IPL 2023: Top 3 Captain Picks For RR vs RCB Fantasy Team

RR vs RCB Top Captains

Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are set to face each other in match number 60 of IPL 2023 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on May 14th. 

As the IPL enters its crucial phase, neither team has officially qualified for the playoffs, increasing the pressure on both teams to secure a win.

RR is currently placed in the fifth spot with 12 points while RCB sits in the seventh position with 10 points. A victory for either team will be vital in their quest to secure a spot in the playoffs.

In their previous game against Kolkata Knight Riders, RR finally broke their losing streak with an impressive performance, led by Yashasvi Jaiswal’s stunning display with the bat. In contrast, RCB has lost their last two games and will be eager to get back to winning ways.

RCB will take confidence from their previous encounter with RR where they defeated them by seven runs at their home venue in Bangalore. In this article, we will look at the top three captain picks for the RR vs RCB fantasy team.

Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR)

Yashasvi Jaiswal has been in scintillating form for RR in IPL 2023. He is currently the second-highest run-scorer in the tournament with 575 runs in 12 matches at an average of 52.27 and a strike rate of 167.15. 

Jaiswal played a crucial role in RR’s win against KKR, he smashed the fastest fifty of the tournament in that game, reaching the milestone in just 15 balls. Jaiswal is a must-have in your fantasy team and can also be a great captain pick.

Faf du Plessis (RCB)

The best run-scorer in the IPL 2023 is Faf du Plessis, who amassed 576 runs in 11 innings at an average of 64 and a strike rate of 142. 

He has been in excellent form for the RCB and has struck six half-centuries so far in IPL 2023. In their earlier match this season, he also scored fifty against RR. Du Plessis is a fantastic captain choice for your fantasy team.

Jos Buttler (RR)

One of the world’s most explosive batsmen, Jos Buttler has played a crucial role for RR in the IPL 2023. Against Punjab Kings in the last game played in Jaipur, he hit a magnificent 95 off 53 balls.

In the IPL, Buttler has a good record against the RCB, averaging almost 45 runs per game in his time playing for RR. He is a fantastic choice for your fantasy team’s captain and will help you score a lot of points.

Also Read: IPL 2023: RR vs RCB Head-to-Head Records In IPL