It’s going to be a clash of the Royals as the Royal Challengers Bangalore take on the Rajasthan Royals at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on April 23rd. Both teams are currently in the lower half of the points table, with RCB having 6 points from 6 games, while Rajasthan Royals have 8 points from 6 games.
Here are all the important details RCB Vs RR you need to know for this exciting encounter:
What: IPL 2023 Match 32
Teams: Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals
When: April 23, Sunday – 3:30 PM IST start. Toss at 3 PM IST
Where: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Head to head of these two teams from IPL 2022: The two teams played each other twice and RCB won both the matches.
Overall Head to Head:
Won by RCB: 11
Won by Rajasthan Royals: 10
Head to Head at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium:
Won by RCB: 6
Won by Rajasthan Royals: 3
Where the two teams finished last season: Royal Challengers Bangalore finished 4th, while the Rajasthan Royals finished 2nd
Win-Loss record of the two teams in IPL 2022 (league stage):
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Played – 4, Won – 2, Lost – 2, Points – 4
Rajasthan Royals – Played – 4, Won – 1, Lost – 3, Points – 2
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Faf du Plessis
Rajasthan Royals – Sanju Samson
Likely Playing XIs:
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, V. Vyshak, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Wayne Parnell. RCB Impact Player options: Anuj Rawat, V. Vyshak, Siddarth Kaul, Manoj Bhandage, Shahbaz Ahmed.
Rajasthan Royals: os Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c&wk), Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Jason Holder, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult and Sandeep Sharma.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis, Finn Allen, Rajat Patidar, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, Glenn Maxwell, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash S Prabhudessai, Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmad
Also read: IPL 2023 Player Ranking
Rajasthan Royals: Karun Nair, Navdeep Saini, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shubham Garhwal, KC Cariappa Jos Buttler, Anunay Singh, Corbin Bosch, Dhruv Jurel, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Rassie van der Dussen, Obed McCoy, Tejas Baroka,
Weather Forecast for Bengaluru on April 23:
Maximum Temperature: 32 degrees celsius
Minimum Temperature: 22 degrees celsius
Partly cloudy skies with a possibility of a brief shower
Wind: 7 kmph
Cloud Cover: 40%
Chances of rain: 20%
Stadium Capacity: 35,000
Pitch: The pitch at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is known to be a high-scoring ground, and batsmen should enjoy the conditions. However, the ball may tend to grip the surface in the second innings, which could favor the spinners.
Where to Watch:
Digital: Fans can catch live updates, ball-by-ball commentary, match analysis, and more on the official website of the Indian Premier League – iplt20
TV: The match will be broadcasted live on Star Sports Network
Live Streaming: Jio Cinema
Impact Player: Both captains will have a list of up to 5 substitutes. 1 of them can be called in as the Impact Player to bat and bowl.
Name Playing XI after the toss: Both captains will be allowed to pick a playing XI they have pre-decided depending on the outcome of the toss. Teams could be prepared with two slightly different XIs, if they choose to do so. The team sheets will be exchanged after the toss.
The match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals is scheduled to take place on April 23 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. This stadium is located in the heart of the city and has a seating capacity of around 40,000 people. The stadium is well-known for its small boundaries and high-scoring matches. The pitch at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is generally flat and ideal for batting, making it a treat for the fans.
The weather in Bengaluru in late April is usually warm, with an average high temperature of around 33 degrees Celsius and a low of around 21 degrees Celsius. There is a chance of scattered thunderstorms during this time of year, so it will be interesting to see how the weather affects the match. If there is rain, it could have an impact on the match outcome and could make the pitch more favorable for bowlers.
Both teams will be hoping for a clear and sunny day, as it will make for ideal conditions for an exciting and high-scoring match. Fans of both teams will be eagerly anticipating this encounter, which promises to be a thrilling contest between two teams who have been struggling in the tournament so far. With both teams looking for a much-needed victory, it will be interesting to see how they perform in this crucial match.
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