Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals
The nineteenth encounter of the IPL 2020 between RCB and DC is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 5th, 2020.
RCB vs DC History:
The teams completed 24 meetings, to date. RCB won 15 times including one tie, in which RCB won super over, and DC won 8 times.
The teams met 11 times at the home ground of RCB. RCB won 6 matches including the tie one. DC won 4 times, the remaining one was abandoned without a ball.
The teams met 9 times at the home ground of DC. The host won thrice only and lost the 6 times.
The teams played 4 times at the neutral venue. RCB won thrice. DC won just once.
The victory brings points:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
The weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation would be between 0% to 5% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 32-34 Celsius. The wind would be around 9 to 19 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind and temperature would decrease as the match progressed.
Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):
Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times out of 62 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 21 times, while lost 16 times with one tie. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 11 times and lost 13 times. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 32 times and lost 29 times.
The first batting team won the matches 34 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 27 times.
The lowest defended total was 118 at the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 180 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 71, and the highest total was 211 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 73 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 187 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 21.37 and 19.06 is for the second innings.
Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020):
Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 6 times in 8 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, yet and all 6 times the toss winning team lost the match, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, won once, and lost the other one. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just once and lost 7 times, including that two super over defeats.
The first batting team won the matches 5 times with two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just once.
The lowest defended total was 157 on the venue, though it was tied, and the lowest successful defended target was 163. On the other hand, the Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 157, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 38.32 and 22.70 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.
Teams’ History at Venue:
RCB got five opportunities to play at the place. The team won thrice including one tie, in which the team won super over and lost twice. DC got four opportunities to play at the venue. The team won thrice including one tie, in which the team won super over and lost just once.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
The team would prefer to go with one change as C. Morris is fit to play and may take the place of A. Zampa.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, A. Finch, V. Kohli, AB. de Villiers, G. Singh, S. Dube, W. Sundar, I. Udana, C. Morris, N. Saini, Y. Chahal
The team may go with a winning combination.
Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, S. Iyer, R. Pant, S. Hetmyer, M. Stoinis, R. Ashwin, A. Mishra, K. Rabada, A. Nortje, H. Patel / I. Sharma