Dubai. RCB is going to face Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a match of IPL 2021. It is necessary for Rajasthan to win this match to stay in the race for the playoffs. RCB captain Virat Kohli has won the toss and decided to bowl. The team is currently in third place in the points table with 12 points. At the same time, Rajasthan is at number 7 with 8 points.
RCB has made one change in the team. England fast bowler George Garten has been given a chance in place of Kyle Jameson. Garten is making his IPL debut. This left-arm fast bowler has taken 46 wickets in 39 T20Is. At the same time, Rajasthan Royals has also made a change. Karthik Tyagi is once again making a comeback in place of Unadkat.
Rajasthan needs victory in any case
After winning the first match by two runs, Rajasthan has lost both the previous matches. Barring captain Sanju Samson and Yashasvi Jaiswal, all their batsmen are in poor form. Samson scored 70 and 82 after being dismissed for four in the first match, but the rest of the batsmen disappointed. On Monday, Samson scored 82 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad to take the team to 164 runs for six wickets. However, this score was also not enough and his team lost by seven wickets. Among the bowlers, Karthik Tyagi, Chetan Sakariya and Mustafizur Rahman have performed well.
The playing-11 of both the teams is like this
RCB’s Playing XI– Virat Kohli (capt), Devdutt Padikkal, S Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, George Garten and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Rajasthan Royals Playing 11: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Evin Lewis, Sanju Samson (Captain), Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakaria, Rahul Tewatia and Karthik Tyagi.