Within the 15th match of the IPL 2020, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) comfortably beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi).
After profitable the toss, Rajasthan Royals captain Steven Smith determined to bat first. Rajasthan Royals scored 154/6 (20 overs) within the first innings. RCB chased down that focus on efficiently in 19.1 overs after dropping solely their each openers.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Chasing down that focus on, opener Aaron Finch misplaced his wicket early for simply eight runs. Nonetheless, teenager and one other opening batsman Devdutt Padikkal dealt with that scenario very properly together with the captain Virat Kohli, who lastly confirmed his spectacular batting efficiency on this IPL season. Each the batsmen not solely dealt with that early strain, however additionally they arrange the stable base for the group to chase the goal comfortably.
Kohli-Padikkal strongly arrange the 99 runs partnership for the second wicket. Whereas Padikkal accomplished his fifty in 34 balls, Kohli scored 50 runs in 41 balls.
After scoring 63 runs off 45 balls (6 fours and solely six), opener Padikkal was bowled by Jofra Archer. Nonetheless, skipper Kohli completed that match comfortably together with AB de Villiers as Kohli remained not out on 72 runs off 53 balls (7 fours and a pair of sixes) and De Villiers (12 not out) completed the match with a 4.
IPL 2020, Match 15: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals (RCB vs RR) – Scorecard (2nd innings)
Rajasthan Royals (RR)
From the start of the innings, Rajasthan Royals batsmen have been struggling. On the finish of the obligatory powerplay, Rajasthan Royals managed to attain 38/3. Among the many prime 4 batsmen, solely the opener Jos Buttler managed to achieve the 20-run mark as he was dismissed on 22 runs off 12 balls (Three fours and solely six).
In that complete innings, solely Mahipal Lomror, who was taking part in his first match on this season, managed to achieve the 30-run mark as he scored essential 47 runs off 39 balls (solely 4 and three sixes). Rahul Tewatia additionally scored 26 not out off 12 balls (Three sixes). Within the late second of that innings, Tewatia constructed up a 40-run partnership with Jofra Archer (16 not out) for the unbroken seventh wicket and it helped their aspect to cross the 150 runs mark.
RCB leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (3/24) received three wickets whereas Isuru Udana (2/41) picked up two wickets and Navdeep Saini (1/37) took one wicket.
IPL 2020, Match 15: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals (RCB vs RR) – Scorecard (1st innings)