We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), Faf du Plessis*, Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell*, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga*, Wayne Parnell*, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
Rajasthan: Jos Buttler*, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer*, Riyan Parag/Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder*, Trent Boult*, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
(Based on last three matches)
1st innings average score: 204
2nd innings average score: 194
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Pacers scalped 70% of the wickets, while openers registered five half-centuries.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Jos Buttler loves feasting on the Bangalore bowlers: 416 runs at 41, including a century and a fifty in the previous edition.
No bowler has mastered the art of bowling at the Chinnaswamy better than Yuzvendra Chahal, who has picked 57 wickets. Moreover, he has bagged 22 wickets in the last nine day/night matches at an average of 60 points per match.
Virat Kohli has scored 2,961 runs at the venue at an average of 38. He has generated 514 points just by smashing boundaries. Moreover, he has registered eight half-centuries in the last 12 matches.
Mohammed Siraj is helping both Bangalore and fantasy players make early in-roads with his wickets in the powerplay (six). Furthermore, he has scalped 18 wickets in the last eight matches, averaging 56 fantasy points per match.
Only once has Harshal Patel gone wicketless against Rajasthan, scalping 15 wickets in the process.
In addition to scoring the most runs (343), Faf du Plessis has smashed the most sixes in the current edition: 23, to go with 25 fours.
Batting first, Yashasvi Jaiswal has generated either a 30- or 50-run bonus in five of the last eight matches.
Trent Boult (seven wickets) featured in the Best11 in four of the last five matches.
Shahbaz Ahmed has scored a meagre 38 runs and is yet to pick a wicket in this edition.