The weekend kicks off with Match 53 of IPL 2019, namely a DC vs RR tussle. The Delhi Capitals have already qualified for the IPL playoffs while the Rajasthan Royals have an outside chance. So in other words, this DC vs RR match is important for the Royals.
There have been a total of 19 DC vs RR clashes with Rajasthan leading in the head to head scene. The Royals have taken 11 wins to the Delhi Capitals’ 8. As of now, the momentum likely swings towards Rajasthan even though Delhi are higher. This is because, RR have triumphed in their last game while the opposite is true for the Capitals. The highest score statistic goes to RR on 201 to DC’s 196. The lowest score stat goes in the same direction with Rajasthan on 121 to Delhi’s paltry 60.
Predicted Playing 11
Weather and pitch report
The pitch has been very unpredictable this season, but has been friendly to batsmen. Tomorrow afternoon, the track will be batting-friendly, if the DC vs RCB game was proof enough.
It will be hot and humid with the temperature ranging in the 40s at 4 pm. Fortunately, it is expected to come down to 35°C. Unfortunately, the humidity will be very low, so the dew factor is cancelled out.
Prediction for match result
Both teams head into the game on the back of mixed results in their last match. This match is also set to take place on the Capitals turf, so this DC vs RR match may swing towards the home team.
This is the second time that there will be a DC vs RR meeting in IPL 2019. The Rajasthan home leg of the DC vs RR tie resulted in the visitors coming out on top. So, can the Royals get their revenge or will Delhi extend their lead?