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IPL 2020; Oct 3, RCB vs RR Match 15 preview, Pitch report and Prediction

Today, 3rd Oct 2020 Saturday RCB will face off RR at Sheikh Zayed stadium. The match will start at 3.30 PM IST. Virat Kohli led-RCB has won 2 out of 3 total matches played by a small margin or we can probably say they just escaped losing. They need to buck up as their NRR (-1.450) is not appropriate.

On the contrary, Rajasthan Royals had a great start in the tournament by 2 consistent winnings but somehow missed their hat-trick in the 3rd match. The venue was quite tricky and they could not adapt to the new environment. They were beaten up by KKR by 37 runs margin in Dubai.

We expect it will be a neck to neck competition as both the teams are quite eager to bag the victory. The star performers from both the teams to look out for:

Shreyas Gopal-RR

He has picked a total of 39 IPL wickets out of which 12 were for opponents RCB. His economy rate is 4.77. Let’s see what wonders he will create today.

Yuzwendra Chahal-RCB

In the current season of IPL, he has picked 11 wickets in 26.3 overs at an economy rate of 5.70,

So viewers and team players are waiting for him to perform.

RCB vs RR Head to head

Total matches played-21

RCB won-8 I RR won-10 I NR-2 I Abandoned-1

Probable XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (wk)

Devdatt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Shivam Dube, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Yuzvendra Chahal

Rajasthan Royals

Jos Buttler (wk), Steve Smith (C)

Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa/Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Tom Curran, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Ankit Rajpoot

Pitch Reports

The pitch is balanced for batting and bowling. In the second half, batting becomes tricky due to dew. So the past performances show that it’s better to bat first.

The temperature will be high to 38 degree Celsius to a low 29 degree in the night.

Our Prediction:

RR has more chances to win as they just lost a match and the aggression is there to grab the opportunity whereas RCB’s performance has always been unexpected.

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