RR vs RCB

Champions of the inaugural Indian Premier League season Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore have shared the big stage since the inception of the IPL. The rivalry between the two sides has grown over the years and given fans some breathtaking encounters. While RCB are yet to lift the IPL trophy, RR have struggled to show the same determination after the first edition of IPL.

RR vs RCB Head to Head

It has been a contest of almost two equal sides when these two IPL teams have faced each other. In the 20 games so far, RR have managed to register a win in 10 games, and RCB have won 8 times. Remaining two matches have ended as no result. While RR have enjoyed a little upper hand over RCB in both home and away games, RCB have dominated at the neutral venues.

RCB vs RR Overall
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    AT HOME
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  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
    6
    2
    1
  • Rajasthan Royals
    7
    4
    0
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  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
    7
    3
    0
  • Rajasthan Royals
    6
    3
    0
  • AT NEUTRAL
  • Played
    RCB (Wins)
    RR (Wins)
    No Result
  • 7
    3
    3
    1

Last 5 Meetings

Rajasthan Royals have held an edge over their counterparts Royal Challengers Bangalore in the recent meetings. They are undefeated against the Bangalore-based franchise in their last 4 games including RCB vs RR 2018. While they have won 3 games during the previous two IPL seasons, the one game has ended up as a no-contest. During the 2019 edition, Rajasthan Royals won the home game, and the match played at the RCB’s home was abandoned due to rain

Recent meetings

The first game during the 2019 edition of IPL live score RR vs RCB was played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium Jaipur. Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and asked Virat Kohli & Co. to come out to bat first. The opening combo of Parthiv Patel and Virat Kohli built a partnership of 49 runs for the first wicket before the skipper was bowled by the leggie Shreyas Gopal after scoring 23 runs. While Parthiv Patel kept going for his business as usual, no batsman around him could show any resistance against some disciplined bowling by the Royals form Rajasthan. Parthiv Patel scored 67 runs off 41 deliveries before getting out, and only Marcus Stoinis (31 runs of 28 deliveries) could add something substantial to the scorecard. RR vs RCB 2019 scoreboard read 158/4 after 20 overs. Shreyas Gopal was the star with the ball for RR as he finished with the figures of 3 wickets for 12 runs in his 4 overs during RCB vs RR live.

Chasing the target, Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Butler gave Rajasthan Royals a flying start as they added 60 runs for the first wicket. After Ajinkya Rahane departed for 22 runs, Steven Smith joined Butler in the middle and took the team closer to the target before Butler fell for 59 runs off 43 deliveries. Steven Smith, then, found an able ally in Rahul Tripathi who scored unbeaten 34 runs off 23 deliveries to take RR to the brink of the victory. However, Smith fell just before scoring the winning runs, but Ben Stokes made sure RR don’t mess-up the chase and completed a well-deserving 7 wickets victory. Only Yuzvendra Chahal could create an impact for RCB with the ball and return with the figures of 2 wickets for 17 runs in his 4 overs.

In the return leg at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, rain interrupted the most parts of the game, and the game was reduced to the 5 overs a side after losing the time. Rajasthan Royals won the toss once again and invited RCB to bat first. In their quest to score quick runs, RCB lost wickets regularly and posted a RR vs RCB live score of 62/7 in 5 overs. Virat Kohli was the pick of the batsmen as he scored quickfire 25 runs off 7 deliveries. While Shreyas Gopal returned with 3 wickets, Oshane Thomas accounted for 2 wickets in their respective overs.

Rajasthan Royals were cruising along in the chase as the openers Sanju Samson and Liam Livingstone provided a solid start after scoring 41 runs in 3.2 overs. As soon as Sanju Samson got out in the 4th over, skies again opened up. The rain had the last laugh during the RR vs RCB live cricket score, and the match had to be called off.

LAST 5 ENCOUNTERS
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Who are RCB top batsmen?

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli are leading the batting charts for RCB against RR. While AB has scored 417 runs against RR, Kohli has scored 367 runs against them.

Who are RR top batsmen?

Sanju Samson is the leading the current players list with 207 runs against RCB. Jos Buttler has also done well against RCB in 2019 IPL edition.

TOP 4 BATSMEN (among current players)
Royal Challengers Bangalore
No. Player Innings Not out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
Rajasthan Royals
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Who are RCB top bowlers?

Yuzvendra Chahal is the leading wicket-taker against RR with 11 wickets. Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Siraj and Dale Steyn would be looking to do better.

Who are RR top bowlers?

Shreyas Gopal is the best bowler for RR with 12 wickets in his kitty. He has bowled at an economy rate of 4.77 runs per over against the Red Army. Unadkat, Thomas and Archer would be looking to get the prized scalps of Kohli and de Villiers in the upcoming IPL season.

TOP 4 BOWLERS (among current players)
Royal Challengers Bangalore
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
Rajasthan Royals
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
    AT HOME
    Royal Challengers Bangalore
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Player Battles