In the Eliminator match of the IPL 2022 season, Lucknow Super Giants will square off against Royal Challengers Bangalore on May 25 (Wednesday) at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
During the league stage of the IPL 2022, both teams played 14 matches. LSG won nine games and lost five. RCB won eight games and lost six. LSG came in third place in the points table with 18 points, while RCB came in fourth place with 16 points.
During the league stage of the IPL 2022, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants met once. In that match, Faf du Plessis smashed a 96-run knock to help RCB reach 181-6.
Key players from LSG:
KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, and Deepak Hooda are the star batters. In 14 matches, KL Rahul scored 537 runs with an average of 48.81. Avesh Khan, Jason Holder, and Moshin Khan are the star bowlers. Avesh Khan picked 17 wickets in 12 matches.
Key players from the RCB:
The hitters in the RCB team are Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, and Glenn Maxwell. Faf du Plessis is the highest run-scorer for the RCB team with 443 runs. The LSG's batting lineup can be collapsed by Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, and Josh Hazlewood. Hasaranga picked 24 wickets in 14 matches.
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Who will win today's match:
In the eliminator match, the winning team will play the second qualifier match on May 27 and the losing team is out of the tournament. On the other hand, RCB has not won the IPL title since 2000. RCB fans are eagerly waiting for the first IPL cup. As per Google, the win probability for Lucknow Super Giants is 51% while RCB has 49%.