The Steve Smith-led side found its rhythm at the business end of the T20 tournament and won a thrilling last league game to enter the final-four after settling at the fourth spot.
RR opener Shane Watson, struck an unbeaten 104 in the final league game to push defending  champions Kolkata Knight Riders out of the title race.
Opener Ajinkya Rahane is also in top form as the Mumbai batsman has amassed 498 runs from 13 games to have a strong chance of taking the orange cap from David Warner (562 from 14 matches, whose team SunRisers Hyderabad failed to make the final-four cut.

RCB, who ended third in the table with the same number of points as RR but a better run-rate, have had their share of losses but the Virat Kohli-led side has inevitably fired when it mattered.

Rajasthan and Bangalore are locked even on head-to-head count with a 7-7 record but the Eliminator battle carries the weight of a title dream for both the sides.

The loser of today's game will bow out of the tournament while the winner will have to play the second qualifier for securing a spot in the final.

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