Apr 26: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals, thirty ninth Match, MCA Stadium, Pune
Protected XI: Jos Buttler (capt), Sanju Samson, Dinesh Karthik, F du Plessis, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Josh Hazlewood (vice-capt), Prasidh Krishna, Mohammad Siraj
Yuzvendra Chahal: The present purple cap holder has been making batters dance to his tunes this season choosing up 18 wickets in seven outings at a median of 11.33. He has taken essentially the most wickets for a spinner in dying overs too – 5 wickets in 24 balls at a powerful financial system of seven.75. Earlier this season when he performed in opposition to RCB, he picked up 2 for 15.
Sanju Samson: Though Buttler has taken the limelight with the bat this season for Royals, their skipper Sanju Samson has been silently accumulating runs – 201 runs in seven outings at a strike charge of 171.79. Within the final 4 video games at this venue, he has recorded one 100-plus rating and one 50-plus rating.
Prasidh Krishna: In a sport the place the place 429 runs have been scored, Krishna bowled one of many spells of the event with 3 for 22 in his 4 overs. Within the penultimate over of the chase, his wicket-maiden helped the group to recover from the road in opposition to Delhi Capitals. He has taken eight wickets in seven video games at an financial system of 8.14 this season.
Devdutt Padikkal: The younger left-hand opener has been a constant performer for Royals this season, having recorded scores of 20 or extra in 5 of the seven innings. The final time he performed in opposition to Royal Challengers, he scored 37(29) and the final time he performed on this venue, he scored 41 (29).
Excessive Threat XI: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (capt), Shimron Hetmyer, Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell (vice-capt), Shahbaz Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Prasidh Krishna