Date: 5 April 2022
Time: 7:30 M IST
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
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The wait is finally over as IPL 2022 finally gets ready for the first Royal Derby of the season. The Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals will face each other at the Wankhede Stadium. Both teams enter this game after winning their last match. Rajasthan took down Mumbai Indians by 23 runs. Whereas Bangalore defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by three wickets.
Both Rajasthan and Bangalore have emerged as two of the most well-balanced teams in the tournament. The inaugural champions are on the top of the table as they have been unbeaten so far. While Bangalore is down at seventh place with one win and one loss. Both teams have shown an incredible display of bowling with the likes of Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal in Rajasthan and Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj in Bangalore. Whereas in the batting department, Rajasthan has a slight upper hand with batters like Sanju Samson and Jos Butler being in amazing form.
Probable Playing XI:
RR: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna
RCB: Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj
Grand League Team
WK: Jos Butler, Sanju Samson, Dinesh Karthik
Batters: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Shimron Heymyer, Devdutt Padikkal
All-rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga, Riyan Parag, Shahbaz Ahmed
Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult
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