RR vs RCB Betting Tips – Match Preview

Royal Challengers Bangalore will cross swords with Rajasthan Royals at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Ahmadabad on 27th May (Friday) for the 2nd Qualifier of IPL 2022. The winner of this game will face the Gujrat Titans in the final of IPL 2022. Qualifier 2 is here and for you to get up to speed with the latest, we provide you with our RR vs RCB betting tips.

Rajasthan Royals suffered a 7-wicket defeat against Gujrat Titans in the first Qualifier and now this is the last chance for Rajasthan Royals to qualify for the final of IPL 2022. In the 1st Qualifier, Rajasthan Royals managed to score 188-6 from their 20 overs. The orange-cap holder Jos Buttler played a brilliant knock of 89(56) runs for his side. The skipper Sanju Samson also smashed 47 runs from just 26 balls. 

Later, Gujrat Titans chased down the total in the last over due to an exceptional batting performance from David Miller and Hardik Pandya in the final overs. Miller smashed three consecutive sixes in the final over to get his side over the line. Miller and Pandya scored 68*and 40*runs respectively for GT in that game. 

On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a magnificent 14-run victory over Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator. The top players of RCB failed to shine in this important game but the youngster Rajat Patidar stunned everyone with a magnificent hundred and helped his side to post a match-winning total of 207 runs on the board. Rajat Patidar scored an unbeaten 112 runs from just 54 balls. 

In reply, Lucknow Super Giants managed to reach 193 runs and lost the game by 14 runs. KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda scored 79 and 45 runs respectively for their side while Josh Hazlewood picked 3 wickets for RCB in that game. Get more game details in our RR vs RCB betting tips below.

RR vs RCB Betting Tips – Head to Head

Here is the head-to-head record between these two sides in IPL. 

Total Matches Played: 27

RCB won: 13

RR won: 11

Tie/ no result: 0   

Pitch Report

The pitch at Narendra Modi Stadium assists both the batting and bowling sides. The stadium had both black and red soil pitches and it will be interesting to see which pitch will be used for the second Qualifier. Both captains might like to bowl first to assist the pitch and playing condition better before batting. 

Weather Report

The temperature will most likely hover around 42 degrees during the day while 29°C at night with 46 percent humidity. There are no chances of rain in Ahmadabad on Friday 27th May. 

Average First Innings Score

The average first innings total at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Ahmadabad is 165.

RCB vs RR Betting Tips – Probable XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted XI

Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Siddarth Kaul/Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood.

RCB Complete Squad

Faf du Plessis (Captain), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahmed, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudessai, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Rajat Patidar, Siddharth Kaul.

Rajasthan Royals Predicted XI

Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy.

RR Complete Squad

Sanju Samson (captain/wicketkeeper), Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Riyan Parag, Devdutt Padikkal, Navdeep Saini, Karun Nair, Rassie van der Dussen, James Neesham, Anunay Singh, Daryl Mitchell, Dhruv Jurel, Shubham Garhwal, Kuldip Yadav, Kuldeep Sen, Obed McCoy, Tejas Baroka, KC Cariappa.

RR vs RCB Betting Tips: Match Prediction 

Wicketkeeper: Sanju Samson 

Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Jos Buttler, Faf du Plessis, and Devdutt Padikkal. 

All-rounders: R Ashwin and Glenn Maxwell.

Bowlers: Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Trent Boult. 

RR vs RCB Betting Tips – Winner Prediction 

It is a do-or-die game for both sides as the losing side will get eliminated from the tournament. Rajasthan Royals didn’t play their best game and lost the previous match despite having runs on the board. Yuzvendra Chahal didn’t pick a single wicket which was one of the main reasons for their loss and Rajasthan will be looking to win this Qualifier and face the Gujrat Titans in the final. 

Meanwhile, RCB is looking a very dangerous side right now and they have a huge opportunity to fulfill the dreams of all the RCB fans that are waiting for years to see their side lift the IPL trophy. RCB has a strong bowling attack and their batting department is also looking in good touch. It is going to be an exciting contest between these two sides and our RR vs RCB betting tips for the 2nd Qualifier of IPL 2022 is that Royal Challengers Bangalore will beat Rajasthan Royals. 

RR RCB Broadcasting 

The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM IST. Star Sports network will broadcast the game on television, and its live streaming will also be available on Disney+ Hotstar. 

Our RR vs RCB Betting Tips

  • Who will win the toss? RCB
  • Who will win? RCB
  • Top Batsman (Runs scored): Virat Kohli 
  • Top Bowlers: Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Trent Boult. 
  • Team Scores Batting First: Between 150 to 170. 

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Last Updated on May 26, 2022

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