IPL 2023 Match 32 Prediction (RCB vs RR) : Can striding RR triumph over frailing RCB in its den? Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals

Today’s fight of IPL 2023 is Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals (RCB vs RR). While RR is topping the points table by winning 4 out of 6 matches it played, RCB is currently standing at the 7th position in the table. Though RR lost its previous match against LSG by a narrow margin, it seems in high spirits as it’s still maintaining the leadership in IPL standings. On the contrary side, though RCB won its previous game against PBKS but needs assure its win in this match in order to make it to top fours.

RCB vs RR : Match Details

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Date : Sunday, April 23, 2023

Time : 3:30 PM IST

Watch Live on : Star Sports Network and JioCinema

RCB vs RR : Pitch Report

The M Chinnaswamy wicket is flat one which makes it a batters’ pitch. The boundaries of the ground are on shorter side with quick outfield which makes it more favourable for batters for hit big shots. So, overall the matches here are high scoring ones.

For fast bowlers, it will be tough to create any magic as all factors are in favour of batters only. Spinners still have some scope to tame batters as the ball gets older.

A total of 85 games have been played here, out of which 35 have been won by the team batting first whereas 46 by the chasers.

Any score above 200 could be give a tough competition to the chasers.

The toss winning team should field first.

RCB vs RR : Head to Head

Both the teams have encountered each other 28 times in IPL in which Royal Challengers Bangalore has dominated over Rajasthan Royals by 13-12.

RCB vs RR : Team XI Prediction

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

  • Virat Kohli
  • Faf du Plessis (C)
  • Mahipal Lomror
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Shahbaz Ahmed
  • Dinesh Karthik (WK)
  • Wayne Parnell
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Harshal Patel
  • Vyshak Vijaykumar
  • Mohammed Siraj

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

  • Jos Buttler
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Sanju Samson (C & WK)
  • Devdutt Padikkal
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Dhruv Jurel
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Jason Holder
  • Trent Boult
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Yuzvendra Chahal

RCB vs RR : Best Performers Prediction

Best Batsman

Francois “Faf” du Plessis

The South-African ace batter is already leading the race for Orange Cap by scoring 343 runs in last six matches with an average of 68.6 and a magnificent strike rate of 166.5. Since its a batters ground, a magical knock is expected from his bat.

Best Bowler 

Yuzvendra Chahal

The ace spinner is fifth among the top five bowlers in the race for Purple Cap. He has taken 11 wickets in six matches he has played so far with a decent economy rate of 8.25. Since spinners have a say on this pitch, Chahal seems to be the best pick for the bowler of the day.

RCB vs RR : Today’s Match Winner Prediction

Rajasthan Royals likely to win the match

Disclaimer: The above predictions are based on personal understanding and analysis of the author. Kindly make your own decision while making any prediction based on the predictions mentioned above.

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