Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns for the 2nd qualifier match of the IPL 2022, on 27th May at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
GT defeated RR in the 1st qualifier to cement their place in the Finals while RR will now face RCB, who defeated LSG in the eliminator match.
Let’s take a look at the head to head records of RR and RCB as both are part of the league since its first edition in 2008.
|Matches Played||RR Won||RCB Won||Draw||NR|
|Last 5 matches||5||1||4||0||0|
RCB has a slight edge over RR when it comes to head to head records. Out of 27 total head to head matches, RCB has won 13 while RR won 11 times. 3 head to head clashes ended in no-result.
This must-win match will take place at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad which was earlier known as Sardar Patel Stadium. Both the teams have faced each other once at this venue. The match took place in IPL 2015 when RCB defeated RR by 9 wickets.
If we look at the last 5 face-offs between RR and RCB, RCB has dominated RR with 4 wins out of 5. RCB won all the 4 head to head matches in 2020 and 2021 edition of IPL.
In the 2022 season, RR and RCB have faced each other twice before this qualifier match. In the 1st match, RR posted a total of 169 in 20 overs and RCB chased it successfully in 19.1 overs with the help of Dinesh Karthik and Shahbaz Ahmed’s match-winning knocks.
In the 2nd head to head contest this season, Rajasthan posted a total of 144 but a strong RR bowling unit ripped apart RCB at 115 and won by 29 runs. Riyan Parag was awarded player of the match for his knock of 56 runs on a heavy bowling track.
|Highest score vs RCB||217|
|Lowest score vs RCB||58|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Highest score vs RR||200|
|Lowest score vs RR||70|