Match Preview – RR vs DC
Rajasthan Royals will play last year’s runner-up, Delhi Capitals in Match 7 of the VIVO IPL 2021. The match will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai which is traditionally a batting paradise. With both teams losing few players to injuries, this match will definitely be an interesting one. Despite an unbeaten century by their skipper, Rajasthan Royals lost a keenly contested match against the Punjab Kings.
On the other hand, Delhi Capitals won their opening game vs CSK convincingly on the back of a solid opening partnership. Thus, they will look to continue the winning momentum against a slightly bruised Rajasthan Royals. With two power-packed batting line-ups, it surely promises to be a high-scoring thriller at Wankhede on April 15.
Before we make RR vs DC Today Match Prediction, here's a look at what does today's fixture in the IPL has to offer:
RR vs DC – Predicted Playing XIs for Today’s IPL Match
With Ben Stokes getting injured, Liam Livingstone or David Miller can come in as his replacement. The fizz was expensive in the first match and could be replaced by Andrew Tye.
Manan Vohra, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (C & WK), Riyan Parag, David Miller, Shivam Dube, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Andrew Tye, Chetan Sakariya.
Having served their quarantine period, Kagiso Rabada will be available for selection. Tom Curran will most likely make way for him.
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (C and WK), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan.
RR vs DC Head to Head record in IPL| H2H IPL stats
RR won: 11
DC won: 11
No Result : 0
As can be clearly seen from RR vs DC Head-to-Head stats, this is one of IPL’s most closely contested rivalries. However, DC has been the dominant franchise, winning 5 out of their last 6 matches against RR. It will be interesting to see which team takes the lead in the head-to-head records tally after today's IPL match in 2021.
Players to Watch out for in RR vs DC IPL match:
Rajasthan Royals’ skipper Sanju Samson led from the front in the last match with an unbeaten century and will be their key player to watch out for against Delhi. While Samson will expect better support from Butter and others, he might against have to do the bulk of scoring against a strong Delhi outfit. The 19-year-old Riyan Parag will also be a player to watch out for considering his all-around abilities. In the bowling department, Chris Morris will lead the charge along with Chetan Sakariya.
Talking about the Delhi Capitals, the openers, Prithvi Shaw and southpaw Shikhar Dhawan will look to provide a solid start yet again in the upcoming match. Their skipper, Rishabh Pant has big-hitting abilities and can take the game away in the middle overs. Ravichandran Ashwin and Chris Woakes will look to use their experience and restrict batsman on the batting-friendly wicket at Wankhede
RR vs DC Match Prediction – Who will win today’s IPL match?
Rajasthan came excruciating close to the target in Match 4 against PBKS but could not deliver the final blow. Moreover, they have lost their star all-rounder in the form of Ben Stokes due to a broken hand. The formidable Delhi Capitals side will look to take advantage of the vulnerabilities presented by their opposition and register their second consecutive win in IPL 2021. A formidable Delhi Capitals side looks a much better outfit than their opposition and are likely to start as favorites to win today's IPL match against RR.