RCB vs DC Weather Updates: Rain gods favour hosts as Faf and co. pick up 47-run win

RCB vs DC Weather Updates: Rain gods favour hosts as Faf and co. pick up 47-run win

It has been raining incessantly through out the day, will the showers washout RCB's hope of qualifying for IPL 2024 playoffs?

Rain did not play spoilsport at the M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru as RCB picked up a 47-run win over DC. With this win, RCB have kept their hopes of qualifying for IPL Playoffs alive.

Still raining

As per sources, it looks like it is still raining in Bengaluru, and it’s going to be a long day.

Rishabh Pant’s cryptic post on Bengaluru weather

Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the weather in Bengaluru ahead of RCB vs DC match. Catch all real-time updates on the weather as rain might play spoilsport at M Chinnaswamy stadium.

RCB Under threat

If RCB end up not winning this match vs DC, their chances of qualifying for the playoffs will further diminish.

Clear skies

Virat is here

Toss done

DC opt to bowl first vs RCB.

Playing XIs

Faf du Plessis(c), Virat Kohli, Will Jacks, Rajat Patidar, Cameron Green, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik(w), Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal

Jake Fraser-McGurk, Abishek Porel(w), Shai Hope, Kumar Kushagra, Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel(c), Kuldeep Yadav, Rasikh Dar Salam, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

Match will start in time

RCB struggle

After 5 overs, RCB have lost both openers — Virat Kohli and Faf. It is 51/2 in 5 overs.

RCB dominate DC bowlers

Rajat Patidar is one fire as he leads the onslaught against DC bowlers.

RCB are 112/2 in 10.2 overs.

Two More wickets

Patidar and Will Jacks depart in quick succession. But RCB look set for 200.

RCB are 146/4 in 15.5 overs.

RCB innings ends

Green remains unbeaten on 32 from 24 and RCB would feel they are 15 runs short.

RCB are 187/9 in 20 overs.

DC start chase

Warner is out early, as Swapnil picks up the wicket.

DC are 24/1 in 2 overs.

DC start chase

Warner is out early, as Swapnil picks up the wicket.

DC are 24/1 in 2 overs.

DC in trouble

Delhi are in deep trouble at the moment as they are 66/4. Axar and Shai Hope are in the middle.

DC are 66/4 in 7.3 overs.

Axar slams 50

And stand-in skipper Axar has slammed a fifty out of no where in 30 deliveries only. He needs some support.

DC are 118/6 in 13.1 overs.

DC on verge of huge defeat

Delhi Capitals are nine wickets down and are inches away from a crushing defeat at the hands of RCB.

DC are 139/9 in 18.4 overs.

This jeopardises Royal Challengers Bengaluru‘s prospects of qualifying for the playoffs, since for anything less than a win in the game tonight, they would be out of the race, and given the present weather, the odds of the game happening are slim.

Bengaluru weather ahead of RCB vs DC

It has been raining incessantly since the morning in different parts of the city with gusts of wins blowing over. Thunderstorms and light showers have already been predicted around the venue in the evening starting from about 6.30 PM according to Accuweather.

During the match, the precipitation is likely to be varied between 35 and 45 per cent. Reports also state that a storm will last until 8 p.m., with substantial local rainfall as well. It also shows isolated thunderstorms from 9 to 10 p.m. before returning to cloudy skies between 10 and 11 p.m. However, there will be rain, and the game will most likely be curtailed like it was on Saturday in Kolkata.

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What happens if RCB vs DC is washed out

Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore are still vying for a berth in the top four. DC has a considerably better standing, with 12 points, but a net run rate of -0.316. RCB has 10 points from as many matches and an NRR of +0.217. They have won their last four consecutive matches.

RCB still needs to win their remaining 2 matches to be on 14 points. The job is not easy as they will have to better their NRR and hope favourable conditions work for them. On the other hand, As things stand, DC need to win their last couple of matches and hope for favourable conditions. So if the rain washes out the game, the teams are out of contention of the IPL 2024 playoffs


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