Chris Gayle will look to fire once again © IANS
Chris Gayle will look to fire once again © IANS

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 at at Pune. RCB finished third in the IPL 2015 table and RR finished behind them at No.4. The winner of this match will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as they lost the Qualifier One at the hands of Mumbai Indians (MI), who through their win have directly qualified to the IPL 2015 final. Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2015 Eliminator: Preview

RCB have had a mixed tournament. But ever since Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers started occupying the first three positions in the batting line-up, their season seems to have resurrected. Mitchell Starc missed the first few games of the season, but he has performed exceedingly well in all the games he has participated. IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore face-off in Eliminator

The team who loses this match will automatically crash out of the tournament. So, this is RCB’s and RR’s last chance to keep their hopes of making it to the IPL 2015 final alive.