Less than 48 hours after a slug fest in Sharjah, Delhi Capitals will take guard on the opposite facet of the E311 expressway. Royal Challengers Bangalore will meet them on the Dubai Stadium having had three extra hours of relaxation, simply compensation for having played the afternoon fixture in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Name it destiny or the quirk of the year, the bookmakers have provided near-equal odds on RCB and the Capitals happening to lift the IPL title. Talks of championship credentials are nonetheless premature however Monday’s encounter will guarantee one in all these perpetual underachievers are midway to the magic variety of eight league wins that usually assure a playoffs berth.
Both groups have more in common than their previous and their one super-over win every: Both balanced via the middle with all-rounders and sufficient fire to expend on the top. In a major break from persona, RCB now assault through their spinners, particularly Yuzvendra Chahal, whereas Delhi, so accustomed to taking part in on slow turners on the Kotla, now have a double-barrelled Protea pace pairing as their main weapon of choice.
For all of the progress RCB has made, they have not absolutely been examined by a well-rounded bowling assault as typically. A clearer thought of their lower middle-order’s standing on this IPL may additionally emerge towards Delhi, an assault with a extra even balance between pace and spin. The younger batting stars for the Capitals have not yet delivered under the pressure of a run chase, and Dubai, where just one chasing staff has gained this year, may effectively carry to light that side of their game.
Match Start Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Stadium
Both Teams News Updates:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Though head coach Simon Katich has successfully dominated out altering a winning combination, a strategy tweak could also be made for this fixture. Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar discovered swing in Dubai and Dale Steyn may present a match-up benefit towards a predominantly Indian top-order for the capitals, who may discover Adam Zampa comparatively easier to negotiate.
Two damage concerns hover over the Capitals following their win over KKR within the Sharjah cauldron. Prithvi Shaw did not field within the second innings after being hit by a throw throughout batting and did limp round on the presentation. Amit Mishra hurt his fingers whereas attempting to take a return catch and did not bowl out his overs. Ajinkya Rahane may make his Capitals bow and Axar Patel may come again in for the leggie.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Shivam Dube, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Isuru Udana, Washington Sundar, Adam Zampa/Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw/Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel/Amit Mishra, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Our Dream11 Team In accordance with astrology:
Key Players: RCB vs DC
- Y Chahal
- D Padikkal
- S Dube
- S Iyer
- P Shaw
- K Rabada
Who will win? RCB or DC?
According to stars, Royal Challengers Bangalore have more chances to win This Match