Delhi will host Bangalore for match no. 46 which is a significant contest for both the teams.
The current points table of the Indian T20 league 2019 gives an interesting insight into how, except for Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi, all the other teams are still in the contention for the fourth spot in the playoffs.
Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore has been on a high since breaking a long losing streak on April 19 in Kolkata.
Delhi Capitals will also be high on confidence specially as a win will ensure that Delhi, who are currently in the third spot behind Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, reach the cut-off limit of 16 points needed for a play-off berth.
Delhi Capitals have been phenomenal so far in the league as they stand just a win away from becoming the second team to make it to the playoffs after Chennai Super Kings.
Rishabh Pant scored a quickfire half-century to roar back to form and will look to carry on his good run with the willow. With the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer also in good touch, DC batsmen will look to make the most against a struggling RCB bowling attack.
Delhi Capitals (DC) probable playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Colin Ingram, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) probable playing XI: Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Heinrich Klaasen, Akshdeep Nath, Marcus Stoinis, Washington Sundar, Tim Southee, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal