Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will face off Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 39th match of IPL 2022 on 26th April from 7:30 PM onwards at the MCA Stadium, Pune.
Royal Challengers Bangalore has secured five victories in eight games while the Royals have registered the same amount of wins but in seven games – one game lesser than Bangalore.
Make your dream11 team prediction and IPL 2022 Fantasy League prediction with our fantasy cricket tips and suggestions. Get early updates, game previews, news, suggestion, and prediction for your fantasy team in our exclusive section Fantasy Sports.
RCB Vs RR: 39th Match Preview
Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals – Match 39
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Stadium, Mumbai.
Date & Time: 26th April 2022 at 7:30 pm (IST)
Where to Watch Live: Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar, and JIO TV.
Also Read: IPL 2022 Stats: Most five-wicket hauls by Indian spinners in T20 cricket
Pitch Report: RCB Vs RR: Match 39
Pitch Report: The pitch of Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium allows the batters to amass good runs in the initial overs. As the match progresses, the spinners find the surface helpful. Quick bowlers can flourish throughout if they deliver in the right areas.
Head to Head Stats:
Matches Played: 26
Won by RCB: 12
Won by RR: 11
No Results: 3
There is no injury news till now from both teams.
Read Also: IPL 2022 stats: Least SR in an IPL Inning
Team News: RCB Vs RR
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
The Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise has suffered it’s third defeat in their last game against SRH. In the game, Hyderabad bowled out the challengers inside just 68 runs – the lowest of this season. Meanwhile, this is RCB’s 2nd lowest score in IPL history, with 49 being the lowest. Bangalore has recorded fibe wins in eight games while they are currently in the fifth spot on the points table. Faf led RCB will definitely looking to make a comeback here against Rajasthan to get back into winning ways.
Also Read: IPL 2022 stats: Rashid Khan becomes the Joint-fastest spinner to take 100 IPL wickets
Sanju Samson led Rajasthan Royals is one of the most strongest squad of this IPL season. The Royals has secured five wins in seven games and are on third place in the points table. If they secure a win here then they will go to the top of the points table with 12 points and a better run rate than Gujarat Titans. Jos Buttler is the star who have already smashed three centuries this year while hammered two consecutive centuries in the last two games and currently holding the Orange Cap. Meanwhile, Yuzvendra Chahal who is currently the leading wicket taker of this season (Purple Cap holder), has scalped 17 wickets and also winning matches for the franchise.
RCB Vs RR: Match 39: Possible Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore :
Faf du Plessis (C)
Dinesh Karthik (wk)
Rajasthan Royals :
Sanju Samson (C & wk)
Read Also: Arun Lal to remain Bengal coach: Snehasish Ganguly
IPL Fantasy Cricket Dream11 Team Prediction: RCB Vs RR: Match 39:
Wicket-keeper: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson. Anuj Rawat
Batters: Faf Du Plessis, Shimran Hetmyer, Devdutt Paddikal
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell
Bowlers: Josh Hazlewood, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Prasidh Krishna
Captain: Jos Buttler
Vice-Captain: Yuzvendra Chahal
Other C/VC options: Sanju Samson, and Faf Du Plessis
You must change your team if any of these players aren’t announced in the starting lineup.