RR vs DC: Whom to pick in Dream11?

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21 Apr 2019

RR vs DC: Here's how you can pick winning Dream11

The IPL 2019 is nearing its business end as things get even more intense.

The match number 40 would see Rajasthan Royals locking horns with Delhi Capitals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday.

The match is really important for Rajasthan as a loss would potentially throw them out of the play-offs race.

Meanwhile, let us analyze the winning Dream XI.

Wicket-keeper

Rishabh Pant: The man behind the stumps

Rishabh Pant: The man behind the stumps

When it comes to the wicket-keeping department, there is only one man who deserves to be behind the stumps, and that is explosive batsman Rishabh Pant of Delhi Capitals.

While Pant may not be in a good mood following his World Cup snub, he would leave no stone unturned to play big and prove to the selectors how good a batsman he is.

Batsmen

Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith form a brutal batting pair

The batting line-up is ought to begin with prolific opener Shikhar Dhawan. He is in fine form ahead of the World Cup.

He would be supported by Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith, who played a sublime innings of an unbeaten 59 in the last game.

Apart from them, the order would also be dominated by Delhi skipper Shreyas Iyer and Rajasthan's former skipper Ajinkya Rahane.

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All-rounders

Axar Patel and Riyan Parag are the top all-rounders

Axar Patel and Riyan Parag are the top all-rounders

The all-round department will consist of a pair of two youngsters.

For Delhi, Axar Patel has been doing great with the ball in the past couple of matches, while he claimed 2/22 in the previous tie, making him a must pick.

Rajasthan's Riyan Parag is a surprise pick. And considering his effortless innings of 43 in the last game, he can extract several points.

Bowlers

Kagiso Rabada, Shreyas Gopal to headline bowling attack

As for the bowling department, the attack is likely to start with Delhi pacer Kagiso Rabada, who is the Purple Cap holder.

He would be supported by his team-mate and spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, who claimed 3/40 in the last game.

From Rajasthan, Shreyas Gopal and Jofra Archer are the ideal bowlers, with both claiming wickets on a consistent basis.

Leaders

Rabada the captain, Smith his deputy

Rabada the captain, Smith his deputy

Picking the leaders is, once again, a tough call for this line-up.

However, going by recent performance, we believe Rabada is the right man to lead.

He can pick a couple of wickets tomorrow, giving fans several points.

As for his deputy, Smith's good form of late, including his fine innings in the previous tie, makes him a top choice.

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When did RR win the IPL?

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RR won the IPL in 2008.

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RR won the IPL under the leadership of Shane Warne.

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DC were led by Gautam Gambhir initially in IPL 2018, before Iyer took over.

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No, Delhi are yet to win the IPL to date.

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