The 70th i.e. last league match of IPL 2023 will be played between Gujarat Titans and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday 21 May in Bengaluru. The Gujarat team is the only team that has qualified for the playoffs so far. At the same time, RCB is still fighting for its ticket to the playoffs. The path to the playoffs for the RCB team depends on their victory. If he loses, the team may lose the opportunity to go to the playoffs. At the same time, such a twist has come to light, so the tension of the RCB team and its fans has increased. There have been reports of heavy rain in Bangalore on Saturday. Along with this, the weather forecast for Sunday is also worrying.
Speaking of the playoff equation for RCB, they currently have 14 points in 13 games with seven wins. If he has to go to the playoffs, he will first have to win his last game and collect 16 points. At the same time, after that, you will have to wish for a loss or close win for Mumbai Indians against Sunrisers Hyderabad. In this situation, RCB will score 16 points and their net run rate will also be better than Mumbai’s. But now the rain has created a twist in this equation.
The rain will rule RCB out of the playoffs!
If this match is interrupted by rain and is not played, both RCB and Gujarat will get 1-1 point. In such a situation, RCB will remain up to 15 points. In such a situation, if Mumbai Indians win their last match, they will have 16 points. On the other hand, Chennai will win their match against Delhi and take the second place in the points table with 17 points. On the other hand, if the Lucknow team wins over KKR, they will also get 17 points and that will also make it to the playoffs. Otherwise, in case of defeat, you will also be left with 15 points. But Lucknow’s net run rate is much better than RCB’s. In such a situation, RCB will be out of the playoff race.
What is the weather forecast?
If we talk about the weather forecast, then the weather forecast for Bangalore may worry RCB and its fans. On Saturday it also rained here in the afternoon. On the other hand, according to Accuweather, there is a 65 percent chance of rain on Sunday at 7 p.m. There is a chance of rain at 49 at 8, 65 at 9, 40 at 10 and 34 at 11. That means this night game may be in trouble. In such a situation, RCB’s playoff hopes may be ruined. If the rain does not bother, then RCB can be out of the playoff race only after losing this match. Otherwise, the victory can lead RCB to the playoffs. In such a situation, the RCB team and the fans would like this match not to be canceled due to rain.