Mumbai IndiansMI 14 7 7 0
Chennai Super KingsCSK 14 9 5 0
Royal Challengers BangaloreRCB 14 9 5 0
Delhi CapitalsDC 14 10 4 0
Punjab KingsPK 14 6 8 0


Player Innings Runs
Virat Kohli 191 6076
Shikhar Dhawan 183 5577
Suresh Raina 195 5491
Rohit Sharma 202 5480
David Warner 148 5447

IPL 2021: Match 56, RCB vs DC Match winning Expectations – Who Will Win Match?

On October 8th, 2021, RCB will take on the leading DC, which is the leading points table. It will be a crucial match. RCB will be looking to secure a place in the playoffs after its win against Punjab Kings.  The match against DC will determine Bangalore’s position in the playoffs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Form

Royal Challengers Bangalore are in a good position with seven wins out of the 11 games. RCB has been inconsistent in the second phase of the IPL 2021 but still holds a good position. RCB rely on the world-class trio of De Villiers, Maxwell and Virat Kohli to put them into the playoffs.

In the last match, Devdutt Padikkal provided the team with a decent start in the powerplay, whereas Srikar Bharat came at number 3, making an interesting cameo. The batting line-up appeared well-settled. Arshdeep and Shami are at their best form and can prove to be threatful.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad 

  • Virat Kohli
  • AB de Villiers
  • Srikar Bharat
  • Devdutt Padikkal
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Harshal Patel
  • Shahbaz Ahmed
  • George Garton
  • Daniel Christian
  • Pavan Deshpande
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Kylie Jamieson
  • Sachin Baby
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Suyash Prabhudessai
  • Akash Deep
  • Tim David
  • Wanindu HASARANGA
  • Mohammed Azharuddin
  • Rajat Patidar

Delhi Capitals 

After being on top of the competition for most of the tournament, DC seemed to have lost the 137 run chase to Chennai Super Kings. The 28 runs scored by Shimron Hetmyer helped inch closer to the top-two finish. For most of the DC’s innings, Shikhar Dhawan fell at 39.

And during that time, the overall score of DC stood at 99 for 6. Hetmyer instantly took charge with two fours in the first over. He also smacked one crucial six for the team and moved at the non-strike zone to watch Kagiso Rabada flick one four to bagged a three-wicket win in the last over.

Delhi Capitals Squad 

  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Ripal Patel
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Amit Mishra
  • Steven Smith
  • Avesh Khan
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Ben Dwarshuis
  • Kulwant Khejroliya
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Pravin Dubey
  • Lukman Meriwala
  • Tom Curran
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Axar Patel
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Lalit Yadav
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Sam Billings
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Vishnu Vinod

DC vs RCB: Who Will Win?

DC stands at the second position, whereas RCB at the third rank. While the net run rate of Delhi stands at +0.526 with 20 points, the net run rate of Bangalore is -0.157 with 16 points. Considering the overall performance, DC has better chances of winning the upcoming match.

More than Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers need this win to improve their net run rate. RCB presently stands at 16 points with a run rate of -0.157. On the other hand, DC has 20 points with a run rate of +0.526. With the tournament approaching its final stage, every win matters for the teams.


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