IPL 2021: 16th Match Between RCB and RR

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals

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16th Match:

The match between RCB and RR is the sixteenth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on April 22nd 2021.

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RCB vs RR History:

The teams competed against each other 23 times, till date. Out of them, RCB won 10 times and lost 10 times, as well. 2 games were called off without any result and 1 game was called off without a ball.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against RR are WWLLL.

RCB Home:

The teams competed 9 times at the home ground of RCB. The home team won twice and lost 4 times. 2 games were called off without any result and 1 game was called off without a ball.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against RR are LLWLW.

RR Home:

The teams faced each other 7 times at the home ground of RR. The host won 4 times. On the other hand, visitors won thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against RCB are WWWLL.

Neutral Venue:

The teams met 7 times at the neutral venue. RCB won 5 times, whereas RR also won twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against RR are WWWWL.

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Points and Ranks:

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

RCB is on the second position in the table and may come at top of the table with earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB are WWWLL.

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Rajasthan Royals:

RR is on the seventh position in the table, currently, and may come at any position in the middle of the table (fourth or fifth position) after earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR are LWLLW.

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Mumbai shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be 1% to 5% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 30 Celsius. The wind would be between 9 to 19 km/h. The speed of wind would decrease and the temperature would be steady with the match progress.

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Toss and Pitch:

Record of Last IPL (2019):

Teams prefer to field first 6 times in 7 matches. The selection favored the teams, as the team won 4 times and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWWWL.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened just once out of 7 matches, won once, though through one over eliminator in tied game, and never lost.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are W* – – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 5 times and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WW*WWW.

The first batting team won the matches 3 times including a tie. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won also 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LW*LLL.

Score:

The lowest defended score was 162 runs and successful defended total was 170 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 198 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 133, and the highest total was 213 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 133 runs, whereas the highest was 198 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.62 and 27.05 is for the second innings.

Record of IPL 2021:

Teams prefer to field first in all the 7 played games. The selection favored the team, as the team won 4 times and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLWWW.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first never happened, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are – – – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 4 times and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLWWW.

The first batting team won the matches thrice. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the 4 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWLLL.

Score:

The lowest successful defended total was 188 runs and the highest successful chase was 198 runs on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 106 runs and the highest was 221 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 107 runs (chased down the target / according to the run rate) and the highest was 217 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 28.11 and 27.43 is for the second innings.

T20 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 at the venue.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against RCB at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:

RCB got 10 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a very poor record, as the team won just thrice, and lost 7 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB at the venue are LLLLW.

RR had 11 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has a below average record, as the team won 5 times and lost 6 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR at the venue are LWLWW.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

The team would include F. Allen in place of R. Patidar.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, F. Allen, V. Kohli, G. Maxwell, AB. de Villiers, S. Ahmed, W. Sundar, K. Jamieson, H. Patel, M. Siraj, Y. Chahal

Rajasthan Royals:

The team may go Y. Jaiswal in place of M. Vohra.

Rajasthan Royals Eleven: Y. Jaiswal, J. Buttler, S. Samson, D. Miller, S. Dube, R. Parag, R. Tewatia, C. Morris, J. Unadkat, C. Sakariya, M. Rahman

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.