RCB managed a victory at last

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, April 16th, 2018 | 0

Royal Challengers Bangalore or RCB is one of the most popular franchise team in Indian Premier League or IPL. They are one of the founding member of IPL and since the beginning of the tournament IPL they used to take part in it and yet to miss any season. So, it was their 11th episode of IPL as well where they did not win any IPL title in their career despite of being one of the top contender of the tournament. They played final three times but due to bad luck they could not win any time. However, in the ongoing season of IPL RCB failed to make an impressive start but in their opening match, they were defeated by KKR. But in the 2nd match of the team, RCB managed a victory at last. The match was against Kings XI Punjab and RCB faced them at their home venue.

RCB managed a victory at last

The match between RCB and KXIP was taken place in 13th April, 2018 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. Earlier the match RCB won the toss and as usual taking to bowl first. They faced defeat in their first match against KKR by batting first. So, bowling was the only solution for them. So, there were no other option for Kings XI Punjab but started to bat first.

KXIP were the team which lost their all wickets before finishing 20 overs. They played total 19.2 overs in the innings and lost all wickets. Rahul and Agarwal started the innings for the team and added 32 runs jointly. Agarwal scored 15 runs where Rahul scored 47 runs highest for the team. Just two more players added few more runs named Nair who scored 29 runs and captain Ashwin scored 33 runs so far. In 19.2 overs KXIP scored 155 runs so far. Yadav took three wickets where Woakes, Sundar and Khejroliya took two wickets each for the team RCB.

Later, RCB came to chase the score. 155 runs was not big enough for RCB because they had a great batting line up. De Kock and McCullum started the innings but McCullum failed to open his innings. He faced 1 ball only. Later, Kohli came with Kock and played a bit. He scored 21 runs only where Kock scored 45 runs. De Villiers played well and scored highest 57 runs in 40 balls. RCB lost six wickets in 19.3 overs and reached the destination. Ashwin took two wickets for the team KXIP.

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