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IPL 2015: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

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RCB defeated DD when the last met

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) host Delhi Daredevils (DD) in match 55 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. A flat pitch, quick outfield and short boundaries means one can definitely hope for a run feast at the RCB’s home ground.

Both the teams are playing their last league stage match. This is the most crucial match for RCB as their playoffs place is at stake. Virat Kohli-led RCB is third in the league table with 7 wins from 13 games. DD have nothing to lose and they’ll be playing for pride.

Here are all the details about the fixture:

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Date and Time: May 17, 2015; 4:00 PM (Indian Standard Time)

Previous meeting: RCB won by 10 runs at the Ferozeshah Kotla, Delhi

Current standings

Position Team Matches Won  Lost Points
1 CSK 14 9 5 18
2 RR 14 7 5 16
3 RCB 13 7 5 15
4 KKR 14 7 6 15
5 SRH 13 7 6 14
6 MI 13 7 6 14
7 DD 13 5 8 10
8 KXIP 14 3 11 6

Top run-scorers

RCB: Virat Kohli (480 runs in 13 matches)

Virat Kohli

DD: Shreyas Iyer (419 runs in 13 matches)

Shreyas Iyer

Highest wicket-takers

RCB: Mitchell Starc (19 wickets in 10 matches)

DD: Nathan Coulter-Nile (15 wickets in 11 matches)

Predicted line-ups

RCB: Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli (Captain), AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh, Dinesh Karthik (Wk), Sarfaraz Khan, David Wiese, Harshal Patel, Mitchell Starc, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ashok Dinda

DD: Shreyas Iyer, Quinton de Kock (Wk), JP Duminy (Captain), Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Albie Morkel, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jayant Yadav, Zaheer Khan, Imran Tahir

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