Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Lucknow Tremendous Giants by 14 runs within the Eliminator of IPL 2022, performed on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. A once-in-a-lifetime knock of 112*(54) by Rajat Patidar took RCB to 207/4. A lot to the fear of the followers, the toss was delayed as a result of rain. However the rain relented effectively on time to have a full twenty-over match. After the delay, KL Rahul received the toss and selected to area first.
Unburdened by the strain of the playoffs, Mohsin Khan continued his dream debut season with the wicket of RCB captain Faf du Plessis for a first-ball duck. Nevertheless, it was one other uncapped participant who got here in after the wicket and stole the present. Rajat Patidar, after a run-a-ball begin, broke all of the shackles by scoring 19 runs within the final over of the powerplay, towards Krunal Pandya. Virat Kohli on the different finish, nevertheless, received dismissed at a disappointing knock of 25 in 24 balls. Quickly, RCB additionally misplaced the damaging Glenn Maxwell for a mere 9.
Regardless of no constructive contribution from the trio of Du Plessis-Kohli-Maxwell, Rajat Patidar made certain that RCB didn’t endure a collapse and misplaced yet one more eliminator. The batters nonetheless continued to take dangers, with fortune favouring their courageous strategy, as Patidar and Dinesh Karthik had been reprieved attributable to dropped catches. The pair made an entire utilization of the life given to them, by scoring 84 runs off the final 5 overs. RCB completed with a complete of 207/4 however weren’t assured a win but.
LSG had a better opening partnership of their earlier match, than the goal they had been set in the present day. After batting entire twenty overs final match, the opening stand lasted just one over this time, as Mohammed Siraj dismissed Quinton de Kock after being hit for a six. Quickly Josh Hazlewood removed Manan Vohra. The 2 batters on the crease, KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda, continued their exceptional kind to share a exceptional 96-run stand main the LSG fightback.
Wanindu Hasaranga dismissed Deepak Hooda after being hit for 2 sixes within the over which proved to be an essential second of the match. Nevertheless, KL Rahul continued to tackle the bowlers and the match was not determined but. With 33 to win off final two overs and 6 wickets in hand, Josh Hazlewood started the over with three wides inside two authorized balls, however succeeded in taking the prized wicket of captain KL Rahul. He additionally took the wicket of Krunal Pandya subsequent ball, that sealed the match for RCB. A few boundaries from Dushmantha Chameera had decreased the end result margin, as RCB received by 14 runs.
4 – KL Rahul turns into the primary ever participant to attain 600+ runs in 4 IPL seasons. Chris Gayle and David Warner did it in three seasons.
5 – Rajat Patidar turns into the fifth uncapped participant to attain 100 within the IPL. The primary 4 gamers are Shaun Marsh in 2008, Manish Pandey in 2009, Paul Valthaty in 2011 and Devdutt Padikkal in 2021. Remarkably, three of the 4 Indian uncapped gamers with 100 have executed it for RCB.
5 – Rajat Patidar turns into the fifth participant to attain 100 in an IPL playoff, and the primary uncapped participant amongst them. The opposite 4 gamers who did it are Virender Sehwag, Shane Watson, Wriddhiman Saha and Murali Vijay.
10 – That is the tenth time Dinesh Karthik completed not-out in IPL 2022, which is now the joint highest by a participant in a season. MS Dhoni was additionally not-out 10 instances in 2014 season.
25 – Wickets taken by Wanindu Hasaranga in IPL 2022, turning into the second spinner this season with as many or extra wickets, after Yuzvendra Chahal. Throughout all the opposite IPL seasons, Imran Tahir was the one bowler to select 25+ wickets in a season (26 wickets in 2019).
49 – Balls taken by Rajat Patidar to attain 100, which is the quickest hundred by an uncapped participant within the IPL. The earlier quickest was in 51 balls by Devdutt Padikkal.
112 – Rajat Patidar’s rating in the present day whereas remaining unbeaten, which is the very best rating on the Eden Gardens within the IPL. He overtakes Mahela Jayawardene who scored 110* for Punjab Kings towards Kolkata Knight Riders within the 12 months 2010.
2016 – RCB win their first playoff match within the IPL since 2016.