Rajasthan and Bangalore are set to face each other in the 13th game of the Indian T20 League 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium. Both teams have exhibited contrasting performances in the tournament so far. Rajasthan have won both their games in the tournament while Bangalore lost the first one but bounced back in the second game. Both teams would be looking to build on their winning momentum.
Rajasthan:Â The team has had a great start in the 15th season so far. They beat Hyderabad and Mumbai in their first two games respectively. Fast bowler, Nathan Coulter Nile is injured. He suffered an injury in the game against Hyderabad. With no update on his recovery, you don’t expect any changes in the playing 11.
Jos Buttler -Â The wicketkeeper batter from England scored a 66-ball 100 despite seeing off the Jasprit Bumrah threat. Expect him to do well in the upcoming game as well.
Prasidh Krishna -Â The right-arm pacer is bowling his heart out in the tournament. He earlier tore apart the Hyderabad’s top order. However, he has an ordinary game against Mumbai but is expected to bounce back in the next game.
Probable XI:Â Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, R Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna
Bangalore:Â The team started off with a loss against Punjab but came back well against Kolkata. They couldn’t defend the total of 205 against Punjab in their first match but bundled out Kolkata for just 128 in their next game. Expect the team not to tinker with the winning combination unless their is an injury to a player.
Faf du Plessis -Â The former South Africa skipper started the tournament with an innings of 88 runs. However, he could only muster five runs in the last game. He has been in pretty good form and you expect him to do well in the next game.
Mohammed Siraj -Â After getting plundered for 59 in his first game, he came back with the decent figures of 25/1 in four overs. Expect him to pick more wickets in the next game.
Probable XI:Â Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Sherfane Rutherford, David Willey, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmad, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Akash Deep
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Time:Â 07:30 PM IST
Live Telecast:Â Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
Pitch Report: The pitch during the Kolkata vs Punjab game supported the pacers with Umesh Yadav taking four wickets. That game was played in the night time and the game between Rajasthan and Bangalore will be played at the same time. Expect the conditions to remain the same.