DC vs RR: The 36th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played between Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals (DC) and Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Saturday, September 25, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
It is going to be the first double-header in the UAE leg of IPL 2021 and will be captained by wicketkeeper-batters.
Delhi Capitals have started their UAE leg on a good note as they thrashed SunRisers Hyderabad im their opening fixture. Overall, they have won seven off their nine matches so far, and are currently sitting at the top of the points table.
Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, have managed to win four of their eight matches and are currently standing fifth on the points table currently. They are coming into this match on the back off 2 runs victory against Punjab Kings in their previous match.
Talking about head to head records, the two teams have played 23 matches against each other in the IPL history, in which Delhi emerged victorious on 11 occasions while Rajasthan has 12 wins under their belt. The last time the two teams faced each other this season, Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets.
DC vs RR Match Details
- Match: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 36
- Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
DC vs RR Weather & Pitch Report
A good batting track awaits the two sides on Saturday, with some help on offer for the bowlers as well. The pacers should get the ball to swing around early on, with extra bounce also available off the surface. Although the spinners will be able to extract some turn, the dew factor could go against them. Both teams will look to chase upon winning the toss, with 160-170 being a competitive score at the venue.
The temperature will be hovering around 32 Degree Celsius during the evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The sky will be clear with a zero percentage of rain during the match time.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi considering the last 5 matches played here is 161 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result: 0
DC vs RR Head-to-Head
Delhi Capitals & Rajasthan Royals Form
DC vs RR Predicted Playing XI
Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Anrich Nortje, Shreyas Iyer, Steven Smith/Marcus Stoinis, Avesh Khan.
Bench: Vishnu Vinod, Umesh Yadav, Ben Dwarshuis, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Sam Billings, Lukman Meriwala, Praveen Dubey, Lalit Yadav, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tom Curran, Marcus Stoinis/Steve Smith.
Sanju Samson (C & WK), Kartik Tyagi, Riyan Parag, Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mahipal Lomror, Chetan Sakariya, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Liam Livingstone, Rahul Tewatia.
Bench: Mayank Markande, Shreyas Gopal, Kuldip Yadav, Shivam Dube, Akash Singh, Glenn Phillips, Oshane Thomas, KC Cariappa, David Miller, Tabraiz Shamsi, Manan Vohra.
Match Predictions For Match 36 – DC vs RR
If Delhi Capitals Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Rajasthan Royals Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Rajasthan Royals Overall Score: 165-185
Delhi Capitals win the match.
If Rajasthan Royals Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Delhi Capitals Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Delhi Capitals Overall Score: 170-190
Delhi Capitals win the match.
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