IPL 2022 Match 27: DC vs RCB preview

IPL 2022 Match 27: DC vs RCB preview

IPL 2022 Match 27: DC vs RCB preview

Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers will take on each other in the 27th match of IPL 2022. The game will be played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

Delhi are eighth in the points despite having won two of their four games. That is because their net run rate has been poor. Led by Rishabh Pant, they beat Kolkata by 44 runs in their last game and will be thus coming into this encounter full of confidence. Against Kolkata, Delhi stitched a big total of 215 in their 20 overs on the back of a half century each from openers Prithvi Shaw and David Warner. Down the order, bowling allrounder Shardul Thakur smashed an 11-ball 29 that came at a strike rate of 263.64.

RCB, meanwhile, are sixth in the points table with three wins in five games. They lost their most recent game to Chennai after allowing them to score 216 in the first innings, which they were unable to chase down. Shahbaz Ahmed and Dinesh Karthik's cameos took RCB to 193 in 20 overs.

Both Bangalore and Delhi have some big names in their ranks, and we can thus expect this game enthralling.

Predicted XI

Delhi Capitals - Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c, wk), Lalit Yadav, Sarfaraz Khan, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed

Royal Challengers Bangalore – Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Siddharth Kaul, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood

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