It was a super fun-day Monday at Sharjah, in the Dream 11 IPL 2020 – Match 28. RCB with The Classic Mr. 360’s stunning knock, beaten up KKR with a huge margin of 82 runs and climbed up to 3rd position in the points table.
RCB Vs KKR Toss
RCB Vs KKR: Earlier, after winning Toss, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Skipper Virat Kohli decided to bat first, and their openers vindicated the decision by putting 67 runs partnership for the first wicket. Youngster Devdutt Padikkal continued his form and put 32 runs on board before Russel bowled him. On the other end, the very experienced Aaron Finch was a bit unlucky as he missed his half-century with just 3 runs, he has gifted his wicket to Prasidh Krishna, who was playing his 2nd match in this season. Skipper Virat Kohli was a bit slow in starting but he kept the scorer busy running for singles and doubles. Kohli hit only one Four in his 33 runs innings. But once again, it was going to be an ABD show. After a slow start, de Villiers took charge and show no mercy on KKR’s bowlers. He banged 73 runs in just 33 balls with 5 boundaries and 6 massive sixes. His 100 runs partnership with captain Kohli set a huge total of 194 runs on board for RCB.
On the other hand, grabbing a thrilling win from Kings XI Punjab in their last match, Kolkata Night Riders was like nowhere in this contest. Their Bowling line up was totally missing the spark. They must have missed Sunil Narine, who was not in playing XI for this match. KKR gave chance to England’s so-called T20 specialist Tom Banton but he failed to prove himself in his debut match. Their batting line up collapsed very badly in front of RCB’s magnificent bowling. Opener Shubhman Gill was the only batsman who tried to struggle and put 34 runs on board. But unfortunately, it was not his day as he got run out on Eoin Morgan’s call. RCB’s power-play expert Washington Sunder and magical Chahal did not give any chance to KKR’s batsmen, to open their hands in middle overs. As a result, Kolkata’s team could only manage 112 runs after losing 9 wickets in 20 overs.
RCB Beat KKR
After this fantastic win over KKR, RCB Squad have managed to secure 3rd position in the points table. In spite of a shaking start, they have managed to get back their pace again in the tournament. However, KKR is on next to RCB in the points table. They don’t lack potential though, as they were going very good in previous matches. They just have to work hard on consistency and performance of the middle order. Let’s see what’s coming up next for these two teams. That’s it for this contest, will come up with the next match highlights very soon, till then stay tuned.