RCB vs RR, Dream 11 prediction, Preview, Predicted XIs, Injury Updates, Pitch and Weather report – IPL 2021, Match 16, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals

Match preview- RCB vs RR

RCB vs RR Dream 11 Prediction IPL 2021: The 16th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Rajasthan Royals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST on 22.04.2021. The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Bengali. The game will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar.


RCB are in red-hot form at the moment, having amassed three wins from three matches so far. Their batting order is working like a dream currently with Glenn Maxwell regaining his touch and AB de Villiers finishing things off nicely.


However, their opponents, the Rajasthan Royals have struggled in the absence of their star players i.e.   Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes. They currently lie at the 7th position in the points table with just a single win from 3 matches and need to hit the top gear quickly if they are to harbor any hopes of making the playoffs.

RCB vs RR Weather Report for Match 16:

Fans can expect a full game as there is a negligible chance of rain with the temperature soaring in the high twenties during the game.

Pitch Conditions/Report:

The Wankhede pitch is living up to its reputation with teams crossing 180 on a regular basis. We can expect another high scoring encounter on the cards.


Average first innings score:

The average first innings score is expected to be more than 170 and if either Glenn Maxwell or AB de Villiers get going, we can expect a score in excess of 200.

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 40, Lost – 39, Tied – 0

Injury and Availability News:

Things seem to be getting worse for the Royals with Liam Livingstone heading home due to bio-bubble fatigue. Jofra Archer, who underwent minor surgery on his right hand, is expected to miss this game as well.


RCB vs RR Dream 11 Prediction Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Bangalore is likely to stick with their winning combination from the last game. So, no major changes are expected.

Playing XI:


Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

Rajasthan Royals:

Shivam Dube has been trusted by the team management with the No.4 role but the Mumbai allrounder has failed to justify the trust. We may see Mahipal Lomror or Shreyas Gopal get a game in place of Shivam Dube.


Playing XI:

Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson (c), David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman

RCB vs RR Top Picks for Dream 11 Prediction in 16th Match

Glenn Maxwell has been wonderful for RCB so far and is expected to continue in his rich vein of form.


Chris Morris has been doing well for Rajasthan and  can offer some good points with both bat and ball.

Mohammed Siraj can make use of the seam and swing on offer with the new ball on the Wankhede track.

Chetan Sakariya has done a great job for the Royals with the ball and can be the differential pick for your fantasy team.  


Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Fantasy Captain Options – Glenn Maxwell, Sanju Samson

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RCB vs RR Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket:

Keepers – AB de Villiers, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(vc)

Batters – Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, David Miller


All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell (c), Chris Morris

Bowlers – Harshal Patel, Chetan Sakariya, Mohammed Siraj

RCB vs RR Dream 11 Prediction Fantasy Tips:

Harshal Patel is the leading wicket-taker of the tournament and is likely to fetch some good points. Similarly, Glenn Maxwell and Sanju Samson are good picks for Captain and Vice-Captain respectively.


RCB vs RR Dream 11 Prediction – Who will win?

RCB are expected to keep their winning momentum going as Rajasthan’s batting woes are set to continue.

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