Get ready for the clash of the Royals in the 60th match of IPL 2023 as Rajasthan Royals take on Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on 14th May at 3:30 PM IST.
Rajasthan Royals have won six out of their 12 matches in the tournament so far and are currently sitting at fifth position in the points table. They are hanging on by a thread to their chances of qualifying for the playoffs and would be keen to win this match to stay in the race.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore, on the other hand, are in seventh position with 10 points in 11 matches and need to win all their remaining matches by good margins to qualify for the playoffs. Both teams will be looking to put in their best performance to keep their playoff hopes alive.
With so much at stake, the match promises to be an exciting encounter for the fans. If you’re looking to create your fantasy team for the match, here are the top five must-have picks for the RR vs RCB game:
Faf du Plessis – RCB
Faf du Plessis has been in incredible form this season and is the leading run-scorer in the IPL with 576 runs in 11 matches. He has been consistent in his performances, scoring six fifties and maintaining an average of 57.60. Given his ability to score big runs consistently, Du Plessis is a great choice as captain or vice-captain for your fantasy team.
Yashasvi Jaiswal – RR
Yashasvi Jaiswal has been a revelation for the Rajasthan Royals this season, scoring 575 runs in 12 matches at a strike rate of 167.15. He is currently the second-highest run-scorer in the tournament and comes into the game on the back of a sensational unbeaten 98* against Kolkata Knight Riders. With Jaiswal in fine touch, he is a viable captaincy pick for your fantasy team.
Glenn Maxwell – RCB
Glenn Maxwell has been in brilliant form for the Royal Challengers Bangalore this season, scoring 330 runs in 11 matches at a strike rate of 186.44. He has been a crucial player in the middle order, providing quick runs and also adding value with the ball. With Maxwell capable of contributing in multiple departments, he is a great all-rounder pick for your fantasy team.
Jos Buttler – RR
This season, Jos Buttler has had his moments, scoring 392 runs at an average of 32.67 in 12 games. He also has a few fifty-sixes to his credit, and he may be an explosive player at the top of the order. Given his record against the Royal Challengers, Buttler is a must-have wicket-keeper batsman pick for your fantasy team.
Yuzvendra Chahal – RR
Yuzvendra Chahal has been one of the top wicket-takers in the IPL this season, picking up 21 wickets in 12 matches at an average of 16.90. He has been impressive in the death overs in particular and has been a crucial player for the Royal Challengers. Given his form, Chahal is a brilliant bowler pick for your fantasy team.