Another high-scoring game is expected at Baraspara Stadium on Saturday. There will be some dryness and little grass and thus, the batters can capitalise on that. Bowling first will be crucial and anything close to 200 will be a good score on this wicket.
Sanju Samson: Skipper Sanju Samson is in sublime form at the moment. With 97 runs in two matches, he is currently fifth in the IPL 2023 Orange Cap list and if he manages to continue with the same momentum, it can be a long night for the Delhi bowlers. On top of that, with Jos Buttler unlikely to be available, Samson will have to take more responsibility in the middle.
Yuzvendra Chahal: Spin wizard Yuzvendra Chahal has already picked up five wickets in two matches so far in the competition. The tournament is extremely important for the leg-spinner to get back into the Indian playing XI, and it is expected that he will live up to his potential.
Devdutt Padikkal RR | BAT The 22-year-old batter has made just 23 runs in two games so far. He has been batting in the middle order for the Royals and has failed to make an impact in his stint so far.
Rilee Rossouw DC | BAT The Proteas batter was dismissed for a duck in the previous game and can be avoided for this game.