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RR vs RCB Match Result, IPL 2022: Who won Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match?

Shahbaz Ahmed and Dinesh Karthik‘s heroics take RCB to a memorable win over RR. RCB won by 4 wickets with 5 balls to spare.

RR vs RCB Match Result, IPL 2022: Who won Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match?

Match Overview

Ist Inning

RCB won the toss and elected to bowl. RR openers Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal opened the innings. David Wiley gave RR their first blow dismissing Jaiswal in the second over. Padikkal came on to bat, then Buttler and Padikkal helmed the RR’s inning adding over 70 run partnership for the second wicket. Harshal sent Paddikal home in the 10th over and the Skipper too couldn’t do much as he departed for 8. While Buttler was firing from the other end, Simron Hetmyer joined him. Buttler was the head chef of RR’s inning. He made an unbeaten 70 runs in just 47 balls hitting 6 sixes and Hetmyer added 42 runs, taking Rajasthan to 169/3 in 20 overs.

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IInd Innings

RR vs RCB Match Result IPL 2022

With 170 to win, RCB opened their inning with Skipper Faf du Plessis and Anuj Rawat. Both made a decent start adding over 45 runs in the powerplay. The Skipper departed in the seventh over for 29. A thick outside edge and Rawat departs for 26 in the eighth over. But the worst was yet to come for RCB. In the ninth over, Virat Kohli who just came in, got run out, Chahal in the next ball rattled the stumps of David Wiley, RCB were hanging at 62/4 in 8.5 overs.

Then on, Shahbaz Ahmed and Dinesh Karthik became the Knights in the shining armour for RCB. Shahbaz made 45 runs in just 26 deliveries, hitting 4 fours and 3 sixes, puffing life in the dead run chase. Karthik again proved to be a perfect finisher, as he made an unbeaten 44 in just 23 balls. He hit 7 fours and a six to take RCB past the finishing line. RCB won the match having 5 balls in spare.

Who won the Man of the Match?

Dinesh Karthik was awarded the Match of Match award for his firey unbeaten knock of 44 runs in 23 balls which changed the fate of the game.

Playing Squad

Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (wk) (c), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: 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.

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