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Unhealthy day for Virat Kohli with RCB loss to KXIP and two…

Dubai: Kings XI Punjab knocked the stuffing out of Royal Challengers Bangalore in its IPL win Thursday, with skipper Okay L Rahul’s chic hundred being the spotlight of an all-round efficiency, whereas his counterpart Virat Kohli had one of many worst days ever.

His workforce not solely misplaced, Kohli himself dropped two essential catches off Rahul’s bat following which the Punjab captain scored 132 of 69 balls — setting two new data, for recording the very best rating by an Indian within the IPL and for additionally changing into the quickest Indian to attain 2,000 IPL runs. Rahul achieved the feat in 60 innings, smashing Sachin Tendulkar’s report of two,000 runs 63 innings.

 

With the captain having performed the largest position, Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by a whopping 97-run margin.

Opening the innings, Rahul punished the RCB bowlers into submission to assist KXIP to a frightening 206 for 3 earlier than the bowling assault put up a disciplined effort to bundle Virat Kohli’s facet for 109 with three overs to spare.

Along with his spectacular knock of 132, with 14 boundaries and 7 sixes, Rahul surpassed Rishabh Pant (128 in 2018) to put up the very best particular person rating by an Indian and a captain in IPL historical past.

 

It was a fairly forgettable efficiency from RCB after the win in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad of their match opener. For KXIP, the win got here after a super-over loss in opposition to Delhi Capitals.

RCB have been in all types for hassle from the start of the run chase with Devdutt Padikkal (1) and Josh Philippe (0) returning to the dugout within the first two overs.

After dropping two catches, Kohli, undoubtedly among the best in terms of run-chasing, failed with the bat, managing only a run off 5 balls earlier than he was caught off a Sheldon Cottrell supply.

 

Opener Aaron Finch (20) was then joined within the center by AB de Villiers (28). The duo seemed harmful, milking deliveries wherever potential. The 2 added 49-runs earlier than the younger Ravi Bishnoi broke the stand by eliminating the Australian restricted overs captain.

Bishnoi (3/32) and Murugan Ashwin (3/21) dismissed Finch and de Villiers in fast succession with RCB reeling at 57 for 5. Washington Sundar was the highest scorer for RCB, hitting 30 off 27 deliveries.

Ashwin was the choose of the bowlers for KXIP, he picked up three wickets making a gift of 21 runs. Bishnoi too claimed three wickets and was spectacular as soon as once more. Cottrell (2/17), Mohammad Shami (1/14) and Glenn Maxwell (1/10) too bowled economical spells.

 

Earlier, when Rahul additionally grew to become the quickest Indian to achieve 2000 IPL runs, the trendy batsman clipped away a full size supply to wonderful leg for 4 to interrupt Sachin Tendulkar’s report.

Opening the batting with Rahul, Mayank Agarwal (26) seemed menacing and shared a 57-run stand along with his captain. Nevertheless, with the introduction of spin into the assault within the seventh over, Yuzvendra Chahal (1/25) struck with the final ball, cleansing up Agarwal (26) with a pleasant googly.

Nicholas Pooran (17) and Glenn Maxwell (5) as soon as once more did not make an affect as Shivam Dube (2/33) completed off the duo. Karun Nair pitched in with an eight-ball 15.

 

The tempo troika of Umesh Yadav (0/35), Dale Steyn (0/57) and Navdeep Saini (0/37) had a torrid time because the KXIP skipper was on fireplace in his second sport as captain.

All gamers wore black armbands to honour Australian cricketer turned commentator Dean Jones, who died in Mumbai because of a cardiac arrest on Thursday.

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