Indian T20 League 2019, Delhi vs Rajasthan: 11wickets Fantasy Cricket Guru – Team News & Playing XI
Delhi need to win this to seal a spot in the top two teams for the playoffs, whereas it is a battle of survival for RR.
Updated - May 3, 2019 8:20 pm
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi will witness the clash between Delhi and Rajasthan tomorrow. The 53rd match of Indian T20 League 2019 will be played on 4th May at 4 PM IST. Delhi are on the 3rd spot now on the points table while Rajasthan is 2 places below on the 5th spot. Delhi lost their last match against Chennai whereas Rajasthan’s last match against Bangalore brought no result. Let us take a look at the statistics which can help you to pick your fantasy cricket team.
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi is flat, mostly batting-friendly pitch. The uneven surface offers an edge to spinners.
Delhi will welcome Rajasthan Royals tomorrow at the iconic Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi. While they had already qualified for the playoffs, Shreyas Iyer’s team missed the chance of remaining at the top after suffering 80-run defeat to Chennai at the last match. They will be looking to guarantee a place in the top two considering the benefit in the Eliminators.
Players to choose from
Shreyas Iyer (C), Avesh Khan, Bandaru Ayyappa, Ankush Bains, Trent Boult, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Ingram, Sandeep Lamichhane, Manjot Kalra, Amit Mishra, Chris Morris, Colin Munro, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Keemo Paul, Kagiso Rabada, Sherfane Rutherford, Jalaj Saxena, Ishant Sharma, Prithvi Shaw, Nathu Singh, Jagadeesha Suchith, Rahul Tewatia, Hanuma Vihari
Rajasthan are in the thick of the playoffs race. Their likelihood of making it to the top 4 was tainted by the rains in their last match against Bangalore which ended with no result It. As a result, the match against Delhi a must win for Rajasthan.
Players to choose from
Varun Aaron, Stuart Binny, Aryaman Birla, Prashant Chopra, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dhawal Kulkarni, Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Sudhesan Midhun, Riyan Parag, Ajinkya Rahane (C), Shubham Ranjane, Sanju Samson, Shashank Singh, Ish Sodhi, Oshane Thomas, Rahul Tripathi, Ashton Turner, Manan Vohra, Jaydev Unadkat
Previous Playing Records
Both the teams have faced off in 19 matches before this, out of which Rajasthan succeeded in winning 11 games while Delhi have won 8.
Tomorrow is the second encounter between the two during this season. In the previous exchange, Delhi beat Rajasthan by 6 wickets.
Delhi – Players to Watch
Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada
Rajasthan – Players to Watch
Shreyas Gopal, Sanju Samson
Suggested Playing XI
WicketKeeper – Sanju Samson
Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Ajinkya Rahane, Liam Livingstone, Riyan Parag,
All-Rounders – Axar Patel
Bowlers – Amit Mishra, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kagiso Rabada, Shreyas Gopal,
Captain – Shikhar Dhawan
Vice-Captain – Sanju Samson
12th Man – Prithvi Shaw
Our match Preview:
Delhi are the absolute favourites against the Steven Smith-less Rajasthan. They know their home ground better and are adept at chasing big totals.
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