Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 33rd T20 Match Prediction 17 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 33rd T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-18

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE

Rajasthan Royals

8.85 177/6 in 20.0
9.10 179/3 in 19.4

Royal Challengers Bangalore

8.85 177/6 in 20.0
9.10 179/3 in 19.4 Cricbettingbuzz
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bat first
Cricbettingbuzz Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets

Man of the Match: AB de Villiers

Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore cricket betting odds

RR 2.05
RCB 1.71

RR vs RCB Prediction

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Resrgent Royal Challengers Bangalore aim to deflate inconsistent Rajasthan Royals

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a comprehensive win over Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • AB De Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal and Chris Morris delivered splendid performances for RCB in the previous match.
  • Rajasthan Royals lost their previous game against Delhi Capitals.

Expect Royal Challengers Bangalore to overcome Rajasthan Royals in a close game.

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Match Preview

Royal Challengers Bangalore will be looking to winning momentum when they take on Rajasthan Royals in the 33rd match of 2020 Indian Premier League at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a mammoth 82-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders, courtesy splendid performances from AB De Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal and Chris Morris,  With back-to-back victories in the competition, Royal Challengers Bangalore are currently lying third in the league table behind Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals.

On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals suffered narrow defeat at the hands of Delhi Capitals. With this result, Rajasthan Royals are currently lying at seventh position in the league table with six points to their name.

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Rajasthan Royals

The franchise once again suffered from inconsistency and lost their fourth game in the competition.

Rajasthan Royals loss the toss against Delhi Capitals in the previous game played on Wednesday.  Pacer Jofra Archer produced a splendid bowling performance with the new-ball to dismiss the likes of Prithvi Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane for low scores. The 25-year old claimed three wickets and conceded 19 runs from his four overs.

Karthik Tyagi and Shreyas Gopal also delivered decent performances to restrict Delhi’s star-studded batting lineup to 161 for 7 in 20 overs.

Chasing 162 runs for victory, England duo of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler got the side off to a flying start. Buttler once again failed to convert his score into a big one and perished in the 3rd over after scoring 22 runs off 9 balls.

Captain Steven Smith poor form continued with the bat as he was dismissed by Ravichandran Ashwin to see Delhi lose their second wicket. Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson came together and put on a 46-run partnership to led the fightback for Rajasthan Royals.

Ben Stokes was dismissed at a crucial stage in the game against Rajasthan Royals. All-rounder Stokes smashed 41 runs off 35 balls with the help of six boundaries.

Sanju Samson also delivered a handy innings for the side and scored 25 runs off 18 balls with the help of two boundaries.

Robin Uthappa and Rahul Tewatia put in decent scores and fought hard till the end but it wasn’t enough as Rajasthan lost the game by 13 runs.

Rajasthan Royals Actual Playing XI:

Steven Smith, Ben Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, RV Uthappa, R Tewatia, S Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Riyan Parag

Rajasthan Royals Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
B Stokes 41 35 6 0 117.14
R Uthappa 32 27 3 1 118.52
S Samson 25 18 0 2 138.89
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Archer 4.0 0 19 3 4.75
J Unadkat 3.0 0 32 2 10.67
K Tyagi 4.0 0 30 1 7.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Archer 4.0 0 19 3 4.75
J Unadkat 3.0 0 32 2 10.67
K Tyagi 4.0 0 30 1 7.5
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Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI

Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi

Royal Challengers Bangalore

The franchise will be looking to looking to maintain their standards with bat and ball in this fixture.

In their previous match, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and decided to bat first. Openers Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch got the side off to a terrific start, courtesy 67-run partnership.

Aaron Finch played well and scored 47 runs off 37 balls with the help of four boundaries and one six. He was well supported by Devdutt Padikkal, who chipped in with 32 runs off 23 balls with the help of four boundaries and one six.

Captain Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers came together at the crease and produced unbeaten 100-run partnership to help RCB post 194 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

For Royal Challengers Bangalore, AB De Villiers was standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 73 not out off 33 balls with the help of five boundaries and six sixes. He was well supported by Virat Kohli, who chipped in with 33 runs off 28 balls with help of one four.

In bowling department, the side will be depending on the likes of Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Chris Morris to make crucial breakthroughs. Pacer Chris Morris was the standout bowler on display and claimed 2 for 17 in his four overs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Actual Playing XI:

YS Chahal, AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikal, Aaron Finch, Washington Sundar, NA Saini, Chris Morris, Shahbaz Ahmed, Isuru Udana, Virat Kohli, GR Singh Mann

Royal Challengers Bangalore Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
V Kohli 48 39 3 0 123.08
C Morris 25 8 1 3 312.5
S Dube 23 19 0 2 121.05
Bowlers O M R W Econ
Y Chahal 3.0 0 35 1 11.67
C Morris 4.0 0 22 0 5.5
N Saini 4.0 0 21 0 5.25
Bowlers O M R W Econ
Y Chahal 3.0 0 35 1 11.67
C Morris 4.0 0 22 0 5.5
N Saini 4.0 0 21 0 5.25
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Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted Playing XI

Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 25 0 mm. 3.13 k/h From: NE 0%
03h 27 0 mm. 2.75 k/h From: NE 0%
06h 31 0 mm. 3.46 k/h From: ENE 0%
09h 33 0 mm. 3.7 k/h From: N 0%
12h 31 0 mm. 6.12 k/h From: N 0%
15h 29 0 mm. 4.73 k/h From: NNE 0%
18h 28 0 mm. 1.98 k/h From: NE 0%
21h 27 0 mm. 3.02 k/h From: N 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will provide an interesting battle with bat and ball. The weather forecast for Wednesday’s game is going to be clear skies in the evening.

Venue Details

In the previous meeting between the two teams, Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a comprehensive win over Rajasthan Royals.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be keen to win the all-important toss and bat first. A score around 170 runs will be tough to chase on this surface.

Winning Prediction

Based on recent IPL performances, Royal Challengers Bangalore will fancy chances of beating Rajasthan Royals. With back-to-back victories in the competition, Royal Challengers Bangalore seemed to have found their best playing combination in the bowling department. The inclusion of Chris Morris has bought much-needed potency to the pace department.

Expect Royal Challengers Bangalore to overcome Rajasthan Royals in a close game.

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