Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League, Match 33

Rajasthan is in desperate need to win this match against Bangalore.

Match Details:

The 33rd match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Rajasthan and Bangalore at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai . We have got the best Rajasthan vs Bangalore team prediction for today’s match.

Rajasthan vs Bangalore Match 33 is scheduled to start at 03:30 PM IST (02:00 PM local time) (10:00 AM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Preview

After an outstanding first half of the season, Bangalore suffered yet another defeat against Punjab and now are sitting at third spot in the points table with five wins in eight games. They made a couple of mistakes regarding AB de Villiers‘ batting position and failed to grab their chances with the ball and will be hoping to get back on track again in Dubai.

It was surprising to see Udana and Chahal not completing their four overs instead of Siraj who went for 14 runs per over. However, it was a wake up call and they have got a pretty balanced team to come out of this and register another win over Rajasthan in Dubai. 

On the other side, Rajasthan will be desperate for a win in Dubai which is not less than a do or die situation for them. With Punjab coming back to winning ways, it is high time for Rajasthan to convert their starts to a match winning finish and get ahead in the points table. Their overseas batting stars continued to let the team down and bring some questions to the decision of opening with Ben Stokes and including Robin Uthappa in the XI.

However, we might see some changes in their batting order, otherwise their bowling has been top notch in the last couple of games. In context of this tournament, a win for Rajasthan will liven up the tournament and can be a very dangerous team to deal with. 

Today’s Probable Playing 11:

Bangalore Probable 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.

Bench:

Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Adam Zampa, Pavan Deshpande, Josh Philippe, Shahbaz Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Parthiv Patel, Gurkeerat Singh Mann.

Rajasthan Probable Playing XI:

Jos Buttler (WK), Manan Vohra/Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson, Steven Smith (C), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi.

Bench:

David Miller, Aniruddha Joshi, Robin Uthappa/Manan Vohra, Ankit Rajpoot, Tom Curran, Shashank Singh, Oshane Thomas, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mahipal Lomror, Andrew Tye, Varun Aaron.

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jos Buttler, AB de Villiers

BatsmenVirat Kohli (C), Devdutt Padikkal, Steven Smith. 

All-Rounders – Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Ben Stokes (VC), Rahul Tewatia

BowlersJofra Archer, Yuzvendra Chahal

 

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper AB de Villiers (C), Jos Buttler

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag

All-Rounders Chris Morris (VC), Rahul Tewatia, Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jofra Archer

 


Injury & Availability News

(Will be added if there is an update)

Rajasthan vs Bangalore Weather Report

The weather is getting better for a cricket match. The temperature will drop to 31-32 Degree Celsius during the match time. The dew factor might come into play in the latter half of the match. 

Pitch Report

The pitch in Dubai is turning slower day by day. It has been equally good for batting in the first innings. Anything above 160 is defendable on this pitch.

Average first innings score: 

171 (Considering last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Record of the chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 4, Tie – 0 (Considering last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

MVP for MyTeam11 Fantasy from each team

Virat Kohli – Bangalore – Virat Kohli scored a match-winning 72 in his last meeting against Rajasthan. He has a brilliant SR of 153.5 in last two seasons against them. 

Jofra Archer – Rajasthan – Jofra Archer has second most wickets in the league at an average of 17.5. He also has the highest SR by any batsman in this league who can turn the game from anywhere. 

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection

Captain Options: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal

Vice-Captain Options: Jofra Archer, Chris Morris, Ben Stokes

Today’s Rajasthan vs Bangalore Probable Winners

Bangalore is expected to win this match. 

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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