IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Delhi Capitals (DC) Preview, Probable XI, Head-to-Head and Fantasy 11

Royal Challengers Bangalore lead the head-to-head count by 14-8 against Delhi Capitals in the history of Indian Premier League.

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RCB vs DC Preview

After a terrific start, Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Delhi Capitals in match 19 of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). After winning three out of their first four matches, both teams are well placed in the top half of the Points Table. The two teams will lock horns on October 5 (Monday) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

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Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore shut all their critics after a wonderful start in the tournament so far. RCB players have impressed everyone with their performance in all three departments of the game. Moreover, skipper Kohli too found his lost touch in the last clash after a scintillating knock of 72* runs.

RCB looks quite settled at the moment and has also dealt well with its weak link, death bowling. As a result, Virat Kohli and co. may take the field with the same playing XI in their clash against DC.

Delhi Capitals (DC)

Delhi Capitals

The story is even better for the Capitals as they comfortably sit at the top of the Points Table. With three comprehensive wins in four matches, DC has collected six crucial points so far in the tournament. Just like Kohli, DC skipper Shreyas Iyer also played a terrific knock in his last game against Kolkata Knight Riders.

With a balanced combination and calm dugout, the Delhi-based franchise is also expected to play the same XI. The presence of many experienced Indian batsmen in their lineup will help them facing tricky spin bowling of Chahal and Zampa.

Match Details

Date: October 5, 2020

Time: 7:30 PM onwards (IST)

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Squads

Royal Challengers Bangalore Full Squad

Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Aaron Finch, Josh Philippe, Chris Morris, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Shahbaz Ahmed, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Pavan Deshpande, Adam Zampa

Delhi Capitals Full Squad

Shreyas Iyer (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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Ideal Playing XIs

Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI 

  • Aaron Finch
  • Devdutt Padikkal
  • Virat Kohli (c)
  • AB de Villiers (wk)
  • Gurkeerat Singh
  • Washington Sundar
  • Shivam Dube
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Isuru Udana
  • Adam Zampa

Delhi Capitals Playing XI 

  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Shreyas Iyer (c)
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Rishabh Pant (wk)
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Harshal Patel
  • Amit Mishra

Head-to-Head

Total matches played: 23

RCB won: 14

DC won: 8

No Result: 1

Tie: 0

Fantasy XI

Wicket-keeper:

  • Rishabh Pant (vc)
  • AB de Villiers

Batsmen:

  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Virat Kohli (c)
  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Devdutt Padikkal

All-rounders:

  • Washington Sundar

Bowlers:

  • Amit Mishra
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Yuzvendra Chahal

Key Players

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal

Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Kagiso Rabada

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