In the arena of Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium, a monumental clash is set to unfold as Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) prepare to face off against their formidable southern rivals, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), on May 18. Beyond the pursuit of victory, both teams vie for a coveted position in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 playoffs. This highly anticipated encounter ignites fervour among fans, especially the ardent RCB supporters, who view this match as a pivotal moment.

Yet, their enthusiasm may encounter a setback as adverse weather looms over the city. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) anticipates high humidity and a 90 percent chance of rainfall on the evening of May 18. Weather projections for Bengaluru from May 14 to 17 suggest a partly cloudy sky with intermittent rain or thunderstorms. Similarly, from May 18 to 20, the forecast indicates partly cloudy conditions with a likelihood of rain or thunderstorms.

The current position of both teams

CSK currently occupy the 4th position on the points table, boasting 14 points from 13 matches and a commendable net run rate of +0.528. Meanwhile, the team at the 6th spot has accrued 12 points in the same number of matches. Both teams are eagerly eyeing victory in their upcoming match, aiming to secure a playoff berth with a convincing margin.

Fans start a meme fest on the internet

The winning team of this match will secure a spot in the playoffs. However, despite the weather conditions, fans swiftly initiated a meme fest on social media platforms.

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Here is how fans reacted:

https://x.com/imVKohli83/status/1790607542772711735

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https://x.com/BoiesX45/status/1791361908198854882

https://x.com/smileagainraja/status/1791377738994958743

https://x.com/Akash_jd07/status/1790938028221046989

https://x.com/GhufraanAneeb/status/1789878821363102068

https://x.com/adheeraeditz/status/1788994963545506132

https://x.com/adheeraeditz/status/1791157361903849724

https://x.com/sri_ashutosh08/status/1790768999783182738

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