IPL 2024, RCB vs GT IPL Highlights Latest News


May 7, 2024

Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs. Gujarat Titans IPL 2024 Highlights: With a stunning 64-run haul, Faf du Plessis helped Royal Challengers Bengaluru defeat Gujarat Titans and climb to the seventh position in the standings. In pursuit of the 148-run total, Du Plessis and Virat Kohli’s (42) prolific batting in the powerplay got RCB off to a great start. After the powerplay, though, they quickly lost wickets, which gave the Titans some optimism. However, Dinesh Karthik (21*) and Swapnil Singh (15*) maintained composure to help RCB win. Earlier, the Gujarat Titans struggled to a meek 147 all out, helped by a sportive pitch, accurate Royal Challengers Bengaluru spinners, and their own inhibitions.

The best bowler was Yash Dayal, who took two wickets for a cost of just 21, and Mohammed Siraj, who also took two. Karn Sharma, Vijaykumar Vyshak, and Cameron Green each took one wicket.
Faf du Plessis, the captain of the Royal Challengers Bengaluru, won the toss and chose to bowl against the Gujarat Titans in Bengaluru. Manav Suthar made his debut and Joshua Littles played in his first game of the season, but Faf du Plessis and company stuck with the starting lineup from the previous game.

When they play on Saturday in Bengaluru, RCB and GT are both holding onto dreams of earning a much sought-after postseason berth. Their future is in jeopardy as they get ready to fight on Saturday; Titans are only slightly better with four wins, while RCB are at the bottom of the points table with just three wins. There are just a few games left.
The struggling efforts of powerhouses like the Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings, who both have ten points apiece, have given both sides optimism despite their miserable standings.Recent wins have given the RCB’s players a much-needed boost of confidence, and their captain, Faf du Plessis, has led from the front with two outstanding performances in their previous two games.

Up-and-coming players with the capacity to win games on their own, like Cameron Green and Will Jacks, have risen to the occasion. But the consistency of RCB’s bowling unit is just as important to their success as their batting ability. The pressure is on players like Mohammed Siraj and Yash Dayal to tighten their lines and produce vital breakthroughs when it counts most, while veterans like Virat Kohli continue to rack up runs.
Conversely, the Gujarat Titans are struggling with a number of problems, both with the bat and the ball.In times of pressure, GT’s middle and lower order have failed to produce consistent results, leaving the team exposed despite the play of Shubman Gill and Sai Sudharsan at the top of the order.

Their problems have been made worse by the underwhelming play of big-name players like David Miller and Rahul Tewatia, raising questions about the depth of the team’s batting lineup. Similarly, the bowling unit has failed to leave an impression, with top spinner Rashid Khan having had a disappointing start to the season. Khan has taken just eight wickets in ten matches, and his lack of penetration has shown that GT is unable to put pressure on opposing hitters.
Time is running out for both RCB and GT, and going forward, every game is a must-win for them as the stakes keep getting higher. When they play in Bengaluru tonight, both teams will want to play their best cricket because the margin of error is closing.