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RCB vs DC IPL Prediction: The 56th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season will be played between the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and the Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 8 October. Both these teams witnessed contrasting fortunes unfold in their previous outings. The Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered a heartening loss at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last match, however, they have already qualified for the playoffs with 8 wins from 13 matches. On the other hand, the Delhi Capitals have had a fabulous IPL 2021 campaign having registered 10 victories out of their 13 games so far and they will finish at the top of the table in the end of the league stage.

RCB vs DC Dream11 Prediction

Fixture Name: IPL Match 56, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals

Competition: VIVO IPL 2021

Date: 8 October

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Ground: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Team Form Guide:
RCB (recent last): L W W W L
DC (recent last): W W L W W

Pitch Report

The surface and conditions at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium will surely have enough help both for the pacers and spinners in this match as seen in this UAE leg so far. It is expected to offer a competitive surface with an entertaining contest between the bat and ball. The dew factor will also come into play during the second innings. The average first innings total will remain around the 150-160 mark.

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RCB Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Royal Challengers Bangalore camp.

Expected Team Changes 

  • They are unlikely to make a lot of changes.
  • Virat Kohli will be the captain.
  • Srikar Bharat will keep the wickets.
  • Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell will be their crucial batters.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj and Harshal Patel will be their important bowlers.

RCB Playing 11 (likely)

Virat Kohli
Devdutt Padikkal
Srikar Bharat
Glenn Maxwell
AB de Villiers
Dan Christian
Shahbaz Ahmed
Harshal Patel
George Garton
Yuzvendra Chahal
Mohammed Siraj

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DC Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Marcus Stoinis is a doubtful starter due to calf injury.

Expected Team Changes 

  • Steve Smith is likely to return for Ripal Patel.
  • Rishabh Pant will captain the side and also don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer will be their key batsmen.
  • Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Avesh Khan will be their important bowlers.

DC Playing 11 (likely)

Shikhar Dhawan
Prithvi Shaw
Steve Smith
Shreyas Iyer
Rishabh Pant
Shimron Hetmyer
Axar Patel
Ravichandran Ashwin
Kagiso Rabada
Anrich Nortje
Avesh Khan

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options: 

Glenn Maxwell: For the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Glenn Maxwell has been in an amazing form in the ongoing edition of the tournament especially smacking superb fifties each in the last three matches. Glenn Maxwell Stats in IPL 2021 – 407 runs in 11 innings at a strike-rate of 145.36.

Shreyas Iyer: For the Delhi Capitals, Shreyas Iyer has looked the most impressive batter in this second leg of IPL 2021. Iyer has got consistent starts in the last few matches and will be eyeing to play a big knock here. Shreyas Iyer Stats in IPL – 2324 runs in 83 matches at a strike-rate of 125.22.

Differential Pick:

Virat Kohli: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has looked in an excellent touch with the bat in the previous two games smashing two remarkable half-centuries. Virat Kohli Stats in IPL 2021 – 357 runs in 12 matches at an average of 33.20.

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WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant, KS Bharat
BATSMEN: Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Shimron Hetmyer
ALL-ROUNDERS: Glenn Maxwell
BOWLERS: Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal

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