Aakash Chopra has highlighted the truth that the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) tendency to undergo huge defeats may value them a spot within the IPL 2021 playoffs. RCB with a robust batting line-up together with the likes of AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, and Virat Kohli was dismissed after simply scoring 92 runs of their Indian Premier League encounter towards the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday.
They then allowed the Eoin Morgan-led facet to chase down the goal in simply ten overs as KKR openers Shubman Gill (48) and debutant Venkatesh Iyer (41 not out) ensured KKR to cruise to a 9 wicket win.
Aakash Chopra: When RCB Lose, They Lose So Badly
Aakash Chopra highlighted that the Virat Kohli-led facet is liable to embarrassing losses, whereas he reviewed the match between KKR and RCB in a video shared on his YouTube channel.
“Royal Challengers appeared slightly challenged. Kohli’s crew doesn’t win when he wins the toss. There was a slight upheaval already within the desk. Bangalore’s system is completely different, after they lose, they lose so badly,” mentioned Aakash Chopra.
The cricketer-turned-commentator added that RCB must be taught from the likes of the franchises Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) and the Mumbai Indians (MI) on how one can get better from a poor begin.
“Nice groups, after they lose give two factors, however don’t lose an excessive amount of with that. They save the web run price and take the match deep as a result of it would turn out to be useful ultimately. For those who see the primary match, Chennai had been 25/four and located a strategy to attain 156. In the identical match, Mumbai had misplaced three wickets within the powerplay however they discovered a strategy to final 20 overs,” mentioned Aakash Chopra.
RCB was decently positioned at a rating of 41/1 simply earlier than the tip of the powerplay’s first 6 overs. They misplaced their subsequent six wickets for simply 25 runs and couldn’t even bat out their full quota of overs as they managed to attain solely 92.
Man of the Match spinner Varun Chakravarthy picked up three scalps from four overs conceding solely 13 runs whereas all-rounder pacer Andre Russell supported him by choosing three scalps too conceding 9 runs in three overs. For RCB, Devdutt Padikkal was the highest scorer scoring 22 runs however his dismissal triggered a collapse from which RCB didn’t get better.
Aakash Chopra Observes RCB’s Web Run Fee Is Worst Amongst All The Groups
Aakash Chopra identified that RCB might be in serious trouble in the event that they don’t register not less than three extra wins.
“However that is the crew that after they lose wickets, they do it one after the opposite and so they don’t play your entire 20 overs. The online run price takes such a stable beating, that ultimately they’ll get caught in the event that they don’t have 16 factors,” mentioned Aakash Chopra.
The 44-year-old commentator and former opening batsman signed off by highlighting that RCB’s poor internet run price may trigger their exit from the match.
“The online run price will drown them if they’re caught with somebody on 14 factors. Their internet run is worst among the many high 4 groups and Kolkata, who’ve reached the fifth spot, their internet run price is healthier than them,” mentioned Aakash Chopra.
This was KKR’s largest win and RCB’s largest defeat by way of balls to spare (60 balls). Earlier than the RCB match, KKR’s largest win by way of balls remaining was 37 deliveries. They’ve obliterated that by profitable with 60 balls to spare towards RCB. That is additionally the sixth time RCB has been bowled out for underneath 100 in IPL cricket. It was the sixth successive defeat for Bangalore within the UAE.