The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) registered their biggest-ever win over the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) in Match 25 of IPL 2020. Virat Kohli gained the toss and elected to bat first, and barring the primary half of their innings, RCB have been on prime for many of the remainder of the sport.
The Bangalore franchise didn’t get off to the most effective of begins after Deepak Chahar cleaned up Aaron Finch as early because the third over. Skipper Kohli joined younger Devdutt Padikkal out within the center, and the 2 would share a laborious 53-run earlier than Shardul Thakur put an finish to Padikkal’s distress within the center for a 34-ball 33.
The story of the innings, and the match, could be Kohli’s return to his easiest, nonetheless. His unbeaten 90 off 52 included 4 fours and 4 sixes, and a few spectacular operating between the wickets. Most notably, he dispatched 22-year-old Sam Curran for 3 sixes in a 24-run 18th over en path to serving to his crew submit a aggressive 169-4 of their 20 overs.
The RCB bowlers would begin off on a optimistic notice, tightening the screws on the CSK batsmen proper from the phrase go. The stress would present as each Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson fell whereas making an attempt to hoick Washington Sundar out of the bottom.
Though a 64-run partnership between Ambati Rayudu and N Jagadeesan introduced some hope to the CSK camp. The technique of making an attempt to take the chase deep earlier than going after the bowling would result in their downfall but once more.
Credit score to the RCB bowlers the place it’s due, although. The stress they placed on the Chennai batsmen paid off, with a fit-again Chris Morris being the choose of the bowlers, with figures of three/19 in his 4 overs.
RCB captain Virat Kohli was named Man of the Match for his unbeaten 90 that was so essential to giving their bowlers a complete to defend. All in all, it was an all-round efficiency that acquired them a well-deserved win to take them to fourth on the desk.
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Revealed 11 Oct 2020, 00:14 IST