In the league stage this season, Lucknow and Bangalore competed in one match and RCB won by 18 runs. Royal Challengers Bangalore, who batted first in the match, scored 181 for 6 in 20 overs. Captain Fa Duplessis scored 96. Lucknow, who set a target of 182, were able to score only 163 for 8 in the allotted overs.
The Gujarat Titans, who beat Rajasthan in Qualifier 1, will advance directly to the final. The winner of that match will face Gujarat in the final.