The match 49 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 will be going to take place between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Tuesday, April 30.
This will be the last match for Steve Smith before he leaves for Australia to join the World Cup camp, so they would like to send him off with a big win. RR haven’t lost to RCB at the Chinnaswamy since 2013 and have four victories against them at the venue.
On the other hand, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) became the first team in this Indian Premier League (IPL), to be eliminated. In their last two games, Virat Kohli & Co have nothing, but pride to play for.
- The IPL 2019, match 49- RCB vs RR will take place at 08:00 PM IST on Tuesday, April 30.
- The match will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
- The game can be streamed live on Star Sports Networks and Hotstar.
Pitch and Weather Condition/Report:
RCB vs RR is going to be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. There are chances of rain from 1 pm and it is expected to pick up from 4 pm onwards. Even during the match, there are 28 to 51 per cent chances of rain.
The pitch in Bengaluru has been a tough one to deal with for the bowlers. The batsmen have been able to make hay in every other match. Another high-scoring affair seems to be in the store for tomorrow’s contest.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):
There is no replacement expected as RCB are already out of the business. Umesh Yadav might get replaced by Kulwant Khejroliya.
RCB Team (From): Parthiv Patel (wk), AB de Villiers, Tim Southee, Virat Kohli (c), Umesh Yadav, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Akshdeep Nath, Milind Kumar, Marcus Stoinis, Navdeep Saini, Shimron Hetmyer, Heinrich Klaasen, Himmat Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Kulwant Khejroliya, Devdutt Padikkal, Prayas Barman.
Possible XI: Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Shivam Dube, Heinrich Klaasen, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Marcus Stoinis, Washington Sundar, Kulwant Khejroliya/Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal
Rajasthan Royals (RR):
Despite losing Jos Butler, Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes, Royals managed to win their last game and are expected to remain unchanged.
RR Team (from): Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S. Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith (Captain), Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror, Jaydev Unadkat, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Liam Livinstone, Shubham Rajane, Manan Vohra, Ashton Turner, Riyan Parag.
Possible XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Steve Smith (captain), Liam Livingstone, Rahul Tripathi, Riyan Parag, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal. Dhawal Kulkarni, Varun Aaron and Oshane Thomas.
Fantasy Tips and suggestions:
Wicketkeeper: In wicketkeeping, RCB’s Parthiv Patel and RR’s Sanju Samson have had a mixed season in terms of form. Both are equally right picks for Dream 11 team.
Batsmen: For RCB, Virat kohli and AB de Villiers are the top picks while for RR Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, Riyan Parag are expected to do the destruction.
All-rounders: Shreyas Gopal, Stuart Binny will be featuring as all-rounders from RR while RCB will feature Marcus Stoinis as their prime all-rounder.
Bowlers: For RCB, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal are the top bowlers while for RR, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Dhawal Kulkarni will lead the bowling unit.
Captain and Vice Captain: Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, Riyan Parag, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers are the top picks for captain and vice captain.
Dream 11 pick #1:
Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Virat Kohli (c), Sanju Samson (wk), Steve Smith, AB de Villiers, Riyan Parag, Marcus Stoinis, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shreyas Gopal, Navdeep Saini, Varun Aaron.
- Captain: Virat Kohli
- Vice Captain: Ajinkya Rahane
Dream 11 pick #2:
AB de Villiers (vc), Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson (wk), Heinrich Klaasen, Steve Smith (c), Marcus Stoinis, Shreyas Gopal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Oshane Thomas.
- Captain: Steve Smith
- Vice Captain: AB de Villiers