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IPL 2020: Rajasthan vs Delhi playing 11 prediction and head to head details

Rajasthan Royals may bring in David Miller in place of Tom Curran to strengthen the lower order. Check RR vs DC playing 11 and head to head stats here

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IPL 2020 | Rajasthan Royals | Delhi Capitals

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Delhi Capitals celebrates victory against RCB on Monday
Since IPL 2018, Delhi has an upper hand, winning three out of four games. Moreover, in IPL 2019, Rajasthan Royals failed to win a single game against Capitals.

In match 23 of 2020 (IPL 2020), (RR) will look to end its three-match losing streak, when Steve Smith led side takes on high flying at Sharjah cricket ground on Friday. Sharjah has been a happy hunting ground for Rajasthan, who won two matches here. Meanwhile Delhi has also played a match at Sharjah and emerged victorious. A win would improve RR's team rankings on points table while Delhi will move to top spot if it manages to pull off a victory today

Check 2020 IPL points table and team standings here
 
RR vs DC match predictions

would start as favourites today against Rajasthan Royals, given the leg side knows how to accelerate the innings at Sharjah. Rajasthan on the other hand, can spring a surprise after poor show at other two venues. Also, has a very good balance in its playing 11 compared to Rajasthan, who would be waiting for Ben Stokes' availability after today's match. 
RR vs DC playing 11 predictions
 
Delhi Capitals tentative Playing 11: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
 
Playing 11: Jos Buttler(w), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Steven Smith(c), Sanju Samson, Mahipal Lormor, Rahul Tewatia, Tom Curran/David Miller, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Ankit Rajpoot, Kartik Tyagi.
 
Key stats

RR’s highest score at Sharjah: 226/6 in 19.3 overs vs KXIP
DC’s highest score at Sharjah: 228/4 in 20 overs vs KKR in IPL 2020
CHECK SRH vs KXIP highlights here

 
vs Delhi Capitals key stats
  • Delhi highest score vs RR: 196
  • Delhi lowest score vs RR: 60
  • Rajasthan highest score vs DC: 201
  • Rajasthan lowest score vs DC: 115

 Rajasthan vs Delhi head to head
  • Overall
  • Total: 20
  • Rajasthan Royals won: 11
  • Delhi Capitals won: 9 

RR vs DC since IPL 2018
Total: 4
RR won: 1
DC won: 3

 
In overall head to head, Rajasthan Royals has an advantage over Delhi Capitals given Royals has won 11 out of 20 matches. However, since IPL 2018, Delhi has an upper hand, winning three out of four games. Moreover, in IPL 2019, Rajasthan Royals failed to win a single game against Capitals.
 
RR vs DC: Sharjah pitch report
 
Sharjah has been a high scoring ground in so far and in almost every match, the 200-run mark was achieved by every team. The pitch is ideal for hitting on the up and small boundaries allow a miss hit to go beyond the boundary line. All in all, Sharjah wicket is going to be a batting paradise and a good bowling and fielding approach would decide the winner.
 
Here are the squads of Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals
 
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Andrew Tye, Kartik Tyagi, Steven Smith (c), Ankit Rajpoot, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Mahipal Lomror, Oshane Thomas, Riyan Parag, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Shashank Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Curran, Robin Uthappa, Aniruddha Joshi, Jofra Archer.
 
Delhi Capitals: (c), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishant Sharma, Axar Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Daniel Sams, Mohit Sharma, Anrich Nortje, Alex Carey (wk), Avesh Khan, Tushar Deshpande, Harshal Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav.


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First Published: Thu, October 08 2020. 21:36 IST