RR vs RCB: Rajasthan Royals will match up against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The thrilling contest will be held at Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium, Rajasthan. Indian Premier League is marching towards the playoffs. Every single match can decide the fate of the team. With every team taking their steps carefully we can expect a compelling clash today. Every single win and even runs are important right now. The teams will be playing at their level best from now on.
Rajasthan Royals has given a remarkable performance this season. They have been executing every single match with extreme competence. They are currently placed in the fourth position with 6 wins out of 12 matches played. Winning this match against RCB will retain their place in the points table.
Royal Challengers Bangalore is only lagging behind by win-loss. They have won 5 matches out of 11 matches played. If they manage to win in a higher run there is a good chance that RCB will surpass RR. The entire status of the points table will witness a tremendous change in the coming days.
The thrilling duel was played at the 32nd IPL match. The match was held at the home ground of Royal Challengers Bangalore, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Glenn Maxwell and Faf du Plessis were in form and they took the majority of the runs. Glenn Maxwell became the player of the match with his outstanding batting and bowling performance.
Glenn Maxwell hit six boundaries and four sixes and made his way to a total of 77 runs. Faf du Plessis also took an explosive run of 62 out of 39 balls. The batting side did their job with absolute perfection and that was the major reason for their victory. The target of 189 was set by the batters and the bowlers also did a good job in defending that score.
RR vs RCB: Pitch Report
Sawai Mansingh Stadium is known to be heaven for bowlers. Spinners and pacers will have a huge advantage here. The average runs in this pitch are quite low if we are looking at the IPL standards. Very few teams have managed to achieve a high score on this pitch. The key to winning in this type of pitch is with the bowlers. The team that utilises the bowlers to the maximum will have a higher probability of success.
Rajasthan Royals Squad
Sanju Samson(c & w), Devdutt Padikkal, Joe Root, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Abdul Basith, Akash Vasisht, Donovan Ferreira, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel(wk), Kunal Singh Rathore(wk), Jos Butler, Adam Zampa, KC Cariappa, KM Asif, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Murugran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Team Squad
Faf du Plessis(c), Kedar Jadhav, Suyash Prabhudeesai, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomoror, Manoj Bhandge, Micheal Bracewell, Shahbaz Ahmed, R Sonu Yadav, Wanindu Hasaranga, Anuj Rawat(wk), Dinesh Karthik(wk), Akash Deep, Avinash Singh, Harshal Patel, Himanshu Sharma, Josh Hazwood, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Rajan Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Wayne Parnell.