33rd Match of IPL 2020 Between RR and RCB

Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

33rd Match:

The thirty third encounter of the IPL 2020 between RR and RCB is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 17th 2020.

RR vs RCB History:

IPL 2020

 

The teams completed 22 meetings, till date. RR won 10 games. RCB won 9 times. Two were concluded without result and one was abandoned without a ball.

The teams met 7 times at the home ground of RR. RR won 4 times. RCB won thrice.

The teams met 9 times at the home ground of RCB. The host won just twice, RR won 4 times.

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The teams played 6 times at the neutral venue. RR won twice and RCB won 4 times.

Victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

 

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The RR is currently at the second from the bottom in the point table. If the match result will go in favor of the team, the team may have a chance to be at the forth or fifth position with 8 points according to NRR. In case of defeat, the team may stay at the current position with 6 points.

RCB is currently at the 3rd position. If the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will be at the one of the top 3 positions with 12 points according to NRR. But in case of defeat, the team will stay at the current position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 31-34 Celsius. The wind would be around 16 to 24 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind and the temperature would be up and down 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. 

Over all, 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 successful defended total was 118 on 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 Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 11 times in 21 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams and the team won just twice and lost 9 times, 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 6 times and lost 4 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 8 times and lost 13 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 15 times including two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 6 times, only.

The lowest successful defended total was 140. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 115, 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 32.22 and 22.19 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times in 14 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, yet and all 7 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 5 times and lost twice. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 5 times and lost 9 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 10 times with two ties (super over victories). Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just twice.

The lowest successfully defended total 161. On the other hand, 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 36.32 and 20.44 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 the Venue:

RR got 4 opportunities to play at the place. The team won just once and lost thrice. RCB got 7 opportunities to play at the venue. The team won 4 times, though one of them was won in super over by the team, and lost thrice.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Rajasthan Royals:

The team would prefer to go with some changes, and may give a chance to M. Vohra in place of R. Uthappa. But in any case, the batting line up may change and ask R. Uthappa or his replacement to open, also M. Markande may get a place in place of S. Gopal.

Rajasthan Royals Eleven: M. Vohra / R. Uthappa / Y. Jaiswal, J. Buttler, S. Samson, S. Smith, B. Stokes, R. Parag, R. Tewatia, J. Archer, M. Markande / S. Gopal, K. Tyagi, J. Unadkat

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

The team would prefer to go with one more batsman or lower order batsman in place of M. Siraj.

Delhi Capitals Eleven: D. Padikkal, A. Finch, V. Kohli, AB de Villiers, S. Dube, W. Sundar, C. Morris, I. Udana, S. Ahmed / G. Singh / M. Siraj, N. Saini, Y. Chahal