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RCB vs RR – Eliminator on May 22nd

RCB vs RR: Rajasthan Royals Clinch Thrilling Victory Over Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL Eliminator.

RCB vs RR

RCB vs RR: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) faced off in a thrilling encounter in the IPL 2024 Eliminator on May 22nd. Here’s a quick recap with the final score:

  • Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wickets!
  • RCB: 172/8 (20 overs) (Top scorers – Rajat Patidar – 34, Mahipal Lomror – 32)
  • RR: 174/6 (19 overs) (Top scorers – Yashasvi Jaiswal – 45, Riyan Parag – 36)

RCB vs RR: Key Players:

  • RR: Ravichandran Ashwin (2/19) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (45) played pivotal roles for Rajasthan Royals. Ashwin’s economical bowling restricted RCB’s total, while Jaiswal provided a solid foundation at the top of the order.
  • RCB: Mohammed Siraj (2/33) took crucial wickets for RCB, but their bowling attack couldn’t quite defend the total.

Match Summary:

RCB, after winning six consecutive matches, were looking to continue their momentum. However, Rajasthan Royals had other plans. They restricted RCB to a total of 172 runs, with Ashwin and Avesh Khan (3/44) picking up key wickets.

In reply, RR openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tom Kohler-Cadmore got off to a flying start. Although RCB fought back with some quick wickets, contributions from Riyan Parag (36) and Shimron Hetmyer (26) ensured a comfortable victory for Rajasthan Royals with an over to spare.

This win propelled Rajasthan Royals to Qualifier 2, where they will face Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Player Of The Match: Ravichandran Ashwin

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