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IPL 2024 Eliminator Clash Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 🔥🏏

The IPL 2024 Eliminator match between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is set to take place on Wednesday, May 22. The winner will advance to Qualifier 2 and face Sunrisers Hyderabad, who lost in Qualifier 1. This match promises excitement as both teams have had contrasting journeys this season.

Rajasthan Royals' Journey 🌟

RR started the season brilliantly, winning 8 out of their first 9 matches. However, their performance dipped, losing 4 out of their last 5 matches with one game being washed out by rain.

Royal Challengers Bangalore's Journey 🚀

RCB had a rough start, winning only 1 out of their first 8 matches. They bounced back spectacularly, winning their last 6 matches to secure a playoff spot.

Head-to-Head Record ⚔️

This will be the third time RR and RCB clash in IPL playoffs. Previously, RCB defeated RR in the 2015 Eliminator, while RR knocked out RCB in Qualifier 2 in 2022. In their 31 IPL encounters so far, RCB has won 15 times, RR has 13 victories, and 2 matches ended with no result. This season, RR defeated RCB in their only meeting.

Match Venue and Conditions 🌡️🏟️

The match will be played at the world's largest cricket stadium. The pitch offers a balanced contest between bat and ball, with an average score of 170-172. The weather will be hot, with temperatures ranging from 36 to 39 degrees Celsius and no rain expected.

Squads for the Match 📋

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Sen, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Donovan Ferreira, Krunal Rathod, Avesh Khan, Rovman Powell, Shubham Dube, Nandre Burger, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Abid Mushtaq, Tanush Kotian, Keshav Maharaj.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (Captain), Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Cameron Green, Rajat Patidar, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik, Suyash Prabhudessai, Will Jacks, Mahipal Lomror, Karn Sharma, Manoj Bhandage, Mayank Dagar, V Vijaykumar, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Rajan Kumar, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Lockie Ferguson, Tom Curran, Swapnil Singh, Saurabh Chauhan.

Who will triumph in this high-stakes clash? Comment your predictions below! 👇

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