Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) quick bowler Harshal Patel has dethroned Andre Russell on the prime of the IPL 2021 Purple Cap checklist and now has 7 wickets to his title. There was no change on the Orange Cap checklist, with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Nitish Rana sitting fairly on the prime of the pile with a tally of 137 runs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) batsman Manish Pandey adopted up his unbeaten 61 towards KKR with a 39-ball 38 tonight, thus breaking into the highest 3 of the IPL 2021 Orange Cap checklist with 99 runs. His teammate Jonny Bairstow might solely handle 12 runs towards RCB, however he occupies ninth place after scoring 55 off 40 balls within the earlier match.
RCB star Glenn Maxwell appeared to have discovered his mojo within the league. He registered his first IPL fifty in 5 years and moved as much as 4th on the Orange Cap checklist with a tally of 98 runs. His skipper, Virat Kohli, completes the highest 10 with 66 runs from 2 matches thus far.
Within the IPL 2021 Purple Cap checklist, SRH leggie Rashid Khan moved into the highest 3 after returning spectacular figures of two for 18 tonight. He has scalped 2 wickets every within the first 2 video games. Seamer Jason Holder, who performed his first IPL 2021 recreation tonight, picked 3 wickets and catapulted himself into seventh place.
Shahbaz Ahmed, RCB’s trump card towards SRH, is one slot above Holder on the sixth spot. The left-arm orthodox bowler picked 3 for 7 and turned the match on its head to present RCB their second successive win.
The motion will now shift to Mumbai as one other high-scoring contest awaits the Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Delhi Capitals (DC). RR captain Sanju Samson would look to wrest the IPL 2021 Orange Cap from Rana, and the DC opening duo of Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan aren’t too far-off both.
Shahbaz Ahmad’s triple-wicket over helps RCB go prime of the IPL 2021 desk
26-year-old Shahbaz Ahmed’s triple-wicket over helped the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) come again into the sport and put up a slim six-run win over the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 6 of IPL 2021 on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday (April 14).
RCB’s second consecutive win took them prime of the IPL 2021 desk, whereas David Warner’s boys languish in seventh after shedding their second match on the trot.
After Warner gained the toss and opted to subject, Bhuvneshwar Kumar jolted RCB within the third over by eradicating comeback opener Devdutt Padikkal (11 off 13) with simply 19 runs on the board. Though they managed to get by the powerplay with out additional injury, the transfer to advertise Shahbaz Ahmed (14 off 10) flopped as RCB misplaced him off the primary ball after the obligatory subject restrictions.
Skipper Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell then strung collectively probably the most fruitful RCB stand value 44 runs off 36 balls. However as soon as Jason Holder (3 for 30) removed Kohli for a 29-ball 33, the onus fell on Maxwell (59 off 41) to get RCB to a aggressive complete. And the 14.25-crore signing didn’t disappoint, smashing his first IPL fifty since 2016 and propelling his aspect to 149 for 8.
In reply, SRH didn’t have the very best of begins as Mohammed Siraj accounted for Wriddhiman Saha (1 off 9) within the third over. Captain David Warner (54 off 37) and Manish Pandey (38 off 39) then cast an 83-run second-wicket stand to place SRH within the driver’s seat. However what adopted was akin to all IPL 2021 matches performed in Chennai this season.
Each set batsmen received out as spin and cutters got here into play. The knockout punch was delivered by left-arm spinner Shahbaz Ahmed (3 for 7), who eliminated Jonny Bairstow (12 off 13), Manish Pandey (38 off 39) and Abdul Samad (0 off 2) within the seventeenth over. Though Rashid Khan injected some momentum into the chase with a 9-ball 17, Harshal Patel (2 for 25) held his nerve to limit SRH to 143 for 9.