The 5th doubleheader (2 matches in a day) of the 13th season of the IPL will be held today. The first match will be played at 3:30 pm between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Dubai. After this, Delhi Capitals (DC) will face Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Sharjah at 7:30 pm.
The Rajasthan team, which has lost 5 matches in the season, will go on to win against Bangalore. In the first match between the two, Bangalore defeated Rajasthan by 8 wickets. In such a situation, Rajasthan will have to win this match to stay in the tournament.
RR-RCB’s expensive players:
Captain Steve Smith and all-rounder Ben Stokes are the most expensive players in Rajasthan with a price of Rs 12.50 crore. At the same time, Captain Kohli is the most expensive player in RCB worth 17 crores a season. After him, AB de Villiers is named in the team worth Rs 11 crore this season.
Bangalore top-3 in the points table, Rajasthan at number-7:
RCB is at the third position in IPL points table. Bangalore has won 4 out of the 8 matches played so far in the season and has 8 points. At the same time, Rajasthan is 7th in the points table with 6 points. Rajasthan has won 3 out of 8 matches and lost 5.
RCB has not won the title so far:
RCB played the final under the captaincy of Anil Kumble in 2009 and Daniel Vettori in 2011. The team also reached the final under Virat’s captaincy in 2016. But each time the team’s luck was bad. At the same time, Rajasthan reached the finals once (2008) and won the title.
Rajasthan’s success rate higher than Bangalore in IPL:
Rajasthan Royals have a success rate of 50.65% in the league. Rajasthan has played a total of 155 matches, winning in 78 and losing in 75 matches. 2 matches were inconclusive. The Royal Challengers Bangalore has a success rate of 47.83%. RCB has played a total of 189 matches, winning 89 of them and losing 96, while 4 matches remain inconclusive.