The match 53 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 will be going to take place between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Saturday, May 4.
For Rajasthan, it will be all about winning their last group game and keeping hopes alive of qualifying for the playoffs. The rain affected game against Royal Challengers Bangalore didn’t help their case as they had to share a point. But what has been done cannot be undone and the Royals will look to move forward and stamp their authority over DC.
On the other side, Delhi Capitals return to the Feroz Shah Kotla to play their final group game of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League in what has been a terrific season for them. Having already qualified for the playoffs, the last game against Rajasthan Royals will be all about winning and sealing one of the top two spots in the points table.
- The IPL 2019, match 53- DC vs RR will take place at 04:00 PM IST on Saturday, May 4.
- The match will be played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
- The game can be streamed live on Star Sports Networks and Hotstar.
Pitch and Weather Condition/Report:
DC vs RR is going to be played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. The conditions aren’t going to be easy for the players with the sun beating down hard. The temperature is likely to be in the 40s with no possibility of rain according to Accuweather.
The Kotla surface always manages to hog the limelight. It should play decent for both batters and bowlers while a score around 160 should be par as the ball will turn later on. The pitch always has a few cracks and with the afternoon heat, it will open up during the second innings.
Delhi Capitals (DC):
Kagiso Rabada has been ruled out of the tournament with a back niggle.
DC Team (From): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, Chris Morris, Sherfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Colin Munro, Ankush Bains, Jagadeesha Suchith, Manjot Kalra, Keemo Paul, Jalaj Saxena, Rahul Tewatia, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa, Sandeep Lamichhane.
Possible XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Colin Ingram, Axar Patel, Jagadeesha Suchith, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult.
Rajasthan Royals (RR):
Steve Smith has left the RR team to join the national training camp ahead of the World Cup.
RR Team (from): Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson, Steven Smith, Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Ashton Turner, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Prashant Chopra, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shashank Singh, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjane, Mahipal Lomror, Ish Sodhi, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Sudhesan Midhun.
Possible XI: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Liam Livingstone, Sanju Samson (wk), Manan Vohra, Ashton Turner, Riyan Parag, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas.
Fantasy Tips and suggestions:
Wicketkeeper: In wicketkeeping, DC’s Rishabh Pant and RR’s Sanju Samson are having a mixed season in terms of form and both the players will be the right pick.
Batsmen: For DC, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer are the top picks while for RR Ajinkya Rahane, Liam Livingstone are expected to do the destruction.
All-rounders: Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal will be featuring as all-rounders from RR while DC will feature Axar Patel as their prime all-rounder.
Bowlers: For DC, Jagadeesha Suchith, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult are the top bowlers while for RR, Jaydev Unadkat, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas will lead the bowling unit.
Captain and Vice Captain: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Liam Livingstone are the top picks for captain and vice captain.
Dream 11 pick #1:
Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Ajinkya Rahane (c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Liam Livingstone, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Axar Patel, Trent Boult, Oshane Thomas, Amit Mishra.
- Captain: Ajinkya Rahane
- Vice Captain: Shikhar Dhawan
Dream 11 pick #2:
Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Shreyas Iyer (c), Sanju Samson (wk), Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Axar Patel, Krishnappa Gowtham, Trent Boult, Oshane Thomas, Ishant Sharma.
- Captain: Shreyas Iyer
- Vice Captain: Ajinkya Rahane