RCB vs Rajasthan Royals:- A Royal Win for RCB against RR, Kudos to the team ! ! !
RCB won by 46 runs as we got to see the Dilshan-De Villers show with the bat and young lad Appanna picked up a neat 4 wicket haul, a bright future prospect for RCB.
The 1st question would have arised in everyone’s mind would have been why didn’t Chris Gayle open and why was Virat kohli send as an opener instead. All right, it was a different combination and it was good to see a change too, if it would have clicked there was nothing like it and Chris Gayle may have been more dangerous in the last 10 overs instead. But sadly it didn’t work but nevertheless, there was no harm in giving a try in one of the match which we did today. Sometimes changes are good and Vice Versa.
The Dil-Scoop and The Vil-Scoop:-
Virat Kohli made 16 runs as an openers today and Chris Gayle managed just 4 coming at No.4. This gave opportunity to Tillakaratne Dilshan too play all way along for the Royal Challengers Bangalore and show his class as he had flopped after coming into this season in the start. Even as Mayank Agarwal fell too after hitting a six, it was Tillakaratne Dilshan and AB De Villiers partnership in the making for RCB. the deadly duo added 122 runs in just 8.2 overs and took the total to a big one for RCB as they set a Target of 190 runs making 189 from 20 overs.
AB De Villiers played his Vil-Scoop and Tillakaratne Dilshan knocked down his Dil-Scoop to the boundaries leaving Rajasthan Royals in trouble. After Dilshan laid the platform batting till the end scoring 76 in just 58 balls, AB on other hand waved his magic wand yet again and kept hitting boundaries after boundaries and went on to make 2nd Fastest Half-Century in IPL scoring a firing 59 runs in just 23 balls with 5 Gigantic Sixers and 3 Fours.
RCB bowlers defended the total, troubled the batsmen and won by 46 runs:-
The Rajasthan Royals began their chase with The Wall looking as solid as ever scoring a brisk pace and keeping the run rate in check within 7 rpo. Even though Rahul Dravid was playing his part well, he saw his partners fall one after the other after a steady opening stand as very soon it became 91-4 for the team when the Wall fell. There was not much hopes left for Rajasthan Royals as the young K P Appanna put the balls spot on to the batsmen and got them out one after the other ending with figures of 4-19. It was good to see a young bowler emerging as a hero for RCB. The fielding of the Royal Challengers Bangalore was of high standard as the bowlers put up a brilliant show as the target was all but too huge for Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 46 runs in the end.
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