After a dismal outing in opposition to Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) shall be desirous to get again on monitor after they tackle an inconsistent Rajasthan Royals (RR) of their return fixture of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) season on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Although RCB stay static at third spot within the standings regardless of enduring an eight-wicket loss in opposition to KXIP on Thursday, Kohli & Co must tighten their seat belts because the league is now heading in the direction of its enterprise finish.
Head to Head: In 19 encounters between the 2 sides, RR solely lead marginally with 10 wins, whereas conceding 9 defeats. Of their final 5 matches, RR have received three, whereas RCB secured their solely victory on this season. One match was deserted as a result of rain.
At venue: That is their first match in Dubai. Each the edges have performed in opposition to one another in Abu Dhabi twice.
Let’s check out the statistical preview forward of the sport:
– Virat Kohli (439) and AB de Villiers (429) are the main run-scorers of all time within the encounters between each the edges.
– Shreyas Gopal has dismissed RCB captain Virat Kohli on three events in 23 deliveries. Kohli, in the meantime, has scored 35 runs off the spinner. It will likely be an fascinating battle between the 2 as each groups take the sphere.
– Chris Morris is the one bowler within the event to have bowled at an economic system price of lower than 5 (four.83). He has bowled 12 overs within the event up to now.