DC vs RCB: Delhi’s predicted playing XI against Royal Challengers Bangalore

Rishabh Pant is probably not going to make any changes to his side despite his team qualifying for the playoffs this year against the RCB.

On match no 54 of the VIVO Indian Premier League, it is the table-toppers Delhi Capitals who will take on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore, in what will be an entertaining match for the fans. Royal Challengers Bangalore hope to do the impossible scenario put in front of them as they need to beat the Delhi Capitals by 163 runs or more to topple Chennai Super Kings if they want to finish in the second spot of the points table. This is a monumental task for the RCB as they will try hard to play the Qualifier 1 match against DC on Sunday.

For DC, it has been an amazing journey under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant, who will look forward to winning his first IPL trophy as a captain. The predicted lineup for the Delhi Capitals against Royal Challengers Bangalore are:-

1) Shikhar Dhawan

The left-hand opener looks forward to providing more runs to the team and hopefully should get a good start as he is also one of the contenders for the Orange Cap this year. He is looking forward to scoring big today.

2) Prithvi Shaw 

The right-hand veteran batsman could play a big role in Delhi Capital’s batting as he looks forward to getting their team off to a flyer and can be a big impact during the powerplay overs.

3) Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas has been a key player for the squad, as he provide a match-winning knock with his scintillating shots all over the park today. He looks to bolster the RCB bowling unit.

4) Rishabh Pant

The wicket-keeper captain can certainly put up a massive show in the middle overs if they don’t get to a good start. He can be a major game-changer for the team as well as his smart captaincy can certainly make him victorious over RCB.

5) Ripal Patel

He can further add depth to the squad, as he can provide good innings with the bat. He can be one of the players to watch for today’s match as well.

6) Shimron Hetmyer 

The hard-hitting West-Indian can play a big role in the last few overs of the innings by putting on a magnificent knock of sixes all over the park and can help the team put up a big score certainly.

7) Axar Patel

The left-hand spinner has been a treat to watch for the fans, as he has taken six wickets in his last two games and will be looking forward to providing a phenomenal bowling performance against Virat’s troops.

8) Ravichandran Ashwin 

The right-hand spinner is one of the experienced players in the Indian Premier League, as he has several variations in his pocket making it difficult for the RCB batting unit. It will be a test for the RCB batting unit.

9) Kagiso Rabada

The South African speedster certainly can provide a lot of pace and bounce as he can provide a lot of damage to the batting unit of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He looks forward to taking many wickets in this game.

10) Anrich Nortje 

Another South African fast bowler has already taken 22 wickets in this tournament. With Rabada alongside him, it is certainly going to be a test for Virat Kohli. He has immense pace and bounces making it a nightmare for RCB.

11) Avesh Khan

He is currently the second-highest wicket-taker in this season after Harshal Patel, as he certainly looks to continue his superb bowling performance against the RCB. He can provide swing and turn to the game.

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