Mumbai: Royal Challengers Bangalore have won against Rajasthan Royals by 4 wickets in a spirited game where both teams put in their best efforts today in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
11:17 PM: Shahbaz Ahmed has brought his side closer to achieving the target, bringing RCB out of the danger zone. As Ahmed walks back to the dressing room, RCB is left in the need of 16 runs in the remaining 13 balls.
10:25 PM: Chahal is on fire, as he sends back David Willey for a golden duck on the next ball after dismissing Virat Kohli.
10:24 PM: Virat Kohli has been run out by captain Sanju Samson for mere 5 runs by Chahal, his second wicket of the game. It has come on the fourth ball of the eight over.
10:19 PM: Navdeep Saini has sent back another opener of RCB, Anuj Rawat, shortly after an over for just 26 runs.
10:13 PM: Yuzvendra Chahal broke the opening partnership between Plessis and Rawat by dismissing the former one for 29 runs after. 6.6 overs.
9:40 PM: Faf du Plessis and Anuj Rawat open for RCB in the chase of 169 runs.
Top knocks by Jos Buttler and Shimron Hetmyer provided Rajasthan Royals with a respectable total of 169/3 in the first innings of the clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore, at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Tuesday.
Put to bat first, RR had the worst start possible as they lost an early wicket of Yashasvi Jaiswal, who got bowled out by David Willey in the second over, with the team’s score at 6/1. Opener Jos Buttler was joined by Devdutt Padikkal and they provided momentum to Rajasthan. The duo stitched a quick partnership of 70 runs before Padikkal got caught by Virat Kohli on Harshal Patel’s delivery in the 10th over.
8:36 PM: Hasaranga dented Rajasthan Royals as he sent back captain Sanju Samson for 8 runs after 11.4 runs.
8:25 PM: Jos Buttler and Devdutt Padikkal have given Rajasthan a strong start by making 76 runs by the end of 10 overs. After the dismissal of Jaiswal, the duo brought steadiness to the game until Harshal Patel removed Padikkal for 37 runs.
7:40 PM: David Willey has taken the first wicket for Royal Challengers Bangalore after he dismissed Yashasvi Jaiswal for just 6 runs after 1.5 overs.
7:30 PM: Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal have opened for RR.
7:00 PM: Faf du Plessis has won the toss against Rajasthan Royals in the 13th match of the Indian Premier League 2022 in the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
“We’ll have a bowl. Just the trend and with the dew effect. The pitch doesn’t look very different, so we’ll have to see what the dew does. The fact that pleases me is that we hung in in the last game. It gives a lot of confidence to the group. Even though you aren’t playing at your best, it is pleasing,” said Plessis after the toss.
Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Faf du Plessis(c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik(w), Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj
first published:April 5, 2022, 7:10 p.m.