RCB vs RR IPL Highlights: Rain Washes Out Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals Match In Bengaluru

Updated:01 May 2019 00:53 IST

IPL 2019, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals Highlights: RCB were knocked out while RR live to fight another day.

RCB vs RR IPL Highlights: Rain Washes Out Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals Match In Bengaluru
RCB vs RR IPL Score: Sanju Samson top-scored for Rajasthan Royals with 28 runs. © BCCI/IPL

The rain washed out the game between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. RR skipper won the toss and decided to bowl but the rain delayed the start of the match. Finally, after final inspection at 11:05 pm umpires deiced for a five overs a side game. For RCB, skipper Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers came to open the innings. Both the batsmen started positively and fetched 23 runs in the first over by Varun Aaron. The game changed in innings' second over bowled by Shreyas Gopal, who took a hat-trick and helped RR restrict RCB to 62/7. Chasing a target of 63, RR batsmen started cautiously scoring 22 of first two overs. In third over of the innings Sanju Samson changed gears and hit 17 runs. Kohli brought Yuzvendra Chahal in to attack who dismissed Samson on his second delivery. After the rain started pouring once again, umpires were left with no choice but to call off the game. Both teams shared one points each and RCB were knocked out while RR live to another day. (SCORECARD)

IPL 2019 Highlights Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals, straight from M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

  • 00:32 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Thank You for joining us!

    Thanks for staying with us so late in the night. It's sad that gamed ended this way. Good night!
  • 00:29 (IST)May 01, 2019

    The match has been abandoned!

    What a sad end to the game! Both teams share a point each. RCB are out of the tournament and RR live to fight another day.
  • 00:26 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Guess what! Covers are back!

    The rain has started pouring once again and covers are back. The players can be seen shaking hands with each other. 
  • 00:25 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Samson departs!

    Chahal gets Samson off his first second ball of the over. Samson departs.
  • 00:22 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Great over for RR

    Samson hits two biggies and a four in the third over to keep Rajasthan Royals in hunt. Remember its is a must-win game for RR.
  • 00:21 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Two sixes!

    Snaju Samson is timing it perfectly. He has collected two sixes in this over.
  • 00:16 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Saini is using his variations!

    Wonder comeback from Saini. He concedes only two off last four balls after being hit for 10 off first two.
  • 00:15 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Dropped!

    A tough chance for Klassen who dived full length. He certainly saved a certain four. Every ball is an event here.
  • 00:13 (IST)May 01, 2019

    In the air and over the ropes!

    Saini bowls short. Livingstone gets the desired connection waiting inside his crease. He clears his front leg and hits the over the long on fielder.
  • 00:12 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Livingstone goes hard!

    Navdeep Saini bowls fast and Livingstone goes to backfoot and hits him for a four.
  • 00:10 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Four!

    Samson plays it well. The length ball from Umesh Yadav on the pads and it was asking for a treatment.
  • 00:07 (IST)May 01, 2019

    Six!

    Samson hits Umesh Yadav on the rise for a six over long on boundary.
  • 23:57 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Final delivery! Just a single.

    RCB end with 62/7 after five overs. Rajasthan Royals bowlers made an excellent comeback.
  • 23:56 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Negi also goes for foyr!

    Seventh RCB wicket falls in form of Negi. He edged it faintly to the keeper.
  • 23:55 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Four!

    Thomas goes short, Negi hoicks his bat and the ball goes over the keeper's head for a four.
  • 23:54 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Klassen departs!

    Klassen departs after scoring just six runs.
  • 23:53 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Wide!

    Thomas tries to bowl away from the batsman and but it was way too far. The umpire signals a wide.
  • 23:52 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Free Hit!

    Free hit for RCB. Klassen could take any advantage of that, hits it directly to fielder. 
  • 23:51 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Another wicket!

    Partiv Patel tries to clear the short fine leg fielder but hits it straight to Thomas who completes a simple catch. RCB batsmen have faltered after a solid start. The credit also goes to RR bowlers.
  • 23:49 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Fifty up for RCB!

    Parthiv hits a welcome boundary for RCB which also completes the team fifty.
  • 23:44 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Riyan Parag gets wicket!

    RR have put RCB batsmen under control. Another RCB wicket falls. Riyan Parag is the bowler who celebrates his wicket with traditional Bihu move.
  • 23:41 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Hat-trick!

    Shreyas Gopal silences the Chinnaswamy crowd with a hat-trick. Stoinis goes out without scoring. Wonderful comeback by the youngster after being hit for 10 off first two balls. This might prove to be the key moment in the match.
  • 23:39 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Two in two for S Gopal!

    This time AB De Villiers hits it high in the air and Riyan Parag completes the catch.
  • 23:37 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Kohli out!

    RCB skipper departs. S Gopal bowled the wrong one. Kohli fetches it from outside off and tries to hit it over the long on boundary for a maximum but Livingstone completes a simple catch.
  • 23:35 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Shreyas Gopal also goes for plenty!

    Virat Kohli welcomes Shreyas Gopal with a six over long on ropes. He follows it up with a four through extra cover. 
  • 23:31 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Outside edge and four!

    Aaron bowled full and De Villiers edged it past the short third man fielder for a four. RCB won't mind these runs.
  • 23:28 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Back to back sixes for Kohli!

    Aaron has conceded two sixes off first two balls. The first one over long off boundary while the other over deep third man.
  • 23:26 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Kudos

    The groundstaff has done a tremendous job. Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers have come out to bat for RCB and understandably so. For RR Varun Aaron will bowl. Every bowler can bowl only over.
  • 23:19 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    We're set for an explosive game!

    The rain God has answered all your prayers. Stay tuned for we will witness loads of fours and sixes.
    Reminder: Rajasthan Royals won the toss and invited Royal Challengers Bangalore to bat. 
  • 23:13 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Finally a good news! Five overs match confirmed!

    The umpires have confirmed, it will be a five-overs-a-side game and it will start at 11:26 pm.
  • 23:00 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Next inspection at 11:05 pm

    Umpires have walked back after the inspection. The conditions did not satisfy the umpires and they have scheduled another inspection for 11:05 pm.

  • 22:43 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Stay tuned!

    Umpires are out in the middle for inspection. We will get an official word in two minutes.
  • 22:39 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Rahul Dravid is in the ground!

    Rahul Dravid is cheering for his former team, but which one? Looks like he is sitting among both RR and RCB fans. The former India batsman has represented both Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore so it will be interesting to see who is he supporting tonight.
  • 22:24 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Inspection at 10:40 pm!

    Another update coming in from the centre. The match officials will assess the conditions at 10:40 pm. 
  • 22:06 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Covers are coming off!

    Good news! The covers are coming off. Keep your fingers crossed!
  • 21:47 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    The rain is getting heavier!

    The reports coming from the centre are not good. The rain has intensified and we have already lost eight overs and we continue to lose more.
  • 21:17 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Overs start reducing now!

    We will start losing overs now. From here onwards the match will reduce by one over every four minutes.
  • 21:06 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Rain is playing hide and seek!

    Some of the outfield covers are back on as it started to drizzle once again in Bengaluru.

  • 21:03 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Umpires are out in the middle!

    Umpires and the RCB coaching staff are out in the middle for an inspection. Looks like we will have a start soon. Fingers crossed especially if you are a Rajasthan fan.
  • 21:01 (IST)Apr 30, 2019

    Good news! Rain has stopped!

    Good news from the centre. The rain has stopped and the covers are coming off and the supersoppers are in action at M Chinnaswamy.
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