DC vs RR Match Preview – Real11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI

DC vs RR
DC vs RR

Just one week into the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 and what contests we have witnessed already. From the first match between MI and CSK to the CSK vs RCB rivalry on Friday, a beautiful week is coming to an end with more exciting matches lined up for the fans on the double-header Saturday and Sunday.

Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals (DC) and Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals (RR) will play the 36th match of the IPL 2021 on Saturday, 25th September 2021.

Delhi is currently sitting on the 2nd spot in the points table with 7 wins and 2 losses in their 9 matches. They have a net run rate of +0.613 and 14 points on their side.

Rajasthan, who won a last-ball thriller at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, sits at the 5th spot in the points table. With 4 wins and 4 losses, RR has 8 points and a net run rate of -0.154.

The last encounter between the two teams was on 15th April 2021 and turned out to be a last over-thriller where Rajasthan outshined Delhi to win those 2 crucial points in the league.

Match Details – DC vs RR 

Date – 25th September 2021

Time – 3:30 PM IST

Venue – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Pitch and Weather Report 

Being an afternoon match, the pitch will play better in the 1st innings as compared to the 2nd innings. Bowlers will find help in the middle overs, whereas the powerplay will be dominated by the batsmen. The average score at Sheikh Zayed Stadium varies between 150-160.

The temperature will vary from 34°C to 36°C between the match hours. The weather forecast predicts a hot and humid day and the teams will also not get the dew-factor advantage in this match.

Head-to-Head Record 

The teams have confronted each other 23 times during the last 13 year run of the league. Rajasthan was able to bag 12 wins whereas Delhi won 11 games out of these 23 games.

Predicted Playing XIs

Delhi Capitals

Marcus Stoinis, the Australian all-rounder sustained a hamstring injury during their match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday. His availability is not confirmed by team management yet.

Playing XI

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk & c), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje.

Rajasthan Royals

All players of RR are fit and healthy and will be available for selection. After witnessing their performance in their last match, we predict there might not be any major changes in the playing XI.

Playing XI

Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (wk & c), Mahipal Lomror, Liam Livingstone, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Kartik Tyagi, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman.

Top 3 Fantasy Picks

Anrich Nortje – One of the best bowlers of Delhi Capitals, Nortje was also the man of the match in their last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Chris Morris – The most expensive player of the league, Morris sure is an A1 all-rounder for RR. He impressed everyone with his performance in the 1st leg of IPL with both bat and ball.

Liam Livingstone – The man who impressed everyone with his recent performance in international cricket – Liam Livingstone, is capable of hitting huge sixes and can also easily turn the match towards RR and may give you crucial points in your fantasy XI.

Suggested Playing 11 – Option 1 for DC vs RR Real11 Fantasy Cricket

Suggested Playing 11 – Option 2 for DC vs RR Real11 Fantasy Cricket

Disclaimer: The teams given above involve analysis and instinct of the writer. You can go with the above options. Otherwise, make your fantasy XI based on the understanding, keeping our tips in mind.

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