20th match of ongoing cricket tournament of Indian Premier League is about to be played between Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Both the teams have won only one match throughout this series of cricket competition. Till now, RCB has played five matches while GL has played four matches. RCB ranks eighth in IPL 2017 points table and GL has secured 7th rank in the same chart.
The twentieth match of this year’s IPL is going to be played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, which is located at Rajkot. The game is slated to begin at sharp 8:00 PM on 18th April. Both teams need victory in this game so as to move in the list top four teams with maximum points. Both teams will be contending hard to win the game as the winning team will improve its rank in IPL 2017 points table.
Gujarat Lions has lost three matches. The team faced defeats in the matches played against Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad. GL won only one game which was played against Rising Pune Supergiants. GL’s net run rate is -1.084. On other hand, Virat Kohli led RCB too has succeeded in winning only one matches out of five.
Team RCB lost its opening game against defending champions i.e. Sunrisers Hyderabad on 5th April. The team won its second match in IPL 2017. RCB defeating Delhi Daredevils in 5th match of the tournament. The team won that game by 15 runs and failed to maintain consistency in its journey of victory in this series of cricket matches. The team lost in next three matches and its rank in points table dropped down to the last position.