- With a 29-run win, Rajasthan Royals have reached the top of the IPL points table.
- Virat Kohli in yet another failure of 9 runs became one of the main reasons for the team’s disaster
- Riyan Parag was the hero of the match who in an unprecedented time came in and played a not 56 runinnings for his team
In the match between the Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore both the team struggled to make runs but one got chance to wriggle out and other got stuck. The match took place at the Maharastra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
In fact, when the match did start the RR team itself was struggling to make runs but by the last-minute efforts made by the Riyan Parag (56* off 31 balls) led the RR team to reach the target of 144 losing 8 wickets.
Although, the target wasn’t that great but was enough to keep bowlers engaged and try their best to seize the match with their skills. And say what, surprisingly they did it too. Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Sen fetched three and four wickets each and giving only 17 and 20 runs, respectively.
On the other side, RCBs had its all-time flop show. The team couldn’t have had a much better chance than winning this match to get to the top but the all-time poor innings from Virat Kohli was added more fire when the rest of the team players also didn’t play well and where send back to the pavilion have an all-out session.
The entire RCB team was seen ending up in the least ever chased runs of 115 (19.3 overs). Same like RR, if any single player could have tried to be on the crease and make runs then definitely the win for RCB was or sure. Despite being the top contenders of this IPL, the team performance has been inconsistent same like our Indian team in former days use to have, and indeed is not a good sign.
But keeping the stuffs of the past in the past, the RCB team should ahead, learning from there mistakes and come out much harder.
The star player of this particular match was Riyan Parag who smashed couple huge sixes and fours making 56 being not out and Kuldeep Sen from the bowling end who fetched 4 wickets for his team.