Mumbai. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Titans teams will face each other in IPL 2022. This match between the two teams will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This match has no special significance for Gujarat Titans. Hardik Pandya’s team has already confirmed a place in the playoffs. He is sure to be on top as well. But in the match against RCB, Gujarat team will try its best to break the morale of Faf du Plessis. On the other hand it is a fight or die for Bangalore. If RCB wants to make it to the playoffs, then it will have to register a big win against Gujarat. Let us tell you about the pitch report, weather and the probable playing XI of both the teams.
If Royal Challengers Bangalore have to qualify in the playoffs, then they will have to win today’s match at any cost. This is the last league match of RCB in the 15th season of IPL 2022. Apart from winning in today’s match, Bangalore will have to depend on the result of the match between Delhi and Mumbai to reach the last four. If we look at the points table, RCB are in fifth place with 14 points. In the 15th season, RCB has played 13 matches in which 7 have won and 6 have been lost. Gujarat, on the other hand, has won 10 and lost 3 in 13 matches. Hardik’s team remains on top with 20 points.
RCB vs GT Weather Report
According to Weather.com, the temperature of Mumbai city is expected to be 31 degree Celsius during the day on May 19. There will be a drop in the temperature during the night, which can drop to 28 degree Celsius. The sky will be clear during the day but cloudy during the night. 8 percent rain is expected during the night. The humidity will be 70 percent during the day, which will increase to 78 percent at night. Overall, there will be humidity during the match.
RCB vs GT Pitch Report
Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium is a high scoring ground. The average score of the team batting first here in T20 match is 192 runs. While the average score of the team batting after is 184 runs. Initially the pitch of Wankhede is favorable for batting. But as the game progresses it adapts to the bowlers. There has been a change in the pitch here in the last few matches. Due to which the teams failed to make big scores.
Probable playing XI of RCB and GT
Probable Playing XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (Captain), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammad Siraj.
Probable Playing XI of Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Mohammed Shami.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 19, 2022, 10:22 IST