MS Dhoni Champion Chennai Super Kings almost out of the race for IPL 2022 playoff RCB tasted 7th defeat In season 15

RCB vs CSK IPL 2022: Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Chennai Super Kings by 13 runs in the 49th match of IPL 2022. With this defeat, Chennai Super Kings are almost out of the race for the playoffs. This is CSK’s 7th defeat in season 15. Harshal Patel shone with Mahipal Lomror in this RCB win. Where Lomror’s brilliant innings of 41 runs took the team to a score of 173. At the same time, Harshal Patel took three wickets to restrict CSK to 160 runs. This is RCB’s first win after three consecutive losses. With this victory, Bangalore has reached the fourth position, while Chennai is at the 9th position.

RCB end their drought of victory

Batting first against Chennai Super Kings after suffering three consecutive defeats, RCB set a target of 174 runs in front of CSK. Faf du Plessis (38) and Virat Kohli (30) gave a good start to the team, adding 62 runs for the first wicket, but after that the spinners made a strong comeback from Chennai. Mahipal Lomror scored 42, Rajat Patidar 21 and Dinesh Karthik scored 26 * to take the team to this score. Moeen Ali got two and Mahesh Teekshana got three wickets. Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 173 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets.

CSK falter after a good start

Chasing a target of 174 runs, Chennai Super Kings were given a good start once again by Rituraj Gaikwad (28) and Devon Conway (56). But Robin Uthappa and Rayudu also soon returned to the pavilion as Gaikwad was dismissed. Moeen Ali definitely scored 34 runs but he could not win the team.

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RCB’s win made the race for the playoff exciting

Looking at the points table, Gujarat Titans with 16 and Lucknow Super Giants are at the first and second position with 14 points respectively. Both these teams can easily qualify for the playoffs. In such a situation, there is a tough competition between Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals for the remaining two places. RR and RCB have 12 points each, while SRH and PBKS are below them with 10 points each.


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