Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals will feature in the 39th match of the IPL 2022 on Tuesday. It will be the second match between them. RCB won the last match by 4 wickets after chasing a target of 170 runs in 19.1 overs. They have currently won 5 out of 8 matches and are placed in the fourth position in the points table. RCB faced a humiliating defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the previous match as they managed to score only 68 runs.
The Royals have been in great form in the tournament and have been able to win 5 out of 7 matches. They are currently placed in the third position in the points tally, however, a win in this match might help them climb to the top position. The Royals have won their last 2 matches and would be looking to make it three in a row.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 39
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Date & Time: 26th April at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
RCB vs RR, Match 39 Pitch Report:
In 6 matches that have been played at this venue, the teams batting first and second have won 3 games each. A used surface was used in the last game and it had a nice covering of grass. The pitch is expected to remain balanced and the team winning the toss might look to bowl.
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RCB vs RR, Match 39 Probable Playing XIs:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Anuj Rawat, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Josh Hazlewood, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Karun Nair, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Obed McCoy, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal