Rajasthan Royals will travel to Bengaluru to face Royal Challengers Bangalore in match number 32 of the Indian Premier League 2023 on April 23 after suffering a devastating home loss.
Despite having a strong team over the years, Royal Challengers Bangalore has never won the IPL. They performed brilliantly in the last three seasons of the IPL, making the playoffs each time.
The RR team performed brilliantly in 2022, finishing in second place, and they will be aiming to repeat that achievement this year.
At the Qualifier-2 of the IPL 2022 at Ahmedabad, RCB and RR fought. As RCB batted first and amassed 157/8 with Prasidh Krishna and Obed Mccoy both taking three wickets in four overs, Rajat Patidar hit a fifty.
In response, Jos Buttler made his fourth century in a league match and continued to bat unabated at 106 to help RR cross the finish line with seven wickets remaining. Check complete details on RCB vs RR head-to-head records.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Following a convincing victory over Punjab Kings in their previous game, Royal Challengers Bangalore will enter this match as the favourite. On the IPL points table, they are in fifth place with three victories out of six games. The big three of Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli, and Glenn Maxwell have dominated RCB’s batting thus far, with the rest of the lineup still to contribute to the team.
After losing a close game to Lucknow Super Giants in their last game, Rajasthan Royals will participate in this one. They now remain atop the Points Table with four victories out of six games despite losing to LSG, courtesy to their better Net Run Rate of +1.043. Players like Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Jos Buttler, and captain Sanju Samson have consistently performed well for the side to keep them at the top of the standings.
Head-to-Head IPL 2023 Record of RCB vs RR
RR and RCB have largely been neck and neck in past IPL matches against one another. The Bangalore-based team won 13 of the 28 matches between these two Royal teams. Three games were abandoned while 12 games ended in Rajasthan’s favour.
Total – 28
RCB – 13
RR – 12
No Result – 3
List of matches played between RCB and RR since IPL 2008
|May 27 2022||RR||7 Wickets||Ahmedabad|
|3-Oct-2020||RCB||8 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|26-April-2014||RR||6 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|18-Apr-2009||RCB||75 Runs||Cape Town|
Most runs in RCB vs RR fixtures
Virat Kohli (RCB) – 600 runs
Most wickets in RCB vs RR fixtures
Yuzvendra Chahal (RCB) – 20 wickets
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik(w), Wanindu Hasaranga, Suyash Prabhudessai, Harshal Patel, Wayne Parnell, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Siddarth Kaul, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Michael Bracewell, Finn Allen, Sonu Yadav, Anuj Rawat, Manoj Bhandage, Akash Deep, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Himanshu Sharma
Rajasthan Royals Squad: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Joe Root, Adam Zampa, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Akash Vasisht, KC Cariappa, Obed McCoy, KM Asif, Kuldip Yadav, Kuldeep Sen, Donavon Ferreira, Abdul Basith, Kunal Singh Rathore
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