Eden Gardens will host the IPL 2022 Eliminator between LSG and RCB.© BCCI/IPL
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will face each other in the Eliminator of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday. The teams finished third and fourth respectively in the competition stage and the winner of the clash will go on to face Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 2. There were fears of rain affecting Qualifier 1 on Tuesday, but luckily the match was cleared in its entirety. played without any weather interruptions. Also on Wednesday, the game will continue as planned.
According to AccuWeather, the sky will be “mostly clear” until 9 p.m. and then “clear.”
Thunderstorms are expected until approximately 4pm, after which the skies are expected to clear to allow uninterrupted play.
If rain gods are a bummer and play cannot be played in regular time, then a Super Over could decide the fate of the two teams.
If, in the event that a Super Over is also not possible, the ranking will take precedence and the winner will be determined, the PTI news agency reported in an IPL briefing note reported Monday.
“The number of overs in the playoff game can be reduced, if necessary, so that each side can bat five overs,” PTI reported, citing the IPL guidelines.
“For the Eliminator and any Playoff Qualifiers, if it is not possible to schedule a five-over game to be completed at the end of extra time on the original day, the teams, if circumstances permitting, a Super Over to determine the winner of the relevant Eliminator or Qualifier match.” If the Super Over is not possible, “the team that has finished highest in the ranking after the 70 games of the regular season will be declared the winner of the relevant play-off game or final”, it added.
While Qualifier 1 and Eliminator are scheduled at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, Qualifier 2 and the final are scheduled at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
(with PTI inputs)
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