3 Most memorable matches of the season for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Royal Challengers Bangalore's quest for their elusive IPL title continues as they were knocked out by Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2022 Qualifier 2 game.

RCB made it to the playoffs on the back of Mumbai Indians' five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals.

Lack of intent against Rajasthan, where no one except Rajat Patidar stood up to take the responsibility.

RCB lost to Rajasthan by seven wickets as Jos Buttler scored his fourth century of the season.

Wanindu Hasaranga and Harshal Patel were exceptional with the ball throughout the session as the duo took 45 dismissals together.

Let us take a look at the three games where Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) dominated against their opponents in IPL 2022.

Top-order batsman Rajat Patidar's brilliant 112 took RCB to 207/4 in the Eliminator game against LSG.

1. LSG vs RCB (May 25, Kolkata)

The Madhya Pradesh batsman hit 12 fours and seven sixes at a strike rate of 207.41.

Patidar shared an unbroken 92-run partnership with Dinesh Karthik as RCB added 84 runs in the last five overs.

Karthik later gave momentum to the innings by playing 37 off 23 balls.

Harshal Patel (1/25) and Josh Hazlewood (3/43) in the slog overs helped RCB register a 14-run win.

RCB senior batsman Virat Kohli was seen in his own style at the time of need for RCB to keep their IPL 2022 qualification chances alive.

2. RCB vs GT (May 19, Mumbai)

Kohli came against all odds and smashed a scintillating 73 off 54 balls to propel RCB to an eight-wicket victory.

Kohli completed his 44th IPL fifty against the Titans and his second half-century of the season by hitting Rashid Khan for a six.

He was involved in a 115-run partnership with captain Faf du Plessis as the duo paved the way for a chase of 169.

Glenn Maxwell scored 40 runs in 18 balls with the help of five fours and two sixes.

RCB chased down the target with eight balls to spare.

RCB beat SRH by 67 runs to avenge their humiliating loss in the first leg of the season.

3. SRH vs RCB (May 8, Mumbai)

Skipper Faf du Plessis and Rajat Patidar put on 105 runs for the second wicket, despite Kohli going for the first ball of the game.

Glenn Maxwell (33) played a key role in the middle, before Dinesh Karthik scored 30 off eight balls.

He scored 22 runs in the last four balls of IPL debutant Fazlhaq Farooqui's innings as RCB marched to 192/3.

Leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga bowled brilliantly with 5/18, his first five-wicket haul in T20 cricket, reducing SRH's innings to 125.