Sensational hitting from Rajat Patidar helped Royal Challengers Bangalore to post 207 runs in 20 overs against Lucknow Super Giants in the eliminator match of 2022 IPL T20 tournament. Winning the toss, LSG asked RCB to bat on this Eden Gardens pitch. Bangalore lost their captain in the first over as Faf Du Plessis returned to the pavilion for duck.
There was help for bowlers at the initial stage but then after batters did exceptionally well and hitting the ball all over the boundary. LSG bowlers did well their part but fielding let them down as captain KL Rahul dropped Dinesh Karthik’s catch while he was batting on just 2 meanwhile Rajat Patidar’s catch was also dropped by Deepak Hooda.
Rajat remained unbeaten on 112 runs that includes 12 fours and 7 sixes. Karthik played 37 runs crucial knock in 23 balls.