Rajasthan Royals (RR) are set to host Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 33rd match of the IPL 2020 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Both teams have recorded different fortunes in the IPL 2020 thus far. Rajasthan Royals are languishing at the bottom half of the table while RCB are on the verge of qualifying in the playoffs.
A win will effect the progress of both teams in different ways. RCB were thrashed by eight wickets in their previous while while Rajasthan Royals lost the last game against Delhi Capitals by 13 runs. A win for the Steve Smith-led side will keep them alive in the race of qualifying to the IPL 2020 playoffs.
Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith wins toss opts to bat against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (C), Ab de Villiers (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal
Rajasthan Royals: Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(wk), Steve Smith(C), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi