Learn about RCB vs RR match result along with key match highlights, IPL points table update, man of the match, full list of award winners list and everything else you need to know today about Match 32 of IPL 2023 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals.
Fiery innings from Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell, coupled with Harshal Patel’s three-wicket haul, enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to secure a 7-run victory against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. Du Plessis’ commanding 62 off 39 and Maxwell’s explosive 77 off 44 guided RCB to a score of 189/9. Patel regained form with a crucial 3/32 spell, defending 20 in the final over to win the match for RCB. David Willey and Mohammed Siraj each claimed one wicket.
For RR, Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 47 off 37 and Devdutt Padikkal contributed a quick 52 off 34. Despite their efforts, RR could not achieve the target of 190. Their innings started poorly, losing Jos Buttler early to Siraj. Jaiswal and Padikkal counter-attacked, bringing the score to 41/1 at the end of the Powerplay. The pair continued to find the boundary, reaching 92/1 at the halfway mark.
Willey’s breakthrough removed Padikkal, and RCB tightened their grip on the match. Patel dismissed Jaiswal and Sanju Samson, leaving RR needing 61 off 24 balls. Dhruv Jurel’s efforts brought the equation down to 20 needed off the last over, but Patel’s slower ball claimed Ravi Ashwin’s wicket, ultimately sealing the win for RCB by seven runs. Jurel remained unbeaten on 34 off 16.
Earlier, after being put in to bat, RCB lost Virat Kohli and Shahbaz Ahmed early to Trent Boult. Du Plessis and Maxwell then led the counter-attack, bringing RCB’s score to 62/2 at the end of the Powerplay. The duo continued to pummel RR’s bowlers, reaching 101/2 at the halfway point. However, RCB lost momentum in the 14th over, with Du Plessis run out by Jaiswal and Maxwell dismissed by Ravichandran Ashwin. RCB lost wickets consistently in the final five overs but still managed to post a competitive total of 189/9 in 20 overs.
RCB vs RR Score Summary:
- Royal Challengers Bangalore 189/9 (20 ov)
- Rajasthan Royals 182/6 (20 ov)
- RCB won by 7 runs
Points Table Update after IPL RCB vs RR Match 32
RCB have won today’s match beating RR by 7 runs to earn 2 important points. Rajasthan remains on number 1 but Royal Challengers Bangalore have jumped to number 5 position on the points table today.
RCB vs RR Match 32 Award Winners at IPL 2023
- Player Of The Match: Glenn Maxwell (RCB) 77 runs
- TIAGO.ev Electric Striker Of The Match: Dhruv Jurel (RR) Strike rater: 212.50
- Herbalife Active Catch Of The Match: Shabaz Ahmed (RCB)
- Visit Saudi Beyond The Boundaries Longest 6: Glenn Maxwell, 91 metres
- RuPay On-The-Go 4s: Faf du Plessis (RCB), 8 fours
- UPSTOX Most Valuable Asset Of The Match: Glenn Maxwell, 32 MVA points
- Dream11 Gamechanger Of The Match: Glenn Maxwell, 103 points
Note: All the prizes carried a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh
Major Highlights for RCB vs RR Match Today
- Faf du Plessis scored an authoritative 62 off 39 balls for RCB.
- Glenn Maxwell contributed a blockbuster 77 off 44 for RCB.
- Harshal Patel took three crucial wickets for RCB, with a spell of 3/32.
- RCB defeated RR by 7 runs in a closely contested IPL match.
- Yashasvi Jaiswal and Devdutt Padikkal scored 47 off 37 and 52 off 34, respectively, for RR.
- RR’s chase began poorly, losing Jos Buttler to Siraj in the first over.
- Jaiswal and Padikkal counter-attacked, reaching 41/1 at the end of the Powerplay.
- The duo continued their partnership, taking RR to 92/1 at the halfway mark.
- David Willey provided a crucial breakthrough, dismissing Padikkal for 52(34).
- Harshal Patel dismissed Jaiswal and Samson, increasing pressure on RR.
- Dhruv Jurel’s late innings effort brought the equation to 20 needed off the last over.
- Patel’s slower ball claimed Ravi Ashwin’s wicket, securing RCB’s victory.
- RCB lost early wickets but du Plessis and Maxwell’s partnership revived the innings.
- RCB lost momentum in the 14th over, with Du Plessis and Maxwell dismissed in quick succession.
- RCB managed to post a competitive total of 189/9 in 20 overs.
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