IPL Qualifier 2: Royal Challengers will now have to take down Rajasthan Royals to seal their tickets to the finals
Royal Challengers Bangalore has successfully defeated Lucknow Super Giants with 14 runs and has ended their run for the IPL 2022 trophy. Now the team will play against Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 2.
Qualifier 2 will be played in Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi stadium on May 27 at 7:30 pm. Rajasthan Royals was the second team to qualify for the play offs and played Qualifier 1 against table toppers Gujarat Titans. However, RR lost to GT with seven wickets and now the team will have one last attempt at the IPL 2022 Finals.
Whichever team wins the qualifier 2 will enter the finals and will play against Gujarat Titans on May 29 at 7:30 pm in Narendra Modi Stadium. Rajasthan Royals was the first team to win an IPL trophy. The team was then led by Late cricketer Shane Warne and the blue army lifted the inaugural IPL trophy.
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While Gujarat Titans has reached the finals in their debut season and posses the capabilities of winning the tournament, Royal Challenger Bangalore has been trying to win their first IPL title since 2010. The team then led by former Indian skipper Virat Kohli has reached the finals but has been unable to lift the trophy.
Royal Challengers Bangalore has been qualifying for the play offs for the last three consecutive years. But the team was eliminated in the eliminator match for the last two years. But this year the team has been able to break their jinx and has defeated Lucknow Super Kings by 14 runs.
This year two new teams were introduced in IPL, Lucknow Super Kings and Gujarat Titans. Both the teams have performed exceptionally well and where one has reached the finals the other just got eliminated after qualifying got the play-off. Hence it will be safe to say that now the time has challenged the people, who believed that IPL only belongs to big teams like Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
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