
Time: 8:00 PM IST
Broadcasting Partner: Star Sports
Live Streaming: Hotstar