Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore will play Qualifier 2 of IPL 2022. The winner of this match will play the final against Gujarat Titans on Sunday, May 29. RR lost the Qualifier 1 against GT by seven wickets after failing to defend a target of 189 runs.
RCB, on the other hand, won the Eliminator game against Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs after scoring 207 runs. For RCB, uncapped batter Rajat Patidar scored a century and won the Player of the Match award.
Rajasthan Royals will be squaring off against Royal Challengers Bangalore for the third time in the Qualifier 2 match of this season of the Tata IPL.
Rajasthan Royals ended at the second position on the points table of this season of the Tata IPL, whereas Royal Challengers Bangalore ended at the fourth spot on the points table in the league stages.
Rajasthan Royals played fourteen matches in this season of the Tata IPL, where they won nine games, while Royal Challengers Bangalore also played fourteen games in this season, where they managed to win eight games.
In their previous encounter in this series, Riyan Parag was the Man of the Match, and Kuldeep Sen scored the highest fantasy points for Rajasthan Royals with 132 match fantasy points, while Wanindu Hasaranga topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Royal Challengers Bangalore with 88 match fantasy points.
In the last match played by Rajasthan Royals against Gujarat Titans, Gujarat Titans beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets. The top fantasy player for Rajasthan Royals was Jos Buttler, who scored 129 fantasy points.
In their last match in this series against Lucknow Super Giants, Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs. The top fantasy player for Royal Challengers Bangalore was Rajat Patidar, who scored 172 fantasy points.
Head to Head:
In the 27 matches played between these two teams, Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 13 games, and Rajasthan Royals have won 11 games. Bowler of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.
The temperature is expected to hover around 36°C on the matchday with 48% humidity and 18-22 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Obed McCoy
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj