- RCB have a 13-10 head-to-head lead over Rajasthan Royals.
- The Royal Challengers Bangalore are currently in fifth place on the points table this season, while the Rajasthan Royals are in third place.
- This is the second match between these two teams this season where RCB defeated RR in the previous match.
The Rajasthan Royals will face Royal Challengers Bangalore at the MCA Stadium in Pune in their next match. After being all out for just 68 against SRH in their previous game, the Faf du Plessis side had a completely off game, and there wasn’t much they could have done with the score. Anuj Rawat has been inconsistent at the top of the order and they may be tempted to bring in Mahipal Lamror who isn’t a bad alternative while pushing Virat Kohli up the order.
The Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, have won both of their past two games, and Jos Buttler has been a complete masterclass at the top of the order. In the last two games, the bowling appeared to have leaked runs, but a lot would go down into the pitches, which had been a belter in the previous two games for the side. Navdeep Saini or Kuldeep Sen might be considered as replacements for Obed McCoy.
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RCB Vs RR Head To Head
RR and RCB had been almost neck and neck in previous IPL matches. The Bangalore-based side has won 13 of the 26 encounters between these two Royal teams. While Rajasthan won ten games, three games were with no result.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
RCB Vs RR Last 5 Encounters
5th April 2022: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 4 wickets
29th September 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 7 wickets
22nd April 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 10 wickets
17th October 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 7 wickets
3rd October 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wickets
Additional Stats Of RCB and RR
RCB highest score against RR: 200
RR highest score against RCB: 217
Most runs for RCB: 6,402 (Virat Kohli)
Most runs for RR: 3,269 (Sanju Samson)
Most wickets for RCB: 97 wickets (Dale Steyn)
Most wickets for RR: 157 wickets (Yuzvendra Chahal)
Lowest total defended by RCB against RR: 133
Lowest total defended by RR against RCB: 164
When RCB and RR face off on Tuesday evening, RR will be the favourites since they have looked flawless this season. Therefore, Rajasthan Royals have a chance to win today’s match.