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Fantasy Matchday 31, SRH vs RCB: Best XI to pick for today's match

Venkat
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10.24K   //    07 May 2018, 11:59 IST

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RCB will be hoping for these two to fire today

Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs in the first game yesterday to move to the fifth spot in the table behind Kolkata Knight Riders. MI have momentum on their side and it will not come as a surprise if they make it to the playoffs as they look like they have found the right combination. Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets in the second game to move to third in the table thanks largely to a wonderful unbeaten knock of 84 by KL Rahul. They need only 2 wins from their remaining five games to qualify for the playoffs.

SRH face RCB in the only game today at Hyderabad and a win will guarantee their spot in the playoffs. RCB, meanwhile, cannot afford to lose any more games if they are to qualify. RCB have been struggling to get their combinations right and their top order has to fire if they are to stand a chance of winning the game today. SRH have been the team to beat in the tournament so far and they will look to continue their winning form.

Here’s our suggestion for who should be in your Playing XI in today’s game (5 core players who are a must have for today’s game are marked as “CP”).

Today’s Best XI for SRH vs RCB:

1. Kane Williamson- CP

2.Shikhar Dhawan

3. Virat Kohli- CP

4. Alex Hales

5. Brendon McCullum

6. AB de Villiers - CP

7. Shakib Al Hasan - CP

8. Rashid Khan - CP

9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

10. Tim Southee

11. Umesh Yadav

Alternate Options:

There are alternate options for the players who have not been listed under the Core category in the above eleven. You can consider these players in your team in place of the non-core players mentioned above.

1. YS Chahal

2. Mandeep Singh

3. Yusuf Pathan

4. Siddharth Kaul

5. Parthiv Patel

Captain Options:

1. Virat Kohli – He always delivers in crucial games and he knows that this is one of the most important games for RCB this season. SRH have a great bowling attack and if there is one batsman you can back to deliver in such a crunch game, it is Kohli!

2. Rashid Khan – He has been bowling brilliantly of late and was the Man of the Match in their last game. RCB have a problem with their middle order and Rashid has the potential to run through it. He will be an excellent choice as captain today.

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