Royal Challengers Bangalore, the only unbeaten team of IPL 2021 so far, will lock horns against the inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals in the 16th match of the Indian Premier League.
RCB will aim to continue their winning momentum whereas RR will look to get back to winning ways after their big loss against Chennai Super Kings.
We have the Match Prediction that can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss current form, head to head, stats, and players to watch out for in the upcoming match.
RCB have looked like a complete side so far but there are some pieces which the team will like to fill. Devdutt Padikkal hasn’t yet fired whereas Virat Kohli has failed to convert his starts into substantial scores. On the other hand, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Harshal Patel and Mohammed Siraj have done a magnificent job for the franchise.
RR have been found wanting in this season of the IPL. The spate of injuries has hampered their chances but they will need to pick their performances. It is still early days of the tournament and they will look to come up with a better show in the middle. The onus will be on Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler and David Miller to do the bulk of the scoring.
Head to Head – Overall matches – 23, Won by RCB – 10, Won by RR – 10, NR – 2, Abandoned – 1.
It is even-stevens as far as the head-to-head battle is concerned.
Players to look out for – Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Mustafizur Rahman, and Chris Morris will hold the key for RR.
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kyle Jamieson, and Devdutt Padikkal will hold the key for RCB.
Match Prediction: Based on the current form, Royal Challengers Bangalore will hold the advantage against Rajasthan Royals.