New Delhi: In the 15 matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Royal Challengers Bangalore easily defeated Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets. In this match played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal were the heroes of victory. The decision to bat after winning the toss of Rajasthan Royals captain Smith proved to be absolutely wrong. He scored 154 runs for 6 wickets. Which Bangalore achieved by losing 2 wickets with 5 balls left.
With the help of half-centuries from captain Virat Kohli and in-form Devadatta Padikkal, Royal Challengers Bangalore easily defeated Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets in the 15th match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday. This is Bangalore’s second consecutive win. With this victory, Kohli also avenged the 2014 defeat at the same ground.
At the same time, Rajasthan has lost in the second match in a row. After this win, Bangalore’s team has reached the top of the table with 6 points in 4 matches. On the other hand, Rajasthan lost the match and slipped to number six.
Rajasthan won the toss and batted first to score 154 runs for six wickets, which Bangalore achieved by losing two wickets with five balls to spare. Skipper Kohli returned to form with an unbeaten 72-run knock for Bangalore. He hit seven balls and two sixes off 53 balls. Devutt Padikal hit 6 balls and a six off 45 balls. De Villiers scored 12 not out. Bangalore’s bowling and shooting were good today. Yuzvendra Chahal took 3 wickets from RCB. For Rajasthan, Joffra Archer and Shreyas Gopal took one wicket each.
Also read in Hindi: RCB vs RR: राजस्थान को मिली करारी शिकस्त, बैंगलोर ने 8 विकेट से हराया