Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 May Match Report-2019

Shimron Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh scored brilliant half centuries, as Royal Challengers Bangalore ended their season by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 wickets at Bengaluru on Saturday.

Bangalore included Washington Sundar, Shimron Hetmyer and Colin de Grandhomme in place of Pawan Negi, Marcus Stoinis and Klaasen while Hyderabad brought in Yusuf Pathan for Abhishek Sharma. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 May Match Report-2019”

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab 24 April Match Report-2019

Former South African star batsman AB De Villiers scored a blistering 82, as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kings XI Punjab by 17 runs at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on Wednesday. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab 24 April Match Report-2019”

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings 21 April Match Report-2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s stunning knock of 84 went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Chennai Super Kings in a thriller at Bengaluru on Sunday. The one run win, secured thanks to a last ball run-out from Parthiv Patel, was RCB’s first over CSK since 2014.

The home side made two changes- Heinrich Klaassen dropped out as AB de Villiers returned from concussion, and Umesh Yadav came in for Mohammed Siraj. There were two changes for the visitors as well- MS Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo back in place of Karn Sharma and Sam Billings respectively.

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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 20 April Match Report-2019

Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored a blistering 100, as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in an thrilling nail bitter at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday.

RCB starting line up vs KKR-2019

Bangalore included Henrich Klaasen and Dale Steyn in place of AB De Villiers and Umesh Yadav, while Kolkata went in with an unchanged line up.

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the visitors lost Parthiv Patel cheaply in the powerplay to Sunil Narine.

Akshdeep Nath who was promoted at No 3 struggled to get going as he was dismissed by Andre Russell for 13. Moeen Ali along with skipper Virat Kohli were involved in an 90 run stand for the fourth wicket, with the 31 year old England left handed batsman going berserk by smashing 27 runs off Indian leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav in the 16th over.

Ali after scoring a brilliant 66 was dismissed in the 16th over. Kohli and Marcus Stoinis added a quickfire 64 runs for the fourth wicket, before the former was caught by Gill off Gurney for a magnificent century. His knock comprised off 9 fours and 4 sixes.

Virat kohli

RCB in the last 6 overs scored 91 runs as Royal Challengers posted a massive score of 213/4 in their allotted 20 overs.

Chasing a target of 214, Kolkata Knight Riders were rocked early, as they lost Chris Lynn who was caught at mid off in the very first over to Dale Steyn for 1.

Sunil Narine after playing some lovely shots was dismissed by Navdeep Saini. The home side lost wickets of Shubman Gill and Robin Uthappa as KKR were reeling at 79/4.

Andre Russell and Nitish Rana bludgeoned the RCB bowlers by smashing them to all parts of ground with an 118 run stand for the fifth wicket. Needing 113 runs in six over, the duo almost got their team over the line, but Moeen Ali kept his cool and defended 24 runs in the final over, giving the Bangalore side their second win of the tournament.

The 35 year old South African fast bowler Dale Steyn was Bangalore’s best bowler as he claimed 2/40, while Saini and Stoinis bagged a wicket each.

Virat Kohli was declared the Man of the match.

The 36th match of the Indian Premier league will be a double header with Rajasthan Royals taking on Mumbai Indians at Jaipur, while Delhi Capitals will be squaring off against Kings XI Punjab at Delhi on 20 April 2019.

Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 15 April Match Report-2019

AB De Villiers’ fine 75 went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore slumped to their seventh defeat in eight games at the Wankhede on Monday evening. RCB made 171/7 batting first, but their bowlers, as has been the case several times this year, failed to deliver as Mumbai won by five wickets.

With the Indian World Cup squad having been announced earlier in the day, this was essentially the country’s skipper squaring off against his vice-captain. With Dale Steyn still unvailable, RCB went in with an unchanged XI while MI brought in Lasith Malinga in place of injured West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph.

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Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 April Match Report-2019

Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers scored brilliant half centuries, as Royal Challengers Bangalore registered their maiden win in IPL 2019, by defeating Kings XI Punjab at the PCA Stadium, Mohali on Saturday. Continue reading “Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 April Match Report-2019”

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals Match Report- 7 April 2019

Shreyas Iyer held his nerve by scoring a fine 67, as Delhi Capitals defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on Sunday.

After being sent into bat by Delhi, Bangalore lost an early wicket of Parthiv Patel for just 9 runs. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals Match Report- 7 April 2019”

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Report- 5 April 2019

Andre Russell pulled one out of the hat for the second time in this tournament as his late onslaught condemned Royal Challengers Bangalore to their fifth straight defeat in IPL 2019.

Few would’ve expected the Windies all-rounder to produce a repeat of his heroics against SRH earlier in the tournament, but that’s exactly what he did, slamming 48 from 13 balls to earn KKR an unlikely lookng victory.

Tim Southee made his first appearance for RCB this year, coming in for the out of form Shimron Hetmyer, while Umesh Yadav was axed for Pawan Negi. Kolkata made only one change, with Sunil Narine returning from injury in place of Nikhil Naik.

RCB starting lineup vs KKR 2019

After being sent into bat by KKR, the RCB opening pair of Parthiv Patel and Virat Kohli gave their side a solid start at the Chinnaswamy. The duo added 64 runs for the first wicket before Nitish Rana had Parthiv LBW for 25. Rana could’ve also had Kohli caught in the very same over, but Narine put down a sitter at mid wicket, and that drop was to prove very costly for KKR. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Report- 5 April 2019”

14th Game of IPL 2019- Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Report 2 April 2019

Royal Challengers Bangalore slumped to their fourth straight defeat in this year’s IPL as Rajasthan Royals opened their own account with a comfortable seven wicket win at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Tuesday. The Royals only won on the penultimate delivery of the innings, but were always in control of the chase as RCB’s struggles continued.

With Sanju Samson, scorer of the first century of this year’s IPL, out injured, the Royals brought in all rounder Stuart Binny. Jaydev Unadkat paid the price for his horror last over against Chennai as he was axed for India pacer Varun Aaron. There were three changes for Bangalore, with Australian star Marcus Stoinis making his first appearance of the tournament in place of Colin de Grandhomme and Akshdeep Nath and Navdeep Saini coming in for Shivam Dube and young Prayas Ray Barman respectively.

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Eleventh Game of IPL 2019- Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Report 31 March 2019

Jonny Bairstow and David Warner scored sparkling centuries as Sunrisers Hyderabad thumped Royal Challengers Bangalore by 118 runs at Hyderabad on Sunday. Continue reading “Eleventh Game of IPL 2019- Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Report 31 March 2019”