The league stages are finally over after what felt like an eternity. And after the mad-rush for the playoff spots, all four of which were decided only after the final round of matches, it’s playoff time in the Indian Premier League!

Powered by an in-form Virat Kohli’s inspirational leadership, Royal Challengers Bangalore would look to inch closer to a maiden IPL title triumph when they take on table-toppers Gujarat Lions in the Qualifier I, at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

So what’s been the teams’ form coming into this match? Who are the key players to watch out for? (Duh!) What are the key battles? Here’s a preview:

A reminder that the last time these two teams at this met ground, this happened:

Who will come out on top? Something tells us, the toss is going to play a big role.

With PTI inputs