RCB-W vs DEL-W Match Preview: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB-W) will lock horns against Delhi Capitals (DEL-W) in match 2 of Women’s Premier League at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. The match marks the first evening game in Women’s Premier League (WPL). Welcome to RCB-W vs DEL-W Match preview and Dream11 Prediction.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore lead by Smriti Mandhana will kick start their WPL campaign against Delhi Capitals led by Australian international captain Meg Lanning. RCB -W has a strong batting lineup upfront.
Smriti Mandhana and Sophie Devine will open the batting for RCB-W followed by Dane van Niekerk. Van Niekerk after missing out on South Africa’s world cup squad will be hoping to perform well in the inaugural edition of WPL. Ellyse Perry, Richa Ghosh, Heather Knight form the teams middle order. Perry and Ghosh are the big hitters in the team who can hit long hits with ease.
Renuka Singh Thakur, Megan Schutt Shreyanka Patil are the three pacers likely to feature in the playing XI. Schutt was outstanding in the recently concluded Women’s World Cup in South Africa. Renuka Singh has been the master of swing bowling picking up wickets upfront.
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Delhi Capitals led by Meg Lanning will be hoping to kick start their campaign on a wining note against RCB-W. The capitals batting order looks deadly filled with young talent. The team is bit inexperienced compared to that of RCB-W. Meg Lanning will look to martial her troops towards another tournament title.
Shafali Verma and Alice Capsey will open the innings for Delhi Capitals (DEL-W). Both Capsey & Verma are aggressive batters, they like to deal in boundaries. Jemimah Rodrigues will bat at number 3. Rodrigues performed exceptionally well in the recently concluded Women’s World Cup. Meg Lanning will bring her experience in the middle -order alongside South African all rounder Marizanne Kapp. Taniya Bhatia will handle the wicketkeeping duties.
Shikha Pandey, Tara Norris Arundhati Reddy are the three pacers that Delhi can entrust in tackling the threat of RCB-W. Jess Jonassen, Radha Yadav are the two spinners to be part of the playing XI.
Match: Royal Challengers Women (RCB-W) vs Delhi Capitals Women (DEL-W)
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: Sunday, 5th March @ 3:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: Disney + Hotstar & Jio TV
The pitch at Brabourne Stadium is generally considered to be a batting-friendly surface, with good bounce and carry. The average first innings score in T20 matches played at the stadium is around 170-180 runs. The pitch tends to favor spin bowlers as the game progresses, with the ball gripping and turning on the surface.
RCB-W vs DEL-W Probable Playing XI
RCB-W: Smriti Mandhana (c), Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Disha Kasat, Dane van Niekerk, Heather Knight, Richa Ghosh (wk), Poonam Khemnar, Renuka Singh Thakur, Megan Schutt, Sahana Sarwade.
DEL-W: Shafali Verma, Alice Capsey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Meg Lanning (c), Marizanne Kapp, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Jess Jonassen, Shikha Pandey, Tara Norris, Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav.
RCB-W vs DEL-W Match Prediction
We back Delhi Capitals women (DEL-W) to win the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore women (RCB-W) in match 2 of Women’s Premier league (WPL).
The odds favoring Royal Challengers Bangalore Women (RCB-W) to win the match are 1.909, while favoring Delhi Capitals Women (DEL-W) to win the match are 1.85.
RCB-W vs DEL-W Dream11 Prediction