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IPL 2022: RCB defeated LSG in the Eliminator and will now face RR in the Qualifier 2

Lucknow Super Giants led by KL Rahul faced Royal Challengers Bangalore led by Faf du Plessis in IPL Eliminator 1. RCB won by 14 runs and would try their best to beat Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 2 and seal their position for the finale.

RCB vs LSG: Match Highlights

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Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs and sealed its place in the Qualifier 2 of IPL 2022, where they have to face Rajasthan Royals. Chasing a 208-run chase, KL Rahul mustered 79 runs and Deepak Hooda scored 45. They did keep Lucknow’s hopes alive but started playing well late. For RCB, it was a very narrow victory. Harshal Patel picked 1 wicket and gave out 25 runs and Josh Hazlewood picked 3 wickets and leaked 43 runs in the final two overs of the game. Wanindu Hasaranga on the other hand, scalped the important wicket of Deepak Hooda and gave out 42 runs. Earlier, Rajat Patidar scored a brilliant unbeaten century, 112 in just 55 deliveries and took RCB’s total to 207/4. KL Rahul had won the toss and opted to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Kolkata. 

It was a delayed match by 40 minutes due to the rain. The match started at 8:10.

How Twitterati reacted on RCB’s win

Royal challengers Bangalore is yet to win their first IPL trophy but still enjoys a huge fan base. The franchise has star players like Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell. Winning this match has made their fans super happy and they will definitely desire RCB to lift their first-ever IPL trophy.

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Let’s have a look at how the fans expressed their emotions

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