Rajasthan Royals will take on struggling team Deccan chargers in 20th match of DLF IPL 2012 at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. Rajasthan royals back to their home after a comprehensive victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs in Bangalore. Deccan Chargers need a desperate win to keep alive their hopes in the tournament. On the other hand Rajasthan Royals would be looking forward to carry out the winning streak.
The best outcome that came out from the last match for Rajasthan Royals is the cracking form of A.Rahane who emerged as the only centurion so far in DLF IPL 2012 as well the orange cap holder for the moment. Rahane and Shah really played superbly in the last match against RCB; shots all along the grounds were played and did not allowed any bowlers to settle down. Rahul Dravid as captain would be pleased with team performance and must be enjoying the captaincy as of now. Bowling department doesn’t consist of some big names but line and length is quite consistence, which helped them to take wickets at regular interval. On the other hand Deccan chargers have played two matches in DLF IPL 2012 so far but yet to register their first win in the IPL 2012. They have batsmen like Parthiv Patel, skipper Kumar Sangakkara, Cameron White, Darren Bravo and Shikhar Dhawan have not been able to convert solid starts into long innings. In bowling department from DC only Dale Steyn delivered some impressive spells but did not get well support from other bowlers like Manpreet Gony, Daniel Christian as well as spinners Amit Mishra.
Expected 11 playersfor today’s match starting at 16:00 hrs (IST):
Rajasthan Royals: Rahul Dravid(captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Johan Botha, Ashok Menarial, Brad Hodge, Ankeet Chavan, Owais Shah, Shreevats Goswami, Kevon Cooper, Amit Singh and Siddharth Trivedi.
Deccan Chargers: Kumar Sangakara (captain), Cameron White, S.Dhawan, P.Patel, B.Chipli, A.Jhunjunwala, D.Christain, M.Gony, A.Mishra, A.sharma and D.Steyn.
Home side would be having the upper hands in the match and toss would be going to be crucial because team batting first will have a chance to win the match. The home crowd will be hoping that Rajasthan Royals wins the match.
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