RCB vs DC (Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals), Match 56 - Match Information
Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals, Match 56
Date: 8th October 2021
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
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Match 56 of the Indian T20 League, 2021 has Royal Challengers Bangalore taking on Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have played 13 matches in the series and they are currently ranked third on the points table, while Delhi Capitals have also played 13 matches in the series and they will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot.
In their previous encounter in this series, AB de Villiers was the Man of the Match and AB de Villiers scored the highest fantasy points for Royal Challengers Bangalore with 134 match fantasy points while Shimron Hetmyer topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Delhi Capitals with 81 match fantasy points.
In the last match played by Royal Challengers Bangalore against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 runs. The top fantasy player for Royal Challengers Bangalore was Harshal Patel who scored 91 fantasy points.
In their last match in this series against Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets. The top fantasy player for Delhi Capitals was Axar Patel who scored 61 fantasy points.
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RCB vs DC, Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 54 matches is 158 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 37% of its matches. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first here.
The pacers have earned 68% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea.
RCB vs DC, Head to Head
In the 27 matches played between these 2 teams, Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 15 matches and Delhi Capitals have won 10 matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore Bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while Batsmans have earned the most fantasy points for Delhi Capitals.
RCB vs DC Dream11 Prediction: Batters and Wicket-Keepers
He is one of the 3 players to have scored more than 500 runs this season and thus should be a must-have. He might have scored only 6 runs agaisnt Bengaluru in the reverse fixture but before that he had scores of 54, 32 & 50 in his previous 3 outings against them. He is averaging 59 fantasy points per match this season which is a staggering number.
He should be the first choice keeper to be selected for this fixture as in only 1 match so far this season, he missed out from the fantasy Dream team. He has a great batting record against Bengaluru in the Indian T20 league as in 10 matches he has scored 377 run against them at an average of 47 & SR of 148. He has given an average of 49 fantasy points per match this season.
He has not performed well in the recent 3 matches, however a player like him cannot be kept quiet for a long time. At Dubai he has scores 25, 51, 50, 43, 90* & 43 in his last 6 matches here. He also has a great record against Delhi in the Indian T20 league as his batting average against them is 57 in 24 matches (total 909 runs)
RCB vs DC Dream11 Prediction: Bowlers
He is currently the purple cap holder with 29 wickets and has given guranteed fantasy points in almost every match. He has scored at least 40 fantasy points in 11 of his 13 matches which makes him a must have bowler. Given his form, he can be a great C/vc choice for this fixture.
Nortje has taken 7 wickets and has scored 29, 63, 31, 60 & 68 fantasy points respectively in 5 matches. At Dubai he has taken 14 wickets in 10 matches with being wicketless in only a solitary match and thus has assured fantasy points here as well.
With 22 wickets in 13 matches, he is the 2nd highest wicket taker this season. In 9 out of his 13 matches, he was included in the fantasy Dream team and such has been his consistency. In the reverse fixture earlier, he had taken 1/24 vs Bengaluru.
RCB vs DC Dream11 Prediction: All-Rounders
With 447 runs, he is the leading run getter for Bengaluru this season, to go with that he also has taken wickets in odd matches. Since the restart, he has scored 67, 86, 74, 154, 42 & 10 fantasy points respectively in 7 matches. He is averaging 59 fantays points per match this season which makes him the 1st choice all-rounder to be picked for this fixture.
With 14 wickets, he is the 2nd highest wicket taker for Delhi this season. He has played 9 matches and in only 1 out of these matches he was not in the Fantasy Dream team and such has been his consistency.
He might not be a big name, but he can be a bargain pick for this fixture as there too many big budget players. In his last 5 matches, he has scored 24, 39, 58, 5 & 50 fantasy points and does have a knack of picking a wicket in odd matches. As context, in his only match against Delhi he had taken 2/26.
RCB vs DC Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match
The Top Point Getters for Royal Challengers Bangalore are Harshal Patel with 91 match fantasy points. Dan Christian with 77 match fantasy points and Glenn Maxwell with 67 match fantasy points.
The Top Point Getters for Delhi Capitals are Axar Patel with 61 match fantasy points. Shikhar Dhawan with 54 match fantasy points and Ravichandran Ashwin with 51 match fantasy points.
RCB vs DC Dream11 Prediction: Captain and Vice-Captain
Shikhar Dhawan has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and a medium XFactor.
Harshal Patel has an average of 67 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and a medium XFactor.
Rishabh Pant has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and a low XFactor.
Shreyas Iyer has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and a medium XFactor.
Virat Kohli has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and a medium XFactor.
RCB vs DC Dream11 Fantasy Team Suggestion
Wicket-Keeper: R. Pant
Batters: R. Patel, S. Dhawan, S. Iyer and V. Kohli
All-Rounders: A. Patel and G. Maxwell
Bowlers: A. Nortje, A. Khan, G. Garton and H. Patel
Captain: S. Dhawan
Vice-Captain: H. Patel