Dominant RCB thrash Kings XI by 10 wickets to stay one other day

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Information 14 Might 2018, 22:42 IST





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Indore Might 14 (PTI) Royal Challengers Bangalore produced a dominating efficiency to outclass Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets and keep afloat within the Indian Premier League right here immediately.

After bundling out Kings XI for paltry 88, RCB chased down the goal with consummate ease, reaching 92 for no loss in eight.1 overs.

Skipper Virat Kohli led from the entrance with the bat with an unbeaten 48 whereas Parthiv Patel made unbeaten 40 to assist RCB romp dwelling.

Kohli struck six fours and two towering sixes throughout his 28-ball unbeaten knock, whereas Parthiv’s innings was laced with seven boundaries.

Whereas Kings XI slumped to their third successive loss, RCB improved upon their web run fee by sealing the victory in eight.1 overs.

RCB now have 10 factors from 12 video games, similar as Kings XI with two video games remaining for the each groups.

Earlier, Kings XI wilted beneath strain as a spirited RCB bundled them out for paltry 88 within the must-win match.

Despatched into bat, Kings XI innings by no means obtained going as they misplaced wickets like pack of playing cards from the onset to be bowled out in 15.1 overs.

Backed by some good fielding, Umesh Yadav (three/23) got here up with a formidable bowling effort up entrance to destabilise the Kings XI innings.

Moreover, Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal (1/6), Colin de Grandhomme (1/eight), Moeen Ali (1/13) and Mohammed Siraj (1/17) picked up a wicket every.

Aaron Finch top-scored for Kings XI with a 23-ball 26 whereas KL Rahul made 21 up the order.

RCB bowlers have been very effectively complemented by some good outfield catching and three runs outs.

Kings XI witnessed a horrible begin to their innings after being despatched into bat as they misplaced 4 wickets with the scoreboard studying simply 50 in 6.5 overs.

Rahul gave Kings XI a brisk begin with a 15-ball 21 within the firm of Chris Gayle (18) earlier than Yadav struck twin blows within the fifth over, dismissing each the openers.

Whereas Rahul pulled one straight to de Grandhomme a deep sq. leg, Gayle departed in comparable style caught by Siraj off one other brief supply three balls later.

To make issues worse for Kings XI, Karun Nair edged a supply straight to RCB skipper Kohli on the lone slip within the subsequent over.

Wickets saved on tumbling for Kings XI as Marcus Stoinis and Mayank Agarwal too perished when their group wanted them probably the most.

Whereas Stoinis was cleaned up by Chahal, Agarwal obtained a faint edge to a de Grandhomme supply within the leg facet and Patel did the remainder behind the stumps.

From there on, Kings XI by no means actually recovered and have been ultimately bundled out for the second lowest complete of this years IPL, courtesy some sensible work on the subject by RCB fielders

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