The IPL tournament which can also be called a Vacation plan for many of us is starting with its Grand opening match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals. It is going to be a massive clash of the Royals.
Today’s Match prediction for RCB vs RR:-
Toss Predictions for RCB vs RR:
The Pitch report for M Chinnaswamy is moreover batting friendly than a bowling pitch so whoever wins the toss would want to bat first to put a 200+ score to defend easily in the 2nd innings. The toss will have a massive effect on the result of the match and could change the match prediction in either direction.
If RCB bats first (predicted score: 160-190):
Looking at the batting line-up of Bangalore right from the start they will aim to go after the opposition bowlers as they have big hitters till No.7 and the key innings will be played in the middle-order by De Villiers and Shimron Hetmyer. Our Ipl match predictions suggest that someone like Marcus Stoinis who can come to bat at 6 can play a big inning which can add handful runs to the team. Death overs will be crucial and could change the course and match prediction for RCB vs RR.
If RR bats first (predicted score: 170-180)
Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson will be the players responsible to get big scores if the middle-order supports they can go beyond predicted score but considering the form of Stokes and Tripathi the prediction of the score will be as above for now.
Team News for RCB vs RR:
Royal Challengers Bangalore:-
The team has plenty of foreign player choices to make, like the all-rounder choice between Marcus Stoinis, De Grandhomme, and Mooen Ali, they can play anyone out of them. Moeen Ali who was in a great form for RCB, had to leave for international duty. Hetmyer could make a comeback to the squad. Dale is injured and has returned back to SA. Southee will be playing in his place.
RCB predicted playing XI:-
Parthiv Patel, Kohli, De Villiers, Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Stoinis, Washington Sundar, Southee, Siraj, Umesh, Chahal.
RCB Points Table as of Now:
RCB last 5 match performance:
There won’t be many changes to the side from last year’s squad, a major change would be regular captain Steven Smith can be back in the squad after his ban has been completed. Steve Smith will be playing his last match before he returns to Australia. Livingstone played an amazing knock in the last match in replacement for Buttler. Thomas will continue to be in the side along with Turner as they don’t have much options
RR predicted XI:-
Rahane,Livingstone, Smith, Tripathi, Samson, Turner, Parag, Thomas, Unadkat, Gopal, Kulkarni.
Top Predicted Player in Playing XI:
Smith: He will be playing his last match for the side as he will return to Australia after this. He would love to seek victory in this match as David Warner did in his last. We predict that the skipper will score more than 30 runs and get RR to a good total or even chase a big total. His contribution to today’s game will be crucial as it is a must-win match for both sides.
RR Points Table as of Now:
RR last 5 match performance:
Key Player Battles:-
Buttler vs De Villiers
Jos Buttler’s scoring ability has evaluated since the time he has been given the opportunity to open the innings. De Villers, on the other hand, is always consistent with his scores irrespective of his batting position. Last season Buttler scored 548 runs at the strike rate of 155.24, De Villers scored 480 runs at a strike rate of 174.54. We predict De Villers to be in the top run scorers list.
Stokes vs Stoinis
The English all-rounder and the Australian all-rounder somehow have some similarities in their role. Both are meant to score important runs in the end and get wickets in the middle overs.
Head to Head:-
Who Will Win Between RCB vs RR?
The match predictions between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore will mostly be favoured in Bangalore’s pocket. RCB looks stronger than Rajasthan on paper and it will be a hard match to fight for both the teams. Our match predictions say RCB will win tomorrow.
So this was our Match Predictions, what is your match prediction for Rcb vs Rr?
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