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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Hyderabad by 67 runs and consolidated themselves at the fourth position in the points table. However, like the rest of the teams, RCB has not yet secured the ticket for the playoffs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore failed to win the title since 14th season of IPL (RCB) In the 15th season also, full emphasis is on trial. Under the new captain Faf du Plessis, Bangalore has played 12 matches in IPL 2022 and with 7 wins. points table (IPL Points Table) The fourth place is occupied in That is, the team remains in the race for the playoffs. Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday (SRH) By 67 runs and if it is said that with this victory, Bangalore is sure to reach the final, then everyone will surely be surprised. Obviously the question will arise, because so far no team has confirmed a place in the playoffs as well. Still, it can happen and there is a special coincidence behind it.
Now we will tell you about what this coincidence is, but before that, just know about the match. On Sunday 8 May, Bangalore did an amazing performance with the bat and ball against Hyderabad. Captain Faf du Plessis himself first took the team to a strong score of 192 runs with an unbeaten 73. In this he also got good support from Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell and Dinesh Karthik. Then spinner Wanindu Hasaranga trapped 5 Hyderabad batsmen in his spin net and bundled the entire team for 125 runs and gave the team a big win.
Third victory, that is, third final!
This victory of Bangalore has indicated such a coincidence, which seems that Bangalore is sure to reach the final. In fact, Bangalore came on the field in this match with its special green jersey. Bangalore players wear green jerseys in a match to promote environmental protection for the past several seasons. Now the situation is such that whenever the team lands in this jersey, it usually gets defeated. This is only the third time that he got victory. Incidentally, the team had won the green jersey only in 2011 and 2016 and reached the RCB finals both times.
Leading in the race for playoff
Now it is difficult to say anything about what happens in the future. As of now, with this win, RCB has put the team in a better position in the race for the playoffs and it is almost certain to qualify. Bangalore have 14 points from 12 matches and are in fourth place. After that Delhi is in fifth place, which has 10 points. This difference of 4 points can prove to be important in the remaining matches. Bangalore now has only two matches to play. On May 13, he will face Punjab Kings, while in the last match he will face Gujarat Titans on May 19. Against these two, Bangalore has played one match each in this season and has lost in both. In such a situation, the team will have to register a victory here in any case.