Delhi Capitals will face Rajasthan Royals in the 34th match of IPL 2022 that will be played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 22 Apr and will start at 7:30 PM IST. Read here complete information about this DC vs RR match including preview, prediction, playing 11, Dream11 Team, etc.
DC vs RR Match Details
|Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals Match Information|
|Date||22nd April, 2022|
|Time||7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 07:30 PM LOCAL|
|Venue||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Pitch Report & Weather Conditions
The pitch at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai is not easy for the batsmen at all. Although runs can be made here, the batsmen have to be careful at the start. Looking to hit from the start can cost them losing wickets early on. Spending some balls at this will be a wise decision. Pitch is definitely very good for bowlers.
Sticking to the decision of bowling first after winning the toss will be seen in this match also.
DC Team Preview
Delhi Capitals won the last match against SRH by 9 wickets and although Mitchell March and Anrich Nortje were not part of DC playing 11 in the last match, still the team performed excellently in the win against SRH. The team’s confidence will be high with that win and will impact their performance in this upcoming match against RR also.
DC Key Players
In just four matches played in IPL 2022, David Warner has already scored around 200 runs and he has 3 half-centuries in the 4 matches. Everything is going right for him and the team since his return and would look to carry this form forward.
Prithvi Shaw has aggregated 217 runs so far and he contributed 41 runs in 83 runs partnership with Warner in the last match against SRH. He can provide a solid foundation in the opening in the match against RR also.
The highest wicket-taker for DC in IPL 2022 is Kuldeep Yadav who has grabbed 13 wickets in 6 matches. To restrict PBKS in the last match at a total of 115 runs, Kuldeep Yadav played an important contribution with his two wickets.
RR Team Preview
Rajasthan Royals came back to winning ways after beating Kolkata Knight Riders in the last match. Although it was a close game RR bowlers held the nerves in the last over to win the match by 7 runs.
RR Key Players
Jos Buttler is always a dangerous batsman in any format of cricket and this season of IPL so far show a glimpse of his top form. He has scored two hundred in the tournament and has a total of 375 runs under his belt. He is way ahead of other batsmen in terms of the number of runs scored in IPL 2022. He will be a real asset for RR in this match against DC also.
Sanju Samson was looking positive in the last match and he made 38 runs quickly at the strike rate of 200. He was timing the ball very well and the team needs him to bat well in this match against PBKS also.
Trent Boult and Prasidh Krishna are not bowling as per the expectations in the last two matches. But he soon will be seen picking up wickets.
DC Playing 11
Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Sarfaraz Khan, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed
RR Playing 11
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Karun Nair, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Obed McCoy, Yuzvendra Chahal
DC vs RR Head to Head Stats in IPL T20
|Matches Played||DC Won||RR Won||Tie||No Result|
DC vs RR Winner Prediction
Delhi Capitals is looking over-reliant only on their few players like Prithvi Shaw and David Waner. Other batsmen have not performed as per their expectations. The x-factor for DC success will be the batting of David Waner. On the other hand, RR is a unit with many performing batsmen and bowlers.
RR is favorite to win this match against DC.
DC vs RR Dream11 Team
Jos Buttler (c), Sanju Samson can play match-winning innings for their team. David Warner (vc), Shimron Hetmyer, Prithvi Shaw are also players who can give excellent performance with the bat and help the team to win. Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel can prove his all-rounder abilities by making good runs and taking wickets. Lalit Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Obed McCoy can be very impressive with the ball.
- Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler (c), Sanju Samson
- Batsmen: David Warner (vc), Shimron Hetmyer, Prithvi Shaw
- All-Rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel
- Bowlers: Lalit Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Obed McCoy
Dream11 Team Captain and Vice Captain
Dream11 Captain – Jos Buttler
Dream11 Vice-Captain –David Warner