Devdutt Padikkal smashed his maiden hundred, as Royal Challengers Bangalore thumped the Rajasthan Royals by ten wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.
After being sent into bat by RCB skipper Virat Kohli, Rajasthan Royals got off to a bad start. Jos Buttler was bowled by Mohammed Siraj for 8. Manan Vohra’s poor run with the bat continued as he lofted a Kyle Jamieson delivery to Kane Richardson at mid on.
Royals suffered another huge blow when David Miller was trapped leg before wicket by a brilliant Siraj yorker for a duck.
Skipper Sanju Samson after scoring couple of fours and a six chipped a Washington Sundar ball to Glenn Maxwell at mid-wicket leaving them in a spot of bother at 43/4.
The pair of Shivam Dube and Riyan Parag brought the innings back on track with a solid 66 run stand for the fifth wicket before the latter while going for a ramp shot was caught at third man by Yuzvendra Chahal off Harshal Patel for 25.
Dube fell four run short of his half century to a brilliant catch by Maxwell off Kane Richardson.
In the penultimate over Rahul Tewatia smashed a six and a boundary off Siraj before being caught by Shahbaz Ahmed at deep midwicket for a quickfire 40 off 23 balls.
Patel claimed the wickets of Chris Morris and Chetan Sakariya in consecutive deliveries as Rajasthan Royals ended up with 177/9 after 20 overs.
Mohammed Siraj and Harshal Patel claimed 3 wickets each.
Chasing 178, Royal Challengers Bangalore pair of Padikkal and Virat Kohli added an unbeaten 181 run stand for the opening wicket to take Bangalore to a 10 wicket win.
The 20 year old left hander brought up his maiden hundred off just 51 balls, which is the fastest one by an uncapped player. His knock consisted off 11 fours and six sixes. On the other hand Kohli remained unbeaten on 72 and also became the first player to score 6000 runs in the Indian Premier League.