RR vs RCB Match Preview: Venue, Pitch Report and details of IPL 2020 33rd Encounter

RR vs RCB: In 33rd encounter of IPL 2020 Rajasthan Royals (RR) will face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Here is RR vs RCB Match preview alongside details like venue, Pitch Report and key players of both the sides.

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Oct 16, 2020 17:28 IST
RR vs RCB Match Preview: Venue, Pitch Report and details of IPL 2020 33rd Encounter
RR vs RCB Match Preview

RR vs RCB Match Preview: Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore will be the two teams fighting out in the 33rd match of the Indian Premier League 2020. Virat Kohli holds the command of Royal Challengers Bangalore side. Whereas, Steve Smith is the captain of the Rajasthan Royals team. Here is a preview of Royals and Bangalore encounter. 

The venue of IPL 2020 RR vs RCB match is Dubai International Stadium. Dubai's pitch is a bowling track with minimum or no support to the batsmen. Rajasthan Royals versus Royal Challengers Bangalore match is the evening fixture of the day. As per IST, the match will start at 3:30 PM and according to UAE time, the game will kick off at 6:00 PM. 

Pitch Report- Dubai International Stadium pitch is an anti batting track. Batsmen face difficulty while batting on this track. Bowlers especially spin bowlers find Dubai's pitch favourable. By looking at the pitch report both RR and RCB can field two spinners in the match.

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They both exchanged blows in the 15th match of the edition as well. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) came out on top and won the match by eight wickets with five balls left. Virat Kohli hammered not out 72* runs in RCB successful chase of 155 runs target set by Rajasthan Royals.

Royal Challengers Bangalore have played eight matches in IPL 2020. Out of which they have won five and faced defeat in three. The concerning factor for them is their net run-rate (-0.139) which will play a key role in the race to qualify for the playoffs. 

Rajasthan Royals have lost five matches and won three matches in IPL 13. Royals after starting brilliantly lost momentum and are scuffling right now. RR have the worst run-rate (-0.844) out of all the eight teams. As per sources, they are most likely to change their captain, the name of Jos Buttler is known to be favourite. 

Star sports India will broadcast the match live on television in India. The Live Streaming of the clash will be available on Disney+Hotstar and YuppTv. Hotstar's Premium or VIP membership is requisite to watch the live streaming of RR vs RCB match.