In the final stretch of Indian Premier League 2022, things are looking good. When it comes to the points table, Royal Challengers Bangalore have a lot of weight on their shoulders because so many teams can only finish with seven points. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s victory will put the series out of reach for all but Delhi Capitals, while the team’s defeat will widen the gap between them and the rest of the field.
However, we won’t have to wait long for Royal Challengers Bangalore to play again. On May 19th, 2022, at Wankhede Stadium, they will play Gujarat Titans in the next IPL match. In previous matches, the second halves of the two teams have been diametrically opposed, and that will be the case again in this one. The Royals are looking for a win, while the Titans don’t really care about the outcome. In any event, we’re expecting both teams to go all out in this upcoming bout. There is no doubt that this match will be one of the most exciting in recent memory.
RCB vs GT Team Previews
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Even though the Royal Challengers Bangalore were once in contention to finish first in the tournament, their poor play in the second half has left them fighting to reach the next round. Due to their poor net run rate, even if they win this game, they will not be guaranteed a spot in the playoffs.
They currently sit in fifth place on the points table, behind the Washington Capitals, with 14 points. They have a net run rate of -0.323, but if they win here and the Capitals lose to Mumbai Indians, that will not matter.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing 11
Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj.
Nobody expected Gujarat Titans to not only qualify for the next round, but also finish at the top of the standings. Due to an excellent team performance in the tournament, they currently lead the points table with 10 wins from 13 matches. To go along with their 20 points, they have an overall net run rate of 0.391, demonstrating their complete dominance throughout the tournament thus far.
The Titans have already secured their place at the top of the league, so they may look to rest some of their most experienced players. The Royal Challengers could take advantage of that, but the Titans are still a formidable opponent because of the sheer number of match-winners they possess.
Gujarat Titans Playing 11
Hardik Pandya (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami.
RCB vs GT Betting Tips
Both teams have a lot riding on this game, but the Royal Challengers Bangalore have the most at stake. While a victory for Gujarat Titans will give their campaign a boost, a victory for the Royal Challengers is essential if they are to remain in contention. Because of the previous results between the two teams, the Titans are optimistic about this matchup. That said, the Royal Challengers Bangalore will be fired up to play their best game despite the Titans’ lack of motivation. On the surface, the Royal Challengers Bangalore appear to be a solid team. In light of the aforementioned considerations and the favourable risk-reward ratio, a wager on Royal Challengers Bangalore seems like the best course of action.