After suffering two defeats, RR recovered to register an impressive six-wicket win over the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in their last match. Yuzvendra Chahal continued his golden run for the team with figures of 3 for 28. The batters then chased down the target with ease. Yashasvi Jaiswal made a brilliant comeback with 68 off 41 while Jos Buttler played another good knock, scoring 30 in 16.
There were good contributions from Sanju Samson, Devdutt Padikkal and Shimron Hetmyer as well. However, the latter will be unavailable for Wednesday’s game as he has flown back for the birth of his child. Rassie Van der Dussen is expected to take his place in the playing XI. RR would hope Hetmyer’s absence is not felt.
RR predicted XI: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, Rassie Van der Dussen, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Sen
Delhi had a horror game against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Their bowlers were hammered all over the park as they conceded 208 for 6. Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav went for plenty, which is not a great sign. Anrich Nortje claimed three wickets but went for 42.
The batting also struggled once David Warner perished cheaply. Prithvi Shaw is likely to be unavailable due to his hospitalization. Srikar Bharat might thus get another chance to prove his credentials. Mitchell Marsh and Rishabh Pant will need to lift their game. Delhi will also hope for another blazing innings from Rovman Powell.
DC predicted XI: David Warner, Srikar Bharat, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Anrich Nortje
Top fantasy picks for RR vs DC clash: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yuzvendra Chahal, David Warner, Rovman Powell, Khaleel Ahmed
–Renin Wilben Albert