Rajat Patidar was all over Lucknow Super Giants' bowlers in his team's victory by 12 runs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore had the two best batters at the crease during the last five overs against Lucknow Super Giants. Rajat Patidar and Dinesh Karthik gave a blistering finish to RCB’s innings in the Eliminator of IPL 2022.

The two added 87 runs in the last 30 balls, which is the highest by a team in an IPL playoff.

The Faf du Plessis-led team surpassed the Mumbai Indians landmark, which they had achieved against Delhi Capitals in 2020. The five-time champions accumulated 78 runs in the final stage of the contest.

Most runs by a team in the last 5 overs in an IPL playoff match

87: Bangalore vs. LSG (today)*
78: Mumbai vs. DC (2020)
77: Mumbai vs. RCB (2010)
73: Chennai vs. MI (2012)

While Rajat remained unbeaten on 112 runs, Karthik amassed 37 not out off 23 balls to take their team to 207/4 in 20 overs.

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