The 27th match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will see Delhi Capitals (DC) locking horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Saturday, April 16.

While the Rishabh Pant-led DC will look for two points to improve their ranking in the points table, Faf du Plessis’ RCB will be hoping to make a come back after defeat against Chennai Super King (CSK) in their previous outing.

Head to head record

Played: 26 | DC won: 10 | RCB won: 16 | No result: 0

Pitch report

Four out of the five games at Wankhede in IPL 2022 have been won by the teams fielding first. There has been distinct assistance for fast bowlers, particularly in the early stages of the match.

Wankhede is a high-scoring ground with par score of around 180.

Probable XIs

Delhi Capitals: David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c/wk), Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis, Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, Suyash Prabhudesai, Dinesh Karthik, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Josh Hazlewood

Match Prediction

Case 1:

DC wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 45-50
RCB total: 170-180

Case 2:

RCB wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 50-55
DC total: 180-190

Delhi Capitals to win the contest.

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