RCB vs RR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 39

Royal Challengers Bangalore have already defeated Rajasthan Royals in the previous match.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals will feature in the 39th match of the IPL 2022 on Tuesday. It will be the second match between them. RCB won the last match by 4 wickets after chasing a target of 170 runs in 19.1 overs. They have currently won 5 out of 8 matches and are placed in the fourth position in the points table. RCB faced a humiliating defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the previous match as they managed to score only 68 runs.

The Royals have been in great form in the tournament and have been able to win 5 out of 7 matches. They are currently placed in the third position in the points tally, however, a win in this match might help them climb to the top position. The Royals have won their last 2 matches and would be looking to make it three in a row.

Match Details:

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 39

Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

Date & Time: 26th April at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar

RCB vs RR, Match 39 Pitch Report:

In 6 matches that have been played at this venue, the teams batting first and second have won 3 games each. A used surface was used in the last game and it had a nice covering of grass. The pitch is expected to remain balanced and the team winning the toss might look to bowl.

RCB vs RR, Match 39 Probable Playing XIs:

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Anuj Rawat, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj

Rajasthan Royals

Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Karun Nair, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Obed McCoy, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Top Picks for RCB vs RR Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Batters

Shimron Hetmyer has played the role of a finisher quite perfectly this season. The Royals have promoted him to number four in the batting position and he might be able to score a decent amount of runs against RCB in this match.

RCB’s success depends on the way Faf du Plessis bats in a match. This was visible in the last game when he was dismissed for just 5 runs and the entire team bundled up for 68 runs. He would be expected to provide a fiery start to the team and lead from the front.

Top Picks – All-Rounders

Shahbaz Ahmed has not been able to pick a wicket in the tournament, however, has bowled at a decent economy. With the bat, he has been able to finish matches and take on some of the finest bowlers. Shahbaz might have to play a similar role in this match as he has done in the last few matches.

Glenn Maxwell has not been the same in the previous two matches, however, he has the ability to change the course of a game at his will. He has made 124 runs in 5 matches at an average of 31 and a strike rate of 180. Maxwell is a must-have player in your fantasy team.

Top Picks – Bowlers

Yuzvendra Chahal is still leading the bowling chart with 18 wickets in 7 matches at an average of 11.33, an economy of 7.28, and a strike rate of 9.3. He is likely to play a key role against his former franchise.

Wanindu Hasaranga has provided stability to RCB’s bowling lineup and has been able to pick wickets at crucial moments. Hasaranga is the leading wicket-taker for RCB with 11 wickets across his name in 8 matches at an average of 20.18, an economy of 8.53, and a strike rate of 14.1.

Top Picks – Wicketkeeper

Jos Buttler has dominated this tournament like no other batter and might continue doing the same in this match. The current Orange Cap holder has made 491 runs in 7 matches at an average of 81.83 and a strike rate of 161.51. He has scored 3 centuries and 2 half-centuries.

RCB vs RR Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

PlayerStatistics (This Edition)
Jos Buttler 135 runs
Faf Du Plessis 58 runs
Yuzvendra Chahal 5 Wickets
Harshal Patel3 Wickets
RR vs RCB Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RCB vs RR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Jos Buttler (c), Sanju Samson, Anuj Rawat, Faf du Plessis, Suyash Prabhudessai, Devdutt Padikkal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Glenn Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal (vc), Trent Boult, Wanindu Hasaranga.

RCB vs RR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 39

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for RCB vs RR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Dinesh Karthik, Jos Buttler, Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell (vc), Shahbaz Ahmed, Josh Hazlewood, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy.

RCB vs RR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 39

RCB vs RR Risky Captaincy Choices:

Suyash Prabhudessai scored 34 runs off 18 deliveries in his debut match against Chennai Super Kings. However, he has not been able to score over 15 runs since that match. You can pick him in your fantasy team, however, he might be a risky captaincy choice.

Obed McCoy has managed to pick 3 wickets in 2 matches but has given away over 40 runs in both these matches. He is bowling in the death overs which is the reason for his economy being on the higher side.

Player you should avoid:

Karun Nair made 3 runs in the first match and didn’t get a chance to bat in the last one. You can avoid him in your fantasy team considering he is likely to bat in the lower-middle order.

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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