May 4, 2019
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DC vs RR Dream11 Team | IPL Match Preview | Fantasy Team

By Shorya Panwar

DC vs RR Dream11 Team | Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals Match Preview | Fantasy Team

Delhi Capitals have already secured passage to the playoffs of Indian Premier League with 16 points from 13 matches. However, they would be keen to win their last group match against Rajasthan Royals before the playoffs. Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, must win to have a chance at qualifying for the playoffs.

Rajasthan Royals will look towards Ajinkya Rahana to lift them and get a win at Feroz Shah Kotla. The former captain for RR has been in good form recently and he will need to play a great match to help his team win the match.

Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals already have a template to follow to beat Rajasthan Royals, having won the match in Jaipur earlier. They will also try their best to make the most of home support and get over the line in the last group stage match of the tournament.

Match Details: Competition – Indian Premier League | Venue – Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi | Date & Time – 4th May, 04:00 PM IST

Last 5 Matches

Rajasthan Royals have a slight edge over Delhi Capitals when you look at the last five matches between the two teams.

Won by RR – 3 | Won by DC – 2

Pitch Report

The pitch at Delhi is slow and it gets slower as the match proceeds. The spinners could thrive here. Do not expect a high scoring match.

DC vs RR Dream11 Team News

  • Kagiso Rabada is out of the tournament with an injury and he will be a big miss for Delhi Capitals.
  • Rajasthan Royals will miss Steve Smith who has left IPL to report for international duty.

Expected Playing Teams

Delhi Capitals – Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Trent Boult, Jagadeesha Suchith

Rajasthan Royals – Ajinkya Rahane (c), Liam Livingstone, Sanju Samson (wk), Riyan Parag, Ashton Turner, Mahipal Lomror, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas

DC vs RR Dream11 Fantasy Team

Wicket-Keeper

R Pant

Pant was the hero last time these two teams played against each other as he scored an unbeaten 78 runs. He has had a good campaign is a better choice than Samson.

Batsmen

S Dhawan | S Iyer | A Rahane | L Livingstone | P Shaw

  • Shikhar Dhawan is in good form at home recently. He has two consecutive half-centuries in the last two matches in Delhi. The batsman has the ability and form to make it 3 in 3.
  • Much like Dhawan, another player in the form at home is the captain Shreyas Iyer. Iyer, also, has 2 consecutive half-centuries at Kotla in the last two matches. He even remained unbeaten in his first half-century against Kings XI Punjab.
  • Rahane seems to enjoy playing in Delhi in the IPL. The batman has scored 457 runs in his 10 innings at Kotla with a batting average of 65.28. He has 5 half centuries in 10 innings to make it a half-century in every second game. What’s more, Rahane scored an unbeaten century against Delhi in Jaipur recently.
  • L Livingstone has looked good since coming in the team and he can score some crucial runs for his team in the top order.

All-rounders

| Axar Patel | R Parag

  • Axar Patel is a capable all-rounder for Delhi who will need to contribute across different departments. He has done that in patches
  • R Parag has been in good nick recently and the young cricketer has been a find for Rajasthan Royals.

Bowlers

S Gopal | O Thomas | A Mishra

  • Shreyas Gopal has found himself among wickets in the last few matches. The bowler has now picked up 10 wickets in his last 5 matches for Rajasthan Royals.
  • Oshane Thomas could prove costly sometimes, but he does deliver wickets at crucial times.
  • Amit Mishra will be expected to make use of a pitch that favours spin bowling and get some wickets for Delhi Capitals.

Captain – Any of Shikhar Dhawan or Shreyas Iyer would be a good choice for the captain as they are enjoying a purple patch in Delhi.

Vice CaptainRishabh Pant or A Rahane could be a good vice-captain after their heroics in the last match between these two teams.

Shorya Panwar

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