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IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils match preview: Death bowling misery can fix RCB’s winning streak

IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils match preview: Death bowling misery can fix RCB’s winning streak
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Delhi Daredevils, who are undergoing winning-losing fluctuation in the 11th edition of IPL, has not been able to do a special job under the leadership of its new captain Gautam Gambhir and against Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their next match, Will push for returning to the track on Saturday. Gambhir has made Kolkata Knight Riders champion twice in the IPL, but under his leadership, Delhi is not able to do anything special and only one win in their last four matches. In the last match, he suffered a defeat from Kolkata and is running on the last foot on the table. On the other hand, situation of RCB, led by star cricketer Virat Kohli, has not changed. In addition to Virat, like AB de Villiers, Quinton Di cock, the 11th edition is proving to be lucky, and he has won only one match in the last four matches. Bengaluru lost their last match by 46 runs to Mumbai Indians, while Delhi beat Kolkata by 71 runs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Under the leadership of Virat Kohli, RCB started the defeat against KKR but defeated Punjab in their home ground. After that, they got a defeat against Rajasthan and Mumbai. The spinner duo of  Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington have spent a lot of runs. Captain Virat Kohli has achieved the rhythm. Who scored an unbeaten 92 against Mumbai. Dangerous batsmen like Brendon McCullum cannot be seen in the form at the moment. He is getting out very soon. Due to this, the pressure is coming on the middle order. In the last two matches, AB De Villiers also could not score big innings. In this case, full dependence is coming to the Virat.

Brendon McCullum, who scored a total of 47 runs in three matches, could be replaced by England’s Moin Ali. Moin can also play dual roles in the form of a spinner. RCB need to sharpen their bowling attack as the team has given more than 200 runs in the last two matches. Corey Anderson bowled well in the last match but in the batting, he was out on zero. In such a case, Pawan Negi may be kept in the team. Anderson has to be out for them. However, Chris Woakes is bowling well but the bat is not going to be done either.

Delhi Daredevils

Daredevils have world-class batsmen like Jason Roy, Gautam Gambhir, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer and Glenn Maxwell. Jason Roy has played an unbeaten 91 not out against Mumbai. Rishabh Pant has so far scored 138 runs. Maxwell, who scored 47 in the previous match, would like to contribute again from the bat. Trent Bolt and Shami are bowling well in bowling but later  Amit Mishra and Rahul Tewatia are unable to support

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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