IPL 2019 Predictions: DC vs RCB Dream 11 Predictions

Published 04/27/2019, 7:56 AM EDT

The weekend boasts of an excellent encounter with a DC vs RCB clash on the cards on Sunday afternoon. The battle for the top 4 and the playoffs slot continues with the Delhi Capitals aiming for a top 2. Ahead of this match, The Capitals will be aiming to cement their 2nd position in the league table or catch the Chennai Super Kings. In the meantime, Bangalore simply want to get their season in shape.


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Tomorrow evening’s IPL 2019 match will see DC with the home crowd cheering them on at the Kotla and ES will help with the Dream 11 Predictions in case fans are still unsure.

People interested in Dream 11 predictions will likely have a hard time figuring out the perfect 11. But we have it sorted for them. We will provide an extensive detailed analysis helping fill up the perfect 11.


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Team News

Both teams head into this DC vs RCB match on the back of wins over Rajasthan and Punjab. However, RCB will be slightly hobbled with Dale Steyn being ruled out due to injury.

Predicted Playing 11

Bangalore: Virat KohliAB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Akshdeep Nath, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Washington Sundar, Tim Southee, Umesh YadavYuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini

Delhi: Shikhar DhawanShreyas IyerPrithvi Shaw, Chris Morris, Rishabh PantAxar Patel, Colin Munro, Ishant Sharma, Keemo Paul, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra

Weather and pitch report

Since it is an afternoon match, temperature are likely to start at a blistering 43°C. Luckily, as the match progresses, things will start to cool down to at least 36°C. There is also the likelihood of low humidity, which can make things tougher for the players.

The Kotla is generally favourable to the chasing team, but the last few games had plenty of dew. Since it will be sunny, the conditions in Sunday’s game will be a whole new ball game.

H2H record

There have been 22 DC vs RCB ties with Bangalore having nearly double the wins in the head to head scene. The Royal Challengers have sealed 14 wins to the Capitals’ 7, with a solitary non-result. Currently, the pendulum can swing either way, as both teams have won their last game. The highest score statistic goes to RCB, having scored 215 to RR’s 194. The lowest score statistic sees them romp ahead with 147 to Delhi’s 95.


Rishabh Pant gets the nod ahead of Bangalore’s Parthiv Patel. The 21-year old wicket-keeper/batsman has 336 runs including an unbeaten 78*. He also has a strike rate of 163.10 and he can be a crucial player in this encounter.


Among the five batsmen, two are Royal Challengers players, namely Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan represent Delhi in this DC vs RCB tie. Kohli has a score of 100 at a strike rate of 134.68 while de Villiers has an unbeaten 82 at a strike rate of 158.01.

On the side of the Delhi Capitals, Iyer has a high score of 67 at a strike rate of 117.79. Dhawan boasts of a strike rate of 137.32 with an unbeaten 97* while Shaw has a high score of 99 at a strike rate of 132.99.

All rounders

Two all-rounders make the DC vs RCB list, with Washington Sundar and Axar Patel from RCB and DC respectively. Sundar has played only one match with no wickets in hand and an economy of 10.50. Meanwhile, Patel has 81 runs and 7 wicket at an economy of 7.15.



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For the bowling trio, the Capitals have two players in the DC vs RCB Dream 11 team. They are Ishant Sharma and Amit Mishra, while the remaining spot is occupied by Navdeep Saini. Sharma has 6 wickets at an economy of 7.10 while teammate Mishra has 4 wickets at an economy of 8.14. On the other end of the spectrum, Saini has 8 wickets at an economy of 7.74.

Captain and vice captain

The one leading this DC vs RCB Dream 11 side is none other than Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan will be the second in command.


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Dhruv George

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