Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: The 43rd match of IPL 2021 will be played between Rajasthan Royals led by Sanju Samson and Royal Challengers Bangalore led by Virat Kohli. This match will be played in Dubai from 7.30 pm today. Whenever the teams of Rajasthan and Bangalore come face to face in IPL, the match is very exciting. Even today a tough competition can be seen between the two teams.
This match is very important for Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan has so far won only four out of 10 matches. If Rajasthan Royals lose today’s match, then their chances of reaching the playoffs will be negligible.
His middle order remains a problem for Rajasthan Royals. Livingstone, Parag and Teotia all three players have been extremely disappointed this season. Rajasthan Royals can show one of these players the way out of this match. Karthik Tyagi is currently injured and Unadkat is set to play in his place.
Rajasthan vs Bangalore Head To Head
There is always a tough competition between Rajasthan and Bangalore. Actually, in the history of IPL so far these two teams have come face to face a total of 23 times. During this, Virat Kohli’s team has won 11 matches. Whereas Rajasthan has won 10 matches. However, RCB has had the upper hand in the last three matches against Rajasthan. In all these three matches, he has defeated Rajasthan.
Bangalore won in the first half
Even though Rajasthan’s record against RCB has been excellent. But in the first half of IPL 2021, Virat Kohli’s team defeated him badly. In this match, Rajasthan had scored 177 runs in 20 overs while playing first. In reply, RCB won the match by 10 wickets. Virat scored an unbeaten 72 and Devdutt Padikal scored an unbeaten 101 in this match.
RCB remains at number three
The performance of Virat Kohli-led RCB has been good this season. RCB are very close to the playoffs with 12 points in 10 matches. RCB will be eyeing two points and improving their net run rate as they can prove to be very decisive in the race for the playoffs.
The team balance of RCB has become very good. There is no possibility of any change in the match against Rajasthan Royals. If the team tries to strengthen the batting further, Tim David can be a part of the playing 11 in place of Daniel.
RCB Playing 11: Virat Kohli (capt), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian/ Tim David, Kyle Jamieson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj.
RR Playing 11: Sanju Samson (capt and wicketkeeper), Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Liam Livingstone/David Miller, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag/Shivam Dubey, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakaria, Jaydev Unadkat.