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RCB vs RR Playing 11, IPL 2021: One change each for both teams

IPL 2021, RCB vs RR Team Playing 11 Today Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: April 22, 2021 7:24:18 pm
IPL 2021, RCB vs RR Live (IPL)

IPL 2021, RCB vs RR Team Playing 11 for Today Match: A confident Royal Challengers Bangalore will hope to keep the momentum going when they take on Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai on Thursday. Both sides have endured contrasting campaigns so far. RCB head into the game after three morale-boosting victories. On the other hand, the Royals have managed to win only one of their three fixtures.

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Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers(w), Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Kane Richardson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

Rajasthan Royals Squad: Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Andrew Tye, Shreyas Gopal, KC Cariappa, Mahipal Lomror, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, Kuldip Yadav, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Akash Singh

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad: Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers(w), Kyle Jamieson, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kane Richardson, Daniel Christian, Sachin Baby, Srikar Bharat, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Adam Zampa, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Sams

Match EndedIndian Premier League, 2021 - Match 16

Royal Challengers Bangalore

181/0 (16.3)
vs

Rajasthan Royals

177/9 (20.0)
Match Ended ( Day - Match 16 )
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Rajasthan Royals by 10 wickets

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RCB vs RR Predicted Playing 11, IPL 2021 Live Updates:

19:01 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RR to bat first

Royal Challengers Bangalore have won the toss and have opted to field.

Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers(w), Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Kane Richardson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

18:35 (IST)22 Apr 2021
High-scoring game on offer

Another high-scoring game can be expected at the Wankhede. Four out of the seven games played here this season so far have been won by the teams batting second. So, dew could again come into play. Daniel Sams will be available for selection for RCB. Liam Livingstone, who has gone home citing bubble fatigue, will not for RR. 

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17:59 (IST)22 Apr 2021
Contrasting campaigns

Both sides have endured contrasting campaigns so far. RCB head in to the game after three morale-boosting victories. The Virat Kohli-led side edged past defending champions Mumbai Indians in the tournament opener before getting the better of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders to jump to the top of the points table.

On the other hand, the Royals have managed to win only one of their three fixtures. They lost to Chennai Super Kings in their previous match to slip down to the sixth spot. Sanju Samson and his men will be eyeing a second win.

Toss and team news at 7 pm

17:28 (IST)22 Apr 2021
Will ABD erupt again?

Some of the IPL's age-old superstars haven't yet showed up, but one all-time great who has made his presence felt already is the middle order volcanic rock for RCB, AB De Villiers. 

17:00 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: What's the head-to-head record?

Rajasthan Royals has faced off against Royal Challengers Bangalore 23 times in the IPL since 2008, holding a 10-10 win-loss record while there are three no results as well. The Sanju Samson-led side wasn't part of the tournament in 2016 and 2017.

16:14 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB Probable XI:

Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wk), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

15:01 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RR Probable XI:

Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal/Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman

14:54 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: Sneek Peak

14:54 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: Inside the nets

14:19 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: Will RCB persist with same combination?

In an interesting move RCB played only three foreigners instead of four in the game against KKR. It will be interesting to see if they go for a similar playing XI or get in the likes of leg-spinner Adam Zampa, pacer Kane Richardson or experienced all-rounder Daniel Christian, who hasn't impressed with the bat or ball, back into the team.

13:55 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: Bangalore bowlers shine

The RCB bowling department has been impressive with pacers Harshal Patel and Mohammed Siraj boasting economy rate of of 5.75 and 5.81 respectively. The former pulled the rabbit out of the hat with a five-wicket haul against MI while left-arm spinner Shahbaz Ahmed (3/7) changed the complexion of the match in just one over against the Sunrisers.

13:24 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: What works for RCB

For RCB, Ab de Villiers and new-recruit Glenn Maxwell have been the standout players with the willow. While the South African continues to deliver season after season, the Australian all-rounder is proving to be a valuable addition to the middle order. Kohli has got decent starts in a couple of games but the talismanic skipper will be itching to play a big innings.

13:10 (IST)22 Apr 2021
CB vs RR: Player Available

Liam Livingstone, the England all-rounder, has flown back home citing bubble fatigue. Ben Stokes is out injured and Jofra Archer still unavailable. RR have just five overseas players to pick. Daniel Sams joins the RCB bubble.

13:09 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: A Royal Headache

The Royals have struggled to perform as a cohesive batting unit. While Samson led the team to within touching distance of victory with his sensational century against Punjab Kings, it was the South African duo of David Miller and Chris Morris that pulled off a win against the Delhi Capitals.

13:08 (IST)22 Apr 2021
RCB vs RR: Hello and Welcome

RCB head in to the game after three morale-boosting victories. The Virat Kohli-led side edged past defending champions Mumbai Indians in the tournament opener before getting the better of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders to jump to the top of the points table. On the other hand, the Royals have managed to win only one of their three fixtures. They lost to Chennai Super Kings in their previous match to slip down to the sixth spot. Sanju Samson and his men will be eyeing a second win. Stay tuned as we build up to the math

Rajasthan Royals Squad: Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Andrew Tye, Shreyas Gopal, KC Cariappa, Mahipal Lomror, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, Kuldip Yadav, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Akash Singh

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad: Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers(w), Kyle Jamieson, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kane Richardson, Daniel Christian, Sachin Baby, Srikar Bharat, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Adam Zampa, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Sams

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