IPL 2023 Match 60 Prediction (RR vs RCB) : Can RCB defeat RR to keep their spot alive in the play-offs? Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Today’s first clash of IPL 2023 season is Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RR vs RCB). The host RR started off this season with a fiery campaign but with back to back losses the team lost its track and yesterday it has been pushed out of the top fours. Currently, RR is at fifth position in IPL standings with 12 points. With bounce back of teams like MI and LSG, RR’s spot in play-offs appears to be in shambles. At present, only 2 games are left to be played which requires RR to register victory in both games if it wants to remain alive for play-offs spot.

Coming to the visitor team, RCB’s position looks stumbled as it lost two out of last five games it played. Currently, it stands 7th in the IPL points table with 10 points. With only 3 games left to be played, RCB still has a hope to fix its spot in top fours by winning all of the three, combined with other teams’ performances. Being a make or break match, the team will surely be eyeing to break its losing streak and bounce back with a win in the upcoming game.

Star of the last match, Yashasvi Jaiswal is ready to rock again!!
Virat looking ready to shower some runs in the pink city!

RR vs RCB : Match Details

Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

Date: Sunday, May 14, 2023

Time: 3:30 PM IST 

Watch Live on: Star Sports Network & JioCinema

Image of Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur
Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur

RR vs RCB : Pitch report

Sawai Man Singh ‘s pitch is known to be a balanced one as it supports both batters and bowlers. Since it’s a day match, dew will not impact the game which will support spinners throughout the game. This will make difficult for batters to dominate the game. Moreover, long dimensions of the ground will further add to the difficulty of the batters to hit boundaries.

Any score above 180 runs will be competitive.

The captain winning the toss should elect to bowl first.

RR vs RCB : Head to Head

Both teams have played 26 times against each other in IPL history wherein RR has won 12 matches and RCB has won 14.

Poster of RR vs RCB Head to Head IPL 2023
RR vs RCB : Head to Head

RR vs RCB : Team Playing XI Prediction

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Jos Buttler (WK)
  • Sanju Samson (C)
  • Joe Root
  • Dhruv Jurel
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Trent Boult
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • KM Asif
  • Yuzvendra Chahal

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

  • Virat Kohli
  • Faf du Plessis (C)
  • Mahipal Lomror
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Suyash Prabhudessai
  • Dinesh Karthik (WK)
  • Kedar Jadhav
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Siddarth Kaul
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Josh Hazlewood

RR vs RCB : Best Performers’ Prediction

Best Batter

Yashasvi Jaiswal

The highest run scorer of IPL 2023 season looks in an extraordinary form at present. Having scored 575 runs in 12 matches puts him at 2nd rank in Orange Cap standings. With an average of 52.27 and a stupendous strike rate of 167.15, the ace batter has proved to be instrumental in winning crucial matches. The last match witnessed the fastest fifty ever in IPL from his bat with 50 runs off 13 balls. He seems to play an explosive innings in the upcoming game aa well. So, foremost choice for batter of the day.

Best Bowler

Yuzvendra Chahal

The sensational spinner recently became the highest wicket taker of IPL. The last year’s Purple Cap holder is currently at 2nd spot in the Purple Cap race for this season as well. Currently, he has claimed a total of 21 wickets in the 12 matches with an average of 16.9 and an impressive economy rate of 7.92. Since the pitch is supportive of slow bowlers, Chahal is likely have an impactful spell in the upcoming match.

RR vs RCB : Today’s Match Winner Prediction

RR is most likely to win the match.

Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.

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