RCB won this high-scoring match against SRH and kept themselves alive in this tournament. Now they have to beat Gujrat Titans in their next match to make their place in the final four. It was a fantastic match where we encountered two centuries in different innings. In the first inning, Klassen gave an electrifying century and in the second innings, the run machine, Virat Kohli proved why he is called a chase master by scoring a brilliant century.
RCB won the toss and chose to bowl first. SRH came to bat with a steady start but after two wickets in Bracewell’s over, Henrich Klassen came to bat. He never kept himself behind surprising bowlers with his power-hitting. He built a partnership with Markaram where he was continuously playing his shots. After Markaram, he got support from Harry Brook where both of them took the team’s score to 187 runs in 20 overs. Klassen made a quick century and Brook played a knock of 27 runs.
RCB was looking for a good start and they were up to the mark from their first over. Virat was in a mood to benefit from power plays. SRH tried different bowlers but no one was able to break this partnership between Virat and Faf. They built a partnership of 172 runs for their first wicket. It became a one-sided match when SRH got their first wicket. RCB chased this high-scoring total in 19.2 overs where Du Plessis also played a great knock of 71 runs. It was a must-win game for RCB and they did their job very well. Now they have to beat GT in their next match to make their place in playoffs.
Highlights Scorecard Of 1st Innings
|Henrich Klassen||104 runs off 51 balls|
|Harry Brook||27 runs off 18 balls|
|Mohammad Siraj||4o – 17r – 1w|
|M Bracewell||2o – 13r – 2w|
|Harshal Patel||4o – 37r – 1w|
Highlights Scorecard Of 2nd Innings
|Virat Kohli||100 runs off 63 balls|
|Faf Du Plessis||71 runs off 47 balls|
|Bhuvaneshwar Kumar||4o – 48r – 1w|
|T Natrajan||4o – 34r – 1w|
|Mayank Dagar||4o – 25r – 0w|
Dream 11 Fantasy Player And Players Of Dream Team (DT)
|S. No||Player Name||Runs Scored||Wickets Taken|
|8.||Faf Du Plessis||71||–|
Man OF The Match
Virat Kohli got the Man of the Match award for his exceptional century. He scored 100 runs off 63 balls in which he smashed 12 fours and 4 sixes. He got amazing support from orange cap holder Du Plessis who was playing a thrilling knock on the other hand. Virat scored a century in the IPL after such a long time. He is a superstar of cricket and everyone knows this thing very well.
Highest Scorer Batsman
Henrich Klassen remains the highest scorer in this match who scored 104 runs in just 51 balls. In this inning, he smashed 8 fours and 6 sixes. The inning was brilliant but it was overshadowed by Kohli’s century because he was on the winning side.
Highest Wicket Taker
Michael Bracewell remains the highest wicket taker in this match who picked two wickets in his two over spell. SRH was playing a good knock in power plays but Michael Bracewell broke their partnership and sent both the openers to the pavilion.
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