Dubai: Indian Premier League returns with two matches on Saturday with Rajasthan Royals facing Royal Challengers Bangalore in a mid-afternoon match and Delhi Capital meeting Chennai Super Kings later in the evening. As for the first match, Rajasthan Royals had lost their previous meeting against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Royal Challengers Bangalore had come close to winning in their last match against Kings XI Punjab and painfully rued for another five to ten runs on the scoreboard which could have a good chance for Bangalore bowlers to lead the team to victory. Rajasthan Royals had lost their last match to Delhi Capitals who have been looking to be nab a place surely in this year playoffs.
Virat Kohli would be looking to continue his form against the Rajasthan Royals and despite scoring only two runs in their meeting against Kings XI Punjab, Ab de Villiers is expected to come out roaring in today’s fixture. Chris Morris would once again prove to be vital for his team’s chances of winning this evening and Devdutt Padikkal would be looking to post a good score against Rajasthan Royals. He had scored half a century against Rajasthan in the reverse fixture. Rajasthan’s players, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler would be needing to record a good performance if they were to contain Bangalore’s bowling attack. Sanju Samson and Steve Smith would have to step up if their team stands a chance of winning against Royal Challengers Bangalore.