RCB failed to chase big score at Bangalore

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 | 0

Indian Premier League 2018 has started once again. It is the 11th season of the tournament where IPL is currently regarded as one of the most popular T20 league cricket competition in the World. In the ongoing season of IPL, most of the cases second batting team used to win the match but finally after passing number of matches a 2nd batting team faced defeat. The team is Royal Challengers Bangalore or RCB. RCB failed to chase big score at Bangalore.

RCB failed to chase big score at Bangalore

In Bangalore where the home venue of RCB named M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore the match between RCB and Rajasthan Royals or RR was executed. But, RCB did not use their home venue facility and finally lost the match.

RCB and RR both are the founding member of Indian Premier League and since the beginning they used to take part here. But last two years, Rajasthan Royals did not take part in IPL because they were suspended from the tournament due to unhealthy betting action. Now, they have passed the stage and since the ongoing season, they have joined here.

Including the last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, RR has played total three matches in the season. They failed to start the season with victory but faced defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad. But rest two matches were won by the team RR. On the other side, RCB also failed to win the inaugural match and they total played three matches. They won only one match so far.

The last match between RCB and RR was the 11th match of the tournament which was taken place in 15th April, 2018. In the match, RCB won the toss and as usual decided to bowl first. Like old times, they thought to win the match by chasing the target but RR played very well. with Rahane and Short, they made a good start. Later, Samson came up and scored unbeaten 92 runs. Rahane scored 36 runs where Stokes scored 27 runs so far. Couple of players added few more runs and so, by finishing 20 overs, RR presented 217 runs target in front of RCB. They lost only four wickets in the match. Woakes and Chahal took two wickets for the team RCB.

Later, RCB started to chase the score. However, the score was so big and it was almost not possible to chase. But also RCB tried hard. De Kock scored 26 runs, Kohli scored 57 runs and Mandeep scored 47 runs for the team. At the end of 20 overs, team RCB finished their innings scoring 198 runs by losing six wickets. So, they were defeated by19 runs so far.

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