Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – IPL 2020, Match 30

Match Details:

The 30th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Rajasthan and Delhi at the Dubai International Stadium.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM 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 VIP.


The two teams competing in this match have had really contrasting runs in the tournament so far. While one has been in great form, winning matches on the trot, the other one has been struggling to find the number of wins they want. But, even then it is a hard task to name any favourites in this match up.

On one hand, Delhi is one of the top teams of this tournament winning 5 out of their 7 matches while on the other, there is Rajasthan, who at the moment are placed at the 6th position in the points table, managing to win only 3 out of their quota of 7 matches. Rajasthan have got with them, their key weapon, Ben Stokes, all settled in and looking to get some match-winning performances. So, it would be interesting to see which team gets past the finish line in this match.

DEL vs RAJ Match 30 Weather Report:

The weather in Dubai on Wednesday will be clear and the match will go on uninterrupted, thanks to the clear skies and no chance of rainfall. The temperature will be hovering around the 32 degree Celsius mark.

Pitch Report:

After initially starting out as a nightmare of a surface for the chasing teams, the pitch at the Dubai International Stadium has morphed into being somewhat batsmen friendly during the second innings of the match that is played here. Nevertheless, the control of the match’s outcome will rest in the hands of the bowlers.

Average first innings score:

181 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Record of the chasing teams:

Won – 2, Lost – 3, Tie – 0 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Injury and Availability News:

Ishant Sharma, having injured his ribs, has been ruled out of the T20 League.

Rishabh Pant also sustained an injury and is expected to miss out at least a week of cricketing action in this tournament.

DEL vs RAJ Today’s Probable Playing XIs:


Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (c), Alex Carey (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje


Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Ishant Sharma, Mohit Sharma, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Daniel Sams, Lalit Yadav

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


David Miller, Aniruddha Joshi, Robin Uthappa, 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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DEL vs RAJ Steal Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

Rahul Tewatia (8.5 credits) – Rahul Tewatia has been in great touch with the bat in this tournament, with 189 runs to his name in 7 matches, while maintaining a strike rate of 152.41. He has taken 5 wickets too.

Prithvi Shaw (8.5 credits) – Prithvi Shaw, in the 7 matches he has played so far, has 202 runs to his name, including two half-centuries.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Shreyas Iyer, Ben Stokes

Vice-Captain Options – Jos Buttler, Prithvi Shaw

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DEL vs RAJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jos Buttler (VC), Sanju Samson

Batters – Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer (C), Steve Smith

All-Rounders – Ben Stokes, Marcus Stoinis, Rahul Tewatia

Bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Jofra Archer, Kagiso Rabada

12th Man – Ravichandran Ashwin

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DEL vs RAJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson

Batters – Prithvi Shaw (VC), Shreyas Iyer, Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan

All-Rounders – Ben Stokes (C), Rahul Tewatia

Bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Jofra Archer, Kagiso Rabada

12th Man – Marcus Stoinis

Expert Advice:

While making your fantasy team for this match, it would be wise into include two players from the wicket-keeping department, namely Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson, as they are expected to perform well in this match.

Today’s DEL vs RAJ Probable Winners:

Delhi 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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