IPL 2018 RR vs RCB. This Saturday is going to be very interesting in IPL 11. On this day, Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Rajasthan Royals in the Sawai Mans Singh Stadium at Jaipur. This match is very important for both the teams. For reaching in the playoffs, both teams need to win this match.
There is an interesting fact the win in this match will not clear the path of the playoff for them, but to make the place in the top four, they have to rely on the results of the matches of the other teams as well.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli, defeated strong team Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last match and kept their playoffs hope alive.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab each have 12 points but in the case of better run rate, RCB ahead and is in fifth position.
Rajasthan Royals had to face defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders in their last match. RR also have very poor net run rate. So that they are required to win with a big margin against RCB. Earlier, when both teams were in confrontation, Rajasthan had defeated Bangalore by 19 runs.
Rajasthan without Jos Buttler:
In this match, Rajasthan Royals will play without their two star players Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes. They have returned to England to join their national teams. Of course, by Butler’s departure, the team would be in shock because He used to hold one end of team’s batting. He has consistently scored five half-centuries in the last 6 matches in IPL 2018.
Head to Head:
So far, 17 matches have been played between these two teams. In which both the teams have won 8-8 times and there was no result in one match.
At the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, 5 matches have been played between these two, in which Rajasthan has won 2 and RCB have won 3.