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Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rising Pune Supergiants, IPL10 2017 16 April 17th Match preview

Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rising Pune Supergiants, IPL10 2017 16 April 17th Match preview
Written by Pallavi Parmar

The 17th match of IPL10 season, 2017 is between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supergiants. Royal Challengers Bangalore received a major boost when captain Virat Kohli is back again. The two had more than their share of tense moments during Australia’s Test tour of India, which produced riveting cricket as well as extreme drama and ended with Kohli not too keen to leave on-field matters on the field. Both are strong teams on paper, yet both have won just one of their four encounters in IPL season. As a result, RCB are placed sixth on the table, while RPS are eighth. RCB look like a formidable unit, particularly since Kohli and AB de Villiers have returned after missing the first few games two for de Villiers and three for Kohli. While both the Bangalore mainstays marked their return to action with starring knocks, their team ended up on the losing side on both occasions.

Here are 7 sneak preview of IPL 2017 17th match

#1 IPL10 season 2017, 17th match is between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supergiants. RCB have been overly dependent upon individuals for season after season and this year there is very little change in that scenario.

#2 This 17th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) season 10, 2017 between RCB Vs RPS is taking place, today 8pm at Chinnaswamy Stadium.

#3 Royal Challengers Bangalore likely XI: Virat Kohli(c), Kedar Jadhav(w),Yuzvendra Chahal, Stuart Binny, Sreenath Aravind, Pawan Negi, Sarfaraz Khan, Tymal Mills, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Samuel Badree.

#4 Royal Challengers Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore player Sarfaraz is replaced Mandeep Singh as he is not doing well in last four matches. But their top order have best t-20 batsman Chris Gayle, AB De villers and Virat Kholi.

#5 Rising Pune Supergiants likely XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, Manoj Tiwary,MS Dhoni(w),Imran Tahir, Ankit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Rahul Chahar.

#6 Rising Pune Supergiants: The run machine Steven smith and in form batsman Ajinkya rahane are strongest point for RPS. Pune’s current skipper MS Dhoni is flourishing. He has been in poor touch with just 33 runs from four games, with a highest of 12 not out. His form must be a worry for RPS.

#7 In IPL10 both teams have lost there last matches and in points table both have 2 points in 4 matches .Out of 4 matches both loses 3 matches. In IPL they played two matches against each other in which RCB got victory in both matches.

Squads

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Chris Gayle, Sarfaraz Khan, Shane Watson (capt), Kedar Jadhav (wk), Travis Head, Sachin Baby, Stuart Binny, Tymal Mills, Sreenath Aravind, Aniket Choudhary, Yuzvendra Chahal, Pawan Negi, Harshal Patel, Adam Milne, Iqbal Abdulla, Samuel Badree, Avesh Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Praveen Dubey, Billy Stanlake, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers.

Rising Pune Supergiants

Steve Smith (C), Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Dan Christian, MS Dhoni (w), Ashok Dinda, Faf du Plessis, Lockie Ferguson, Imran Tahir, Jaskaran Singh, Usman Khawaja, Ajinkya Rahane, Saurabh Kumar, Ben Stokes, Milind Tandon, Manoj Tiwary, Adam Zampa, Jaydev Unadkat, Ishwar Pandey, Rahul Tripathi, Shardul Thakur.

Openers

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle

It is a big boost for RCB to have their skipper back. They also keep an eye on Chris Gayle, who is three runs short of becoming the first cricketer to score 10000 runs in T20 cricket.

Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi

Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi may be going to be today’s match openers. Rahane’s role should be to anchor the innings and maintain the tempo. The run machine Steven smith and in form batsman Ajinkya rahane are the strong points for RPS.

Predictions

According to us Royal Challengers Bangalore will hold an edge.

  • Match is in banglore as we see in last match its a slow track, RCB have yazvendra chahal and Samuel Badree who take a hattrick in last match.
  • Virat Kholi is Back again in the form and he hits a half century in last match on other side MS Dhoni is totally out of form. In last two matches against RPS virat scored a century and a half century.
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore batting line up is very strong as they have Chris Gayle, AB De villers and Virat Kholi.

About the author

Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.

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