55th Match of IPL 2020 Between DC and RCB

Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

55th Match:

The match between DC and RCB is the fifty-fifth meeting of the IPL 2020, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on November 2nd 2020.

DC vs RCB History:

IPL 2020

The teams competed against each other 25 times, till date. Out of them, DC won 9 times but lost 15 times including one super over defeat in the tied game. One match was called off without any result.

The teams competed 9 times at the home ground of DC. The home team won thrice and lost 6 times.

The teams faced each other 11 times at the home ground of RCB. The host won 6 times including one super over victory in the tied game. On the other hand, visitors won 4 times. One match was called off without any result.

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The teams met 5 times at the neutral venue. DC won twice, whereas RCB won thrice.

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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DC is at the 3rd position in the point table, currently. If DC will win the match, the team will come in 2nd position with 16 points in total. In case of defeat, the team may be at any of the 3rd (same) or 4th rank, depending upon NRR, with 14 points in total.

If RCB will win the match, the team will come at the 2nd (same) position with 16 points in total. But if the team will lose the match, the team may come at any of the 3rd or 4th position, depending upon NRR, with 14 points in total.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be pretty clear during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 29 Celsius. The wind would be between 12 to 14 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would be pretty steady, as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first 14 times in 26 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 6 times, though one of them was tied, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost 8 times, as well. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 12 times out of 26 matches. The selection behaves neutral to the teams, and the teams won 6 times, and lost also 6 times, though one of the defeats was in a super over in a tied game.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 12 times and lost 14 times.

The first batting team won the matches 12 times including two ties, in one game the first batting team won by boundary counts (as the super over was also tied) and the other one was decided by super over. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 14 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 27.20 and 26.70 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020 Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first after winning the toss 10 times out of 19 matches, and it didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won thrice and lost 7 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 9 times out of 19 matches. This selection also didn’t favor the teams, as well, and the teams won just 4 times, while lost 5 times, though one of the defeats was in a super over in a tied game. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 7 times and lost 12 times.

The first batting team won the matches 8 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 11 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 162 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 196 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 84, and the highest total was 195 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 135 runs, whereas the highest was 196 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 29.27 and 31.32 is for the second innings.

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue, yet. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

DC got 4 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has an extremely poor record, as the team is still searching for the first victory at the ground and lost all three games in the running season.

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RCB also got 4 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has an average record, as the team won twice, and lost twice, too. Though, both victories for the team are in the current edition and lost just once.

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Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Delhi Capitals:

The team may include A. Patel in place of H. Patel.

Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, S. Iyer, R. Pant, S. Hetmyer, M. Stoinis, A. Patel, R. Ashwin, K. Rabada, P. Dubey, A. Nortje

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

The team may include M. Ali in place of J. Philippe and ask him to open.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, M. Ali / J. Philippe, V. Kohli, AB. de Villiers, G. Singh, C. Morris, W. Sundar, I. Udana, N. Saini, M. Siraj / S. Dube, Y. Chahal