RR vs SRH: Like Sunrisers, Rajasthan Royals looking for turnaround, likely to field unchanged playing XI

RR vs SRH: Like Sunrisers, Rajasthan Royals looking for turnaround, likely to field unchanged playing XI
RR vs SRH: Like Sunrisers, Rajasthan Royals looking for turnaround, likely to field unchanged playing XI

RR vs SRH in IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals Playing XI: Neither Sanju Samson led Rajasthan Royals is spoilt for choices – nor they have many players available to choose their playing XI from. RR as per the information coming in from their camp will be fielding the same playing XI as they have done in the last two matches. This means it is unlikely that Rajasthan will make any change in XI for 3rd consecutive match. 

Their overseas roster has shrunk to just five members.The replacement for Ben Stokes, Rassie van der Dussen is still in quarantine which means at-least no foreign player can be changed in XI. Changes if any will happen that may be with Indian domestic cricketers. 

Also Read: RR vs SRH Dream11 Prediction: Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match…

Likely XIs Rajasthan Royals: 1 Jos Buttler, 2 Yashasvi Jaiswal, 3 Sanju Samson (capt & wk), 4 David Miller, 5 Riyan Parag, 6 Rahul Tewatia, 7 Shivam Dube/Mahipal Lomror, 8 Chris Morris, 9 Jaydev Unadkat/Shreyas Gopal, 10 Chetan Sakariya, 11 Mustafizur Rahman
RR vs SRH in IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals Position in the Points Table
 
Royals have lost 4 of their 6 matches played so far. Any more slips ups can prove costly for Sanju Samson team. 
 

IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Chennai Super Kings 6 5 1 0 10 +1.475
2 Delhi Capitals 7 5 2 0 10 +0.466
3 Royal Challengers Bangalore 7 5 2 0 10 -0.171
4 Mumbai Indians 6 3 3 0 6 +0.071
5 Punjab Kings 7 3 4 0 6 -0.264
6 Kolkata Knight Riders 7 2 5 0 4 -0.494
7 Rajasthan Royals 6 2 4 0 4 -0.690
8 Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 1 5 0 2 -0.264
 
RR vs SRH in IPL 2021: What’s ailing Rajasthan Royals? Things they will have to sort out for SRH clash
 
Sort Batting Order – The biggest thing which Rajasthan Royals need to sort is their batting order. It was hard to digest seeing Shivam Dube batting at No. 4 for Royals when batsman like David Miller, Chris Morris & Rahul Tewatia were sitting in pavilion for their turns. At No. 4, Dube has struggled to provide momentum to the innings, case in point would be his 31-ball 35. 
 
Seeing what happened against MI, promotion for David Miller should be the way forward for RR. 
 
Where is the spinner who can pick wickets – Rajasthan Royals it seems has less confidence on role of spinners in the T20. Only 27 overs have been bowled by the spinners for RR in 6 games. RR spinners have got only two wickets at an economy of 10.30 – vis a vis other teams are thriving on the exploits of their spinners. RR is now facing a side (SRH) with the lowest boundary percentage, 46.77, against spin in this edition of the IPL should. They will have to sort out their spin arsenal for the clash. 
 
Butler & Samson’s record need to improve against SRH:  Buttler averages a mere 9.1 against them, scoring at 95 while Samson strikes at 126 and averages 44. Neither, however, have traditionally scored quickly of Rashid Khan – their strike is under 85 – so expect the Sunrisers to unleash their premier legspinner when either batter is in the middle. 
If Rajasthan batsman can somehow tackle Rashid Khan well, they will win half the battle against struggling Sunrisers side. 
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