Lucknow Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata- IPL 2022 Eliminator


Lucknow Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata- IPL 2022 Eliminator. Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore will clash with each other in the Eliminator match of IPL 2022 playoffs.

The Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Eliminator match takes place on May 25 (Wednesday) at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. Lucknow Super Giants, led by KL Rahul, played 14 games during the league stage. The team bagged victories in 9 games and lost 5. With 18 points and a net run rate slightly lower than Rajasthan Royals, LSG finished in the 3rd spot in the points table.

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Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). Image: IPL/BCCI

Talking about Royal Challengers Bangalore, the team played 14 games during the league stage of IPL 2022. They won 8 games and lost 6 out of 14. With 16 points, RCB finished at the 4th place in the points table and grabbed a place in the playoffs. RCB is led by Faf du Plessis.

Wanindu Hasaranga, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore. Image: BCCI/IPL

LSG and RCB faced each other only once earlier in their tournament. In that match, RCB outplayed LSG by 18 runs. Batting first in the match, RCB piled up 181-6 on the scoreboard. Faf du Plessis scored stunning 96 runs for the team after arriving at the crease as an opener. For LSG, Dushmantha Chameera and Ravi Bishnoi picked 2 wickets each.

Faf Du Plessis
Faf Du Plessis. Image: BCCI/IPL

Lucknow Super Giants face turmoil at the start of their batting. Opener Quinton de Kock got out at just 3 runs. One-down Manish Pandey also lost his wickets for just 6 runs. Later, KL Rahul returned to the dugout after hitting 30 runs. Krunal Pandya scored a good knock of 42 runs.

Krunal Pandya (Image Credits: IPL)
Krunal Pandya (Image Credits: IPL)

However, RCB bowlers executed a stunning bowling show to restrict LSG a victory. Josh Hazlewood picked a 4-wicket haul while Harshal Patel picked 2 wickets. Halting Lucknow Super Giants at 163-8, RCB won the match by 18 runs. Faf du Plessis won the man of the match award for his fabulous 96 run-knock.

Josh Hazlewood RCB (Image Credits: IPL)
Josh Hazlewood RCB (Image Credits: IPL)

Lucknow Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata- IPL 2022 Eliminator

Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Eliminator match of IPL 2022, will take place on May 25 (Wednesday) at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. The match begins at 7.30 PM IST.

KL Rahul and Faf du Plessis, LSG vs RCB, IPL 2022, Lucknow Super Giants, Royal Challengers Bangalore
KL Rahul and Faf du Plessis (Credits: IPL/BCCI)

According to reports weather.com, the temperature of Kolkata city on May 25 (Wednesday) will be 34° Celcius during the day and fall to 27° Celcius at night. The sky will be hazy and witness thunderstorms in the afternoon.

At night, the sky will be partly cloudy and might witness thunderstorms. The chances of rain are 48% during the day and 31% at night. Hence, the match can be affected by rain. The humidity will be around 70% during the day and rise to 83% at night.

Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata is a high-scoring ground. The pitch is good for batting while spinners also enjoy nice support in the matches. The average 1st innings total in T20Is at the stadium is 155 while the average 2nd innings average total is 136.

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