DC VS RCB: IPL 2023 50th Pre-match Predictions

Two cricket teams, DC and RCB, face each other on a green field. The batsman from DC is in the foreground, holding his bat while looking at the bowler.

Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore are going to face each other in the 50th match of the 2023 edition of the TATA Indian Premier League. Royal Challengers Bangalore, even after starting their campaign well, have stumbled and suffered and have failed to be consistent. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals have had an undesirable start as they have lost all of the five matches they played and are in the bottom half of the table at the moment. 

Basic information about the match:

🗓️ Date06-May-23
⏰ Time7:30 PM
🏏 TeamsDelhi Capitals VS Royal Challengers Bangalore
⚡ Match50
🏟️ VenueDelhi

DC Players List and Role

A group of eleven cricket players from the Delhi Capitals team posing for a photo. They are standing in a line, wearing their blue and red team uniforms.
Abhishek PorelBatter/Wicket-keeper
Axar PatelAll-Rounder
Prithvi ShawBatter
Anrich NortjeBowler
David Warner (c)Batter
Mitchell MarshAll-Rounder
Sarfaraz KhanBatter
Kamlesh NagarkotiBowler
Mustafizur RahmanBowler
Kuldeep YadavBowler
Khaleel AhmedBowler
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Lalit YadavAll-Rounder
Ripal PatelAll-Rounder
Yash DhullBatter
Rovman PowellBatter
Pravin DubeyBowler
Lungi NgidiBowler
Vicky OstwalAll-Rounder
Aman KhanAll-Rounder
Phil SaltWicket-keeper
Ishant SharmaBowler
Mukesh KumarBowler
Manish PandeyBatter
Rilee RossouwBatter

RCB Players List and Roles

A group of eleven cricket players from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team posing for a photo. They are standing in a line, wearing their red and black team uniforms. The players are holding their cricket bats and standing on a green field with a cricket pitch visible in the background.
Virat KohliBatter
Glenn MaxwellAll-Rounder
Mohammad SirajBowler
Faf Du Plessis (c)Batter
Harshal PatelBowler
Wanindu HasarangaBowler
Dinesh KarthikBatter/Wicket-keeper
Shahbaz AhmadAll-Rounder
Rajat Patidar (Ruled Out)Batter
Anuj RawatBatter/Wicket-keeper
Akash DeepBowler
Josh Hazlewood (Ruled Out)Bowler
Mahipal LomrorAll-Rounder
Finn AllenBatter/Wicket-keeper
Suyash PrabhudessaiBatter
Karn SharmaBatter
Siddharth KaulBatter
David WilleyBowler
Reece Topley (Ruled Out)Bowler
Himanshu SharmaBowler
Micheal BracewellAll-Rounder
Manoj BhandageAll-Rounder
Rajan KumarBowler
Avinash SinghBowler
Sonu YadavAll-Rounder

First Face-Off

Two cricket teams, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals, are playing against each other on a green cricket field. The players are dressed in their team uniforms and engaged in a competitive match. The image captures a moment of the game, with a batsman from one team hitting the ball and a fielder from the other team attempting to catch it.

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals squared off against each other for the first time in the 17th match of TATA IPL 2008 on 30th April 2008. Both the teams looked to get going in the first season but it was the Delhi Capitals that emerged victorious by 10 runs because of the stunning performance of Australian legend Glenn McGrath. 

Previous IPL Results

Both teams have faced each other 30 times in the history of TATA IPL and that includes some extremely close encounters as well. While Royal Challengers Bangalore has won 19 of these matches, Delhi Capitals have managed to win 10, and one match had no result.  

Previous Results

15-Apr-2023Royal Challengers Bangalore23 runsBangalore
16-Apr-2022Royal Challengers Bangalore16 RunsMumbai
8-Oct-2021Royal Challengers Bangalore7 WicketsDubai
27-Apr-2021Royal Challengers Bangalore1 RunAhmedabad
2-Nov-2020Delhi Capitals6 WicketsAbu Dhabi
5-Oct-2020Delhi Capitals59 RunsDubai
28-Apr-2019Delhi Capitals16 RunsDelhi
7-Apr-2019Delhi Capitals4 WicketsBengaluru
12-May-2018Royal Challengers Bangalore5 WicketsDelhi
21-Apr-2018Royal Challengers Bangalore6 WicketsBengaluru
14-May-2017Royal Challengers Bangalore10 RunsDelhi
8-Apr-2017Royal Challengers Bangalore15 RunsBengaluru
21-May-2016Royal Challengers Bangalore8 WicketsRaipur
16-Apr-2016Delhi Daredevils7 WicketsBengaluru
16-May-2015Match AbandonedBengaluru
25-Apr-2015Royal Challengers Bangalore10 WicketsDelhi
12-May-2014Royal Challengers Bangalore16 RunsBengaluru
16-Apr-2014Royal Challengers Bangalore8 WicketsSharjah
9-May-2013Royal Challengers Bangalore10 RunsDelhi
15-Apr-2013Royal Challengers BangaloreSuper OverBengaluru
16-Mar-2012Royal Challengers Bangalore21 RunsDelhi
6-Apr-2012Royal Challengers Bangalore20 RunsBengaluru
25-Apr-2011Royal Challengers Bangalore3 WicketsDelhi
3-Apr-2010Delhi Daredevils37 RunsDelhi
24-Mar-2010Delhi Daredevils17 RunsBengaluru
16-Oct-2009Royal Challengers Bangalore*8 WicketsBengaluru
17-May-2009Royal Challengers Bangalore7 WicketsJohannesburg
25-Apr-2009Delhi Daredevils6 WicketsPort Elizabeth
19-May-2008Delhi Daredevils5 WicketsBengaluru
30-Apr-2008Delhi Daredevils10 RunsDelhi

Pre-match Analysis

"The image shows two cricket experts engaged in a pre-match analysis of the game between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals. They are sitting in a TV studio, with a green screen behind them displaying team logos and statistics. The experts are analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of both teams and making predictions about the game.

Both teams would like to take the advantage of their strengths and make sure they have the valuable two points at the end of this match.    

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Virat Kohli has once again shown why he is regarded to be one of the best batters in the history of TATA IPL. He has batted amazingly and is currently one of the leading run-scorers of this edition. The Delhi wicket is something where he was brought up playing upon, and he would look to get his strike rate better and may once again be the best batter of the match. 

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Mohammed Siraj has bowled really well in this edition of TATA IPL. He has bowled tremendously in the powerplay and at the death to ensure that the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s bowling attack looks solid. He is one of the bowlers who has bowled the most dot balls in this year’s TATA IPL and that speaks volumes about his skills. This is the reason why he may be the best bowler of the match.  

Match Details

Royal Challengers Bangalore will be up against the Delhi Capitals in the 50th Match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023 from the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi on 6th May 2023. For the viewers, the match will be telecast live at 7:30 pm on Star Sports network on television and Jio Cinema on your mobile handset. 

Pitch Report

Arun Jaitley Stadium is Delhi Capitals’ home ground. Usually, the pitch is slower in pace. But the outfield is frequently fast, and the boundaries are small.  At his arena, a total of 78 IPL games have been played. The side batting first won 35 times, while the chasing team triumphed 43 times. At this stadium, 166 runs are scored in the first inning on average. The host team DC broke the record for the highest total ever recorded with 231 runs. On the other hand, DC also scored 66 runs, the lowest total ever registered here.

Today’s match prediction: Final Thoughts

It is expected to be a cracker of a contest as two strong teams will be against each other and both teams would like to make amends and get a win. The form and the merits suggest that Royal Challengers Bangalore might emerge victorious but Delhi Capitals will definitely fancy their home advantage.