IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals win toss, elect to chase; Here are playing XIs of RCB and DC
The match will be played at Chinnaswamy Stadium at 4 PM today (April 7). RCB has registered more wins in the head-to-head against the Delhi Capitals and this is one of the few stats that favours the home side who will hope to play the right XI in this game
Bengaluru: Bengaluru: Delhi Capitals won the toss and put RCB to bat.
Royal Challengers Bengaluru is gearing up for their sixth match in this season of IPL. RCB will play the Delhi Capitals at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru at 4 PM.
RCB is desperate in search of a win as they have lost all the five matches that they have played. Though in the last match RCB put up a better show, they were defeated by the Kolkata Knight Riders after their bowlers were taken to task by the power hitter Andre Russell.
RCB playing XI:
Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (capt), AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj
DC playing XI
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (capt), Rishabh Pant (wk), Colin Ingram, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma
RCB has played 22 matches against Delhi Capitals in IPL. RCB has the edge with a win percentage of 68.1% against the Delhi Capitals.
Out of these 22, 10 matches have been played at Chinnaswamy Stadium. RCB has won six matches and Delhi has won three matches with one match bearing no result.
In the last outing of RCB versus DC on May 12, 2018, RCB won by five wickets. In their last encounter in Bengaluru on April 21, 2018, RCB won by six wickets.
Considering these statistics, RCB has a chance of registering its first win in this season of IPL.
Delhi Capitals are currently placed sixth in the points table with two wins out of five matches. RCB is at the bottom of the table (on 8th place) still waiting for their first win.