Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) are set to confront in the 34th match of ongoing Indian Premier League. The game is scheduled to begin at 4:00 PM on 29th April 2017. The match will be played at Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium located in Pune. This will be an eighth match for RPS while RCB will be playing its 10th match in this edition of IPL.
Performance of both teams hasn’t been much impressive throughout this series of T20 cricket matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore commenced its journey in this tournament with a defeat in opening game, which was played against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 5th April. The team played nine matches and won only two games. Led by Virat Kohli, RCB holds seventh rank in IPL 2017 points table.
On other side, Rising Pune Supergiants started its journey in this tournament by acquiring victory in its very first game which was played against Mumbai Indians on 6th April. The team played eight games and won four matches out of it. Led by Australian cricketer Steven Smith, Pune’s team lost four games and earned 8 points with the victories in four matches. Presently, the team secures fourth rank in IPL 2017 points table.
Victory of RPS isn’t going to affect its position in the points table as the team will continue to maintain the fourth rank. RCB may loose its seventh place and get declined to eighth rank only if it fails to win this game. RCB’s victory in this match will hike its rank in IPL 2017 points table. RCB has -1.401 net run rate while RPS’s net run rate is -0.666. Let’s see how both these powerful teams confront for the victory in this important match.