IPL 2024 Eliminator Clash RR vs RCB Match Prediction

IPL Eliminator RR vs RCB

IPL Eliminator RR vs RCB struggling Rajasthan Royals will face an in-form Royal Challengers Bengaluru at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday, May 22.Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, May 22, in the Eliminator of IPL 2024.

IPL Eliminator RR vs RCB

The two teams have had contrasting finishes to the league phase. Rajasthan struggled in May, unable to win any matches, while Bengaluru won all four of their games. RCB, led by Faf du Plessis, are on a six-match winning streak and are brimming with confidence. On the other hand, Rajasthan had a stellar start to the season, winning eight of their first nine matches, but then lost four consecutive games before their final league match was washed out.

While RCB has the momentum, they must be cautious as RR has several match-winners in their squad. RR defeated RCB by six wickets earlier in the season in Jaipur, successfully chasing a 184-run target with five balls to spare.

Match Details

  • Match: Rajasthan Royals vs. Royal Challengers Bengaluru, IPL 2024
  • Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
  • Date & Time: Wednesday, May 22, 7:30 PM (IST)
  • Live Broadcast and Streaming: Star Sports Channels, Jio Cinema App, and Website

Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at Narendra Modi Stadium has varied, offering both fine batting surfaces and support for slower bowlers. A high-scoring encounter is likely, and the captain winning the toss might prefer to bowl first to assess the conditions. Teams will also consider the dew factor, which may influence the game, based on the outcome of Qualifier 1.


Head-to-Head Record

  • Matches Played: 31
  • Rajasthan Royals Won: 13
  • Royal Challengers Bengaluru Won: 15
  • No Result: 03
  • First Played: March 12, 2008
  • Last Played: April 6, 2024

Probable Playing XIs

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Sanju Samson (C & WK), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Shubham Dubey, Rovman Powell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal

Impact Substitute: Sandeep Sharma

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)

  • Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (C), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Mahipal Lomror, Karn Sharma, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Siraj, Swapnil Singh

Impact Substitute: Suyash Prabhudesai

Key Players to Watch

Best Batter Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is in sublime form, leading the run charts in IPL 2024 with 708 runs from 14 matches at an average of 64.36 and a strike rate of 155.60. His performance will be crucial for RCB’s chances.

Best Bowler Yuzvendra Chahal

Despite a dip in form as the season progressed, Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 17 wickets in 13 matches at an average of 27.59. His experience and skills could be pivotal in this high-stakes game.

Match Prediction

Given their current form and momentum, RCB is predicted to win the Eliminator against RR.

  • Contrasting Form: RR have struggled recently while RCB are on a winning streak.
  • Momentum: RCB have won their last six matches.
  • Previous Encounter: RR defeated RCB earlier in the season.
  • Virat Kohli: Leading run-scorer in IPL 2024.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal: Key bowler for RR despite recent form dip.
  • Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
  • Date & Time: May 22, 7:30 PM IST
  • Live Broadcast: Star Sports, Jio Cinema
  • Head-to-Head: RCB leads with 15 wins; RR has 13 wins
  • Key Players: Virat Kohli (RCB), Yuzvendra Chahal (RR)
  • Prediction: RCB to win

As the teams gear up for this crucial Eliminator match, all eyes will be on the key players and their performances under pressure.

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