RCB Playoffs Scenario, How Virat & Faf can led RCB into the IPL 2023 Playoffs: Royal Challengers Bangalore bounced back in the IPL 2023 with a remarkable win over RR. Despite facing setbacks against Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians earlier, RCB showcased an impressive all-round performance to defeat the Royals and maintain their chances of getting into the playoffs .
Faf du Plessis showed excellent leadership skills, registering his 7th fifty and surpassing 600 runs in IPL 2023. Glenn Maxwell made a significant smashing 54 runs in just 33 balls.
Although RCB faced a minor collapse during the middle overs as Mahipal Lamror and Dinesh Kartik failing to contribute but 23 years old Anuj Rawat played a crucial innings of 29 runs in 11 balls to boost this team total to 171. Rajasthan Royals experienced a major collapse as they were bowled out for 59.
Following their dominant win over the Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur, RCB’s position in the IPL 2023 points table table has improved significantly, as they climbed from the 7th position to 5th. Not only the victory boost their position but it is also gave a substantial rise to their Net Run Rate.
After MI chased down 200 against RCB in just 16.3 overs last week ,their NRR dropped to -0.3. However their impressive win over the Royals led their NRR to +0.166
How RCB can get into the IPL 2023 Playoffs:
RCB has qualified for playoffs in the last three years and there are indications that they may secure a spot in the playoffs again this year as well. However, in order to stay in the race of Playoffs, RCB’s upcoming matches will be crucial for them.
RCB’s Upcoming Matches:
RCB will be facing Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 18th and Gujarat Titans on the May 9th. Sunrisers are struggling at the 9th spot with just 4 wins and this will give RCB an advantage as RCB needs to win both matches and rely on other Teams as well. They hope Punjab kings lose at least one of their next two matches and Mumbai Indians beat Lucknow SuperGiants .
How RCB can go in TOP 2:
In order to finish in the top 2, Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings have to lose their all remaining matches whereas RCB have to win their next two games by big margin as Gujarat Titans have a high Net Run Rate of +0.761.
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