in the match, RCB Vs RR, Royal Challengers Bangalore secured their fourth consecutive win by defeating Rajasthan Royals with a seven-run margin in Match 32 of TATA IPL 2023 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Royal Challengers Bangalore secured their fourth consecutive win by defeating Rajasthan Royals with a seven-run margin

Match Summary

RCB’s Faf du Plessis’ commanding 62 off 39 and Glenn Maxwell’s explosive 77 off 44 propelled the team to a total of 189/9. Harshal Patel delivered an excellent performance with a critical spell of 3/32, holding his nerve in the final over to defend 20 runs and secure the victory for RCB.

Rajasthan Royals, chasing a target of 190, did not have a great start as Jos Buttler was cleaned up by Mohd. Siraj is in the fourth ball of the match. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Devdutt Padikkal then steadied the ship and kept the runs flowing, hitting at least one boundary per over. Jaiswal hit a towering 81m six off Maxwell, and RR reached 44/1.

The duo continued to pile up the runs, scoring 51 runs off the next four overs, taking RR to 92/1 at the halfway mark. However, RCB tightened things up, and the pressure got to Jaiswal as he holed out in the deep for 47(37) off a slower ball from Harshal Patel. RR managed only 16/2 in the 11-14 over section.

Samson found a way to relieve the pressure

In the match, Samson found a way to relieve the pressure by hitting a four and a six off Wanindu Hasaranga. But Harshal Patel hit back with a tough delivery that led to Samson getting caught at short third man, bringing an end to his inning at 22 runs off 15 balls. With 61 runs needed off 24 balls, the pressure was back on Rajasthan Royals.

Dhruv Jurel injected some much-needed momentum into the chase as he hit fours off Siraj and took 15 runs from the over. With 20 runs needed off the final over, RR sent in Abdul Basith as their impact player at No 8. Basith could only take a single off the first ball. With nine runs needed off the final ball, Jurel could only manage a single as RCB won by seven runs.

Rajasthan Royals won the toss

Earlier in RCB Vs RR, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bowl. They made one change to their starting lineup, with Devdutt Padikkal replacing Riyan Parag. RR named Murugan Ashwin, Donavon Ferreira, KM Asif, Akash Vashisht, and Abdul Basith as their substitutes. Virat Kohli led the Royal Challengers Bangalore side, and they made changes to the starting XI, with David Willey and Vijaykumar Vyshak replacing Wayne Parnell and Harshal Patel.

Rajasthan Royals got off to a first-rate beginning as Trent Boult trapped Virat Kohli LBW off the first ball of the innings. Kohli overlooked his flick off the inswinger and turned into trapped properly in front. He did not prefer to overview and rightly so because it become crashing onto the center and leg.

Faf du Plessis took the attacking technique straightaway and were given going with multiple fours off Sandeep Sharma in the second over. Maxwell arrived and was given into the groove straightaway with multiple fours off the Boult over.

RCB scored 62/2 in the first six overs

Du Plessis was once again aggressive against Sandeep in the fourth over, hitting multiple sixes and a well-timed lofted shot that resulted in a boundary. RCB managed to score 16 runs in that over. Meanwhile, Maxwell continued his attack on Boult and hit a couple of well-placed fours to the third-man boundary. Aswhin become exceeded the ball within the final over of the powerplay and Maxwell went after him, smacking a four and a six and taking 12 off the over as RCB scored 62/2 in the first six overs.

After conceding some quick runs in the previous overs, RR managed to pull back things in the next three overs, allowing only 23 runs. However, the RCB duo of Du Plessis and Maxwell started scoring at a higher rate again. Du Plessis hit a couple of boundaries – one to deep mid-wicket and another over extra cover – while Maxwell completed his half-century in an impressive manner. He smashed a thumping hit over long-on off Holder’s delivery as RCB crossed the 100-run mark at the halfway point of their innings.

Maxwell smashed any other six off Ashwin because the pair introduced up the hundred-run stand, off simply 55 balls. Du Plessis then brought up his fifty, off 31 balls, trickling one to satisfactory leg for a 4 because the pair took 17 runs off Boult’s final over.

The runout changed the momentum of the sport

The 127-run partnership becomes sooner or later ended, likely the handiest way it can have been, as Yashasvi Jaiswal scored an extraordinary direct hit from an extra cowl to send lower back du Plessis (62 off 39). The runout changed the momentum of the sport.

RCB misplaced in overs as Ashwin had Maxwell (77 off 44) caught at backward point off an opposite sweep. Holder bowled a good over to construct the strain and it paid off as Chahal had Lomror stuck at lengthy off and Suyash Prabhudessai turned into run out thru some other superb piece of fielding from Jaiswal inside the 17th over. RCB misplaced their way in the ultimate six overs as some top-notch slog-overs bowling noticed RR concede just 50 runs off the last 41 balls and pick up seven wickets to restrict the house facet to 189/9.

Conclusion

in the match RCB Vs RR, RCB defeated RR by seven runs in match 32 of TATA IPL 2023. RCB’s Faf du Plessis scored 62 off 39, and Glenn Maxwell made 77 off 44 to take RCB to a total of 189/9. Harshal Patel claimed three wickets for 32 runs, defending 20 runs in the final over to secure RCB’s victory. Rajasthan Royals’ Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 47 runs off 37 balls before being caught out in the deep, and Dhruv Jurel injected some momentum into the chase by scoring 15 runs off Siraj’s over. However, with 20 runs required off the last over, RR sent Abdul Basith at number eight, who could only take a single off the first ball. Jurel scored a single off the last ball, as RCB won the match.