RR Playing 11 today: The Sportsrush presents before you RR Predicted Playing 11 for their 49th match of IPL 2019 vs RCB.
Rajasthan Royals are looking to play positive cricket and that is the right way. They need to win both their matches to have a chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Steven Smith, the captain, would look to win the Royals this match before he leaves for World Cup duties. This is a do or die match for Rajasthan and they need to play it as one.
RR TOP ORDER
They tried Liam Livingstone at the top of the order with Ajinkya Rahane and he did deliver. Livingstone would look to out in a similar performance and give a great start to the Royals. Rahane has looked much better as a batsman and needs to contribute significantly being one of the senior pros in the team. He has to take up responsibility.
🙏🏼 Thank you, Rajasthan! 🙏🏼
You always stand by us through the highs, lows, and have been our 12th man. This victory is dedicated to you! 💗
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 27, 2019
Sanju Samson would come in at No. 3 and look to play some solid shots in order to show his class and quality yet again.
RR MIDDLE ORDER
Steven Smith will look to play the role of an anchor and lead from the front at No. 4. The Royals batting line-up would revolve around Smith. Riyan Parag has shown his class and he would want to contribute again with both bat and ball. Ashton Turner would be very confident after getting his first run in the IPL after 3 matches. He should look to play a finishing knock along with Stuart Binny and Shreyas Gopal.
Jaydev Unadkat delivered a Man of the Match performance in the last match and bowled really well. He needs to keep doing that with Varun Aaron and Oshane Thomas also playing crucial roles in the pace department. Shreyas Gopal has been excellent with the ball and would handle the spin attack along with Riyan Parag and Liam Livingstone as well.
RR PREDICTED PLAYING XI:
1) Ajinkya Rahane 2) Liam Livingstone 3) Sanju Samson (WK) 4) Steven Smith (C) 5) Riyan Parag 6) Ashton Turner 7) Stuart Binny 8) Shreyas Gopal 9) Oshane Thomas 10) Jaydev Unadkat 11) Varun Aaron
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