On Saturday night, the Rajasthan Royals square off against the Delhi Capitals again. This DC vs RR match is important for both teams for different reasons. Rajasthan need this win to qualify. Meanwhile, Delhi have already qualified and have nothing to lose.
Tonight’s IPL 2019 match will see DC with the home crowd backing them and ES will help with the Dream 11 Predictions in case fans are still unsure.
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The Royals come into this match on the back of a win against the Sunrisers Hyderabad and an abandoned Royal Challengers Bangalore match. However, the Delhi Capitals will be hobbled by the loss of Kagiso Rabada due to injury.
Predicted Playing 11
Weather and pitch report
The DC vs RR match will be held at the Capitals’ home ground at the Feroze Shah Kotla. 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.
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.
Sanju Samson goes up against Rishabh Pant in this DC vs RR showdown. However, Samson gets the nod in the Dream 11 side, having amassed 337 runs including an unbeaten 102*. He also boasts of a strike rate of 151.80.
Among the five batsmen, three hail from the Delhi Capitals and two representatives from Rajasthan. They are, Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw for Delhi, and Liam Livingstone and Ajinkya Rahane for the Royals. Livingstone has a highest score of 57 runs at a strike rate of 162.85. Rahane has an unbeaten 105* at a strike rate of 139.14.
Delhis’ Iyer has a high score of 67 at a strike rate of 122.34. Dhawan has struck an unbeaten 97* and has a strike rate of 137.42 while Shaw has an astounding 99 runs at a strike rate of 133.96.
Two all-rounders make the DC vs RR list, with Axar Patel for DC and Riyan Parag for RR. Patel has 78 runs and 9 wickets at an economy of 7.33 and Parag has 110 runs and 2 wickets at an economy of 8.23.
For the bowling trio, the Royals have the majority, with Shreyas Gopal and Oshane Thomas. The final spot is taken by Delhi’s Sandeep Lamichhane. Thomas has 5 wickets at an economy of 7.33 while Gopal has 18 wickets at an economy of 7.40. Lamichhane has picked up 8 wickets at an economy of 9.13.
Captain and vice captain
The one leading this RR vs DC Dream 11 side is Shikhar Dhawan and Sanju Samson will act as the deputy.