IPL 2022 – RCB ( Royal Challengers Bangalore ) vs RR ( Rajasthan Royals ) cricket match was scheduled today in which RR won by 29 runs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to field first against Rajasthan Royals. Faf confirmed that Virat Kohli will open the batting in Pune against the Royals.
Riyan Parag stood tall in the middle as Rajasthan Royals piled a challenging 144/8 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League clash at the MCA Stadium, Pune on Tuesday evening. Parag scored an unbeaten 56 off 31 balls, which included three 4s and four 6s. In response, Bangalore lost Virat Kohli cheaply on 9. Faf du Plessis, who looked in good touch, was dismissed on 23, while Glenn Maxwell fell for a golden duck. Earlier in the evening, Rajasthan started on a poor note after being invited to bat first. Openers Devdutt Padikkal and Jos Buttler failed to provide the team with the start they have been getting off to. Sanju Samson showed some resistance but he was dismissed on 27. Shimron Hetmyer too fell cheaply, adding just three runs on the board. Meanwhile, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood and Wanindu Hasaranga returned with two wickets each. Harshal Patel also picked one, while Prasidh Krishna was run-out.
In the IPL 2022 points table, Gujarat Titans (GT) are currently topping the points table, followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Rajasthan Royals (RR). Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are fourth and fifth. They are followed by Punjab Kings (PBKS), Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) while Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) are at the bottom end of the table.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing 11:
Faf du Plessis(c), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Suyash Prabhudessai, Rajat Patidar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik(w), Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj
Rajasthan Royals Playing 11:
Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Daryl Mitchell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Sen, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal
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Twitter Reactions of RCB & RR:
Things are looking tough, but we believe in our middle order.— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 26, 2022
Take the game deep boys! 🤞🏼#PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #IPL2022 #Mission2022 #RCB #ನಮ್ಮRCB #RCBvRR pic.twitter.com/B8pg21jgeA
Yuziiiii during that last wicket 😂🤯 pic.twitter.com/JNSI5Cycp9— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 26, 2022
Teams RCB & RR Squads:
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad:
Faf du Plessis(c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik(w), Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj, Siddarth Kaul, Karn Sharma, Chama V Milind, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Luvnith Sisodia, Aneeshwar Gautam
Rajasthan Royals Squad:
Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (wk/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Karun Nair, James Neesham, Rassie van der Dussen, KC Cariappa, Daryl Mitchell, Obed McCoy, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Dhruv Jurel, Shubham Garhwal.
IPL-2022 LSG Vs RR: RR Won By 24 Runs
IPL-2022 CSK Vs GT: GT Won By 7 Wickets
IPL-2022 CSK Vs MI: MI Won By 5 Wickets