RPS Wins By 62 Runs

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  • RPS wins the match. RPS: 157/3 thump RCB: 96/9 all out by 61 runs (Kohli 55; Tahir 3/18)
  • Game, set and match! Kohli slices a full ball to deep cover and Mayank Agarwal, the substitute, takes the catch. Virat Kohli c (sub) Mayank Agarwal b Dan Christian 55 (48)
  • WICKET! Badree misses the googly and Tahir gets his third, ends with figures of 4-0-18-3. Samuel Badree b Imran Tahir 2 (7).
  • WICKET! RCB sink further. The googly from Tahir and Milne flicks it to short mid wicket where Steve Smith takes the catch. Adam Milne c Steve Smith b Imran Tahir 5 (8), RCB 71/7 in 15 overs.
  • WICKET! Tahir gets Negi and RCB’s woes deepen. Full and flat delivery outside off, Negi mistimes the lofted shot and finds Christian at long off. Pawan Negi c Dan Christian b Imran Tahir 3 (7).
  • Unadkat concedes just five runs in the 14th over. It is getting more and more difficult for Kohli to time his strokes.
  • WICKET! Washington Sundar removes Sachin Baby for 2. RCB 47/4, need 111 off 68 balls
  • WICKET! Never run of a misfield. Kedar Jadhav does not heed that old cricket saying. He cracks a short ball to point but the fielder dives and fires the throw to the bowler who fumbles, Jadhav and Kohli think about a quick single and Kohli sets off, Jadhav hares down the track but he is sold down the river as he is run-out. Kedar Jadhav (run-out) 7 (12).
  • Imran Tahir is into the attack now. How RCB play him will be the key. This pitch is becoming more sluggish. After seven overs, RCB are 43/2.
  • Kedar Jadhav hits Daniel Christian for a 4! 38/2 (5.3 Ov)
  • WICKET! AB de Villiers c Manoj Tiwary b Lockie Ferguson 3 (8b). Royal Challengers Bangalore 32/2 (4.4 Ovs)
  • WICKET! Unadkat strikes. Head looks to knock a shortish ball to the off side but drags it back on to the stumps. Travis Head b Jaydev Unadkat 2 (5), RCB 11/1 in two overs.
  • D Chahar to V Kohli, 4 runs, 15/1
  • WHAM! Poor ball from Jaydev Unadkat. He bowls a full and wide ball outside off and Kohli creams the drive to cover for a boundary.
  • After 1.0 Ov, Royal Challengers Bangalore 4/0. Travis Head 2 (4b), Virat Kohli 2 (2b)
  • The second innings begins Virat Kohli & Travis Head open
  • No late glory from Dhoni and Rising Pune Supergiant finish on 157/3 after 20 overs, a decent total on a sluggish wicket.
  • Luck favours Rising Pune Supergiant as Manoj Tiwary gets an inside edge. After 19 overs, RPS are 147/3. Looking good for 160-170.
  • 18.4: A Milne to M Tiwary, 4 runs, 145/3
  • MS Dhoni hits Sreenath Aravind for a 6! 137/3 (17.3 Ov)
  • 14 runs off Milne. RPS need more such overs if they are to reach 160. Dhoni and Tiwary hold the key.
  • Manoj Tiwary hits Adam Milne for a 4! 119/3 (16.1 Ov)
  • MS Dhoni has moved to just 2 off 7 balls. RPS are 115/3 after 16 overs. Can they go past 150? This wicket is slightly on the sluggish side.
  • Binny to Smith, OUT! Smith holes out at fine leg for 45. RPS 108/3 in 13.5 overs
  • After 13.0 Ov, Rising Pune Supergiant 98/2. Steven Smith 36 (28b), Manoj Tiwary 18 (14b)
  • Tripathi OUT , Score 58-2
  • After 6.0 Ov, Rising Pune Supergiant 43/1. Rahul Tripathi 29 (20b), Steven Smith 7 (8b)
  • Good comeback from Aravind after being hit first ball for six. Rising Pune Supergiant are 31/1 after five overs, not such a good start in the powerplay for the RPS team.
  • WICKET! A Rahane (6) is out, c Adam Milne b Samuel Badree, 18/1
  • Tripathi gets a reprieve as Kohli drops him at mid-off on 11*. RPS 18/0 in 3 ovs
  • Rahul Tripathi hits Adam Milne for a 4! 18/0 (2.5 Ov)
  • Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane are out in the middle. Adam Milne will open the bowling. Rahane is on the verge of getting to 4000 runs in T20s.
  • Match begins.
  • Teams:Royal Challenger Bangalore: Virat Kohli (capt), Travis Head, AB de Villiers, Kedar Jadhav (wk), Sachin Baby, Stuart Binny, Pawan Negi, Adam Milne, Samuel Badree, S Aravind, Yuzvendra Chahal.Rising Pune Supergiant: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith (capt), MS Dhoni (wk), Manoj Tiwary, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Lockie Ferguson, Jaydev Unadkat, Imran Tahir.
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