The 20th game of the IPL between RCB and DC will be hosted by M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
The match starts at 04:00 PM local time (10:30 AM GMT).
The game will be live on Star Sports in India. (Live streaming on Hotstar).
According to AccuWeather, the temperature is expected to start at 35 degrees, but the atmosphere will cool down with the progression of the game. The humidity percentages will be on the lower side with the same hovering between the 16-mark.
Last five completed T20 matches: (Most recent- first)
RCB – L, L, L, L, L
DC – L, L, W, L, W
Average first-innings score: 191.2 – Last night D/N IPL matches in Bangalore
Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 2
Probable Playing XI:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Virat Kohli (C)
- Parthiv Patel (WK)
- AB de Villiers
- Marcus Stoinis
- Moeen Ali
- Akshdeep Nath
- Pawan Negi
- Tim Southee
- Navdeep Saini
- Yuzvendra Chahal
- Umesh Yadav
Bench – Devdutt Padikkal, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann Umesh Yadav, Shivam Dube, Heinrich Klaasen, Kulwant Khejroliya, Mohammed Siraj, Prayas Ray Barman, Colin de Grandhomme, Washington Sundar.
- Prithvi Shaw
- Shikhar Dhawan
- Colin Munro
- Shreyas Iyer (C)
- Rishabh Pant (WK)
- Rahul Tewatia
- Chris Morris
- Axar Patel
- Kagiso Rabada
- Ishant Sharma
- Sandeep Lamichhane
Bench: Amit Mishra, Colin Ingram, Hanuma Vihari, Trent Boult, Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Jalaj Saxena, Manjot Kalra, Sherfane Rutherford, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa.
(Will be updated if there’s any)
Kohli versus Delhi: 18 inns 761 runs 69.18 average 8 fifties.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers
Vice-Captain Options: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/ Small Leagues:
Keeper – Parthiv Patel
Batsmen – AB de Villiers (VC), Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw
All-Rounders – Chris Morris, Axar Patel
Bowlers – Pawan Negi, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamicchane
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Grand/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Rishabh Pant (VC)
Batsmen – AB de Villiers (C), Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw
All-Rounders – Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia
Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Pawan Negi, Navdeep Saini