IPL 2020, RCB vs DC: Virat Kohli and Shreyas will try to put their teams on top of the table.© BCCI / IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the coin toss and elected to bowl against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the 19th game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). RCB is currently third in the rankings after four games. They started their campaign with a win against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH), followed by a defeat against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), a win against Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals (RR). DC is in second place after four wins. They started their new season with a win over KXIP, followed by a win against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), a defeat against SRH and a win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Both teams aim to win and occupy the first place in the rankings. MI is currently on the top, level on points with DC and RCB, but has played an extra match. (Live Scorecard)
IPL 2020 Match 19 Live Updates and Score between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals straight from Dubai International Cricket Stadium
7:39 PM (IST)
Sundar sends a quick delivery to Dhawan’s pads. He sends it too long in search of a single. Well done to Sundar as he only concedes 3 runs.
7:35 PM (IST)
GOOD START WITH DELHI CAPITALS! FOUR RUNS!
Udana sends a short delivery, at hip level. Shaw stylishly pulls it for a second consecutive four by square leg. Great start by DC, and great start by Shaw!
7:34 PM (IST)
A slower delivery from Udana. Shaw flips it through midwicket for a four!
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Another short delivery from Udana. Shaw draws the square of the forward square leg for a four. Great shot!
7:32 PM (IST)
1 leg bye
Udana sends a length delivery on Shaw’s pads. It comes away for a leg goodbye.
7:30 pm (IST)
The action begins!
Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan take the field to open the innings for DC. Isuru Udana hands over the first for RCB.
7:07 pm (IST)
Shreyas Iyer hopes Delhi’s capital cities will continue to gain momentum
After losing the toss, DC Captain Iyer revealed that Patel will replace the injured Mishra. He also said his team needed to continue their momentum.
7:06 pm (IST)
Here are the playing XIs
DC: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
RCB: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
7:05 pm (IST)
Adam Zampa to miss!
After winning the toss, Kohli revealed that Zampa will miss and will be replaced by Ali. Meanwhile, Mann is also replaced by Siraj. He also praised Padikkal for his good performance with the bat this season.
7:03 pm (IST)
Virat Kohli wins toss, chooses to bowl
RCB captain Kohli has won the coin toss and has chosen to bowl.
6:50 PM (IST)
The warm-up of both teams: Sneak Peek!
Here’s a shot of both teams warming up at the Dubai International Stadium, with the likes of Virat Kohli and Kagiso Rabada captured by the camera. Serious faces everywhere! It will be a great meeting!
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6.35 pm (IST)
Navdeep Saini to shine?
Navdeep Saini was in good shape this season. He has already taken three wickets in four games. The Indian pacemaker is a crucial cog in Kohli’s plans, as seen in past contests. Can he shine against the likes of Shreyas Iyer today?
6:25 PM (IST)
Players to watch out forRCB opener Devdutt Padikkal will once again be crucial by his side. The 20-year-old is the team’s top scorer this season, scoring 174 points in four games against an average of 43.50. He also carved three half centuries. Meanwhile, Yuzvendra will be Chahal Kohli’s trump card. He’s been good this season, with eight wickets at an economic rate of 7.18.
Meanwhile, DC hopes that Rishabh Pant doesn’t disappoint today. Against KKR he hit 38 runs from 17 balls! He hopes to do something similar against RCB. Bowler Anrich Nortje will also try to work in full swing with Kagiso Rabada.
6:08 pm (IST)
Virat Kohli v Kagiso RabadaKohli will try to build on his good form against DC, but in Rabada he will face a bowler, who has been impressive in the current season. In his previous match, Kohli scored an unbeaten run of 72 runs to win the match for RCB, bit has registered 3,1 and 14 in the previous matches. Rabada has already taken 8 wickets in four games. He also has an average of 15.74. He will try to grab King Kohli’s big wicket, but the Indian skipper will fight too!
5:56 PM (IST)
Head to head
RCB and DC faced each other 21 times in the IPL, the first with 15 wins and the last with eight wins.
Today will also be an interesting battle between both Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer, with both captains hoping to put on a show in the current season.
5:41 PM (IST)
Points tableDC is currently second in the IPL 2020 table after four games. They have recorded three wins and one defeat. RCB has done the same, but is in third place because of the net run rate. Leaders MI have played an extra game and are level with both the second and third placed teams. KXIP is at the bottom of the table.
5:39 PM (IST)
Hello and welcome everyone !!
Welcome everyone to our live coverage of the 19th game of the current Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season, with Royal Challengers (RCB) taking on Delhi Capitals (DC), at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. Both teams are in good shape, and a win for both means top rankings!
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