RR vs RCB IPL Score: Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal gave a flying start to RCB against RR.© BCCI/IPL
After being sent to bat, Rajasthan Royals (RR) put up 149 runs on the board at the conclusion of their 20 overs vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Match 43 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. Rajasthan Royals were off to a flying start in the match thanks to a 77-run opening partnership between Evin Lewis (58) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (31). RCB bowlers brought them back into the game by chipping away with wickets at regular intervals during the middle overs. Purple cap holder Harshal Patel was the pick of the bowlers for RCB, finishing with figures of three for 34. Yuzvendra Chahal gave away 18 runs in his four overs and took two crucial wickets. While Shahbaz Ahmed also got two wickets. (LIVE SCORECARD)
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Mustafizur to Padikkal, OUT! BOWLED!! First wicket falls for RCB.
Padikkal b Mustafizur 22(17) (4s-4)
Chetan Sakariya to Padikkal, FOUR, cuts it to deep backward point.
Back To Back FOURS!
FOUR!! driven nicely. Padikkal is looking in a great touch tonight.
Mustafizur to Padikkal, FOUR, to mid-on. Sixth boundary of this chase.
Good Over From Sakariya!
Finally a good over for RR, just three runs. The last time when the two sides met, RCB chased down 178 runs with 10 wickets in hand and the way these two are playing tonight, it completely reminded of that special victory. Devdutt Padikkal scored a century in that match while Virat Kohli got a half-century.
RCB 29/0 in 3 overs
Another Boundary for Virat Kohli, this time to long off.
On the pads from Morris and Virat Kohli flicks it fine to pick up another boundary.
Short ball from Chris Morris and Virat Kohli pulls it away in front of square for a boundary.
Lucky boundary for Virat Kohli. Chris Morris managed to found the outside edge of Kohli’s bat but the ball went over the slips.
Brilliant Comeback For RCB As They Need 150 To Win!
Wicket on the final ball and Harshal Patel added one more wicket in his purple cap list. RCB need 150 runs to win.
Chetan Sakariya c de Villiers b Harshal Patel 2(2)
Two Wickets In Two Balls!
Another wicket for Harshal Patel. It was also an excellent catch from Devdutt Padikkal. He is on a hat-trick once again. Two wickets in two balls again.
Chris Morris c Padikkal b Harshal Patel 14(11) (4s-2)
Another wicket in Harshal Patel’s Purple cap list as he sent across Riyan Parag for just 9 runs. Easy catch for Virat Kohli
Riyan Parag c Kohli b Harshal Patel 9(16)
RR 146/7 in 19.2 overs
Boundary this time from Chris Morris to the leg side. RR need much more from him in the remaining balls to get to a fighting total.
Excellent Effort In Field From Kohli!
Siraj to Morris, hits very hard to the covers and a brilliant save by RCB skipper Virat Kohli. Captain saved four runs.
Much Needed Boundary!
Harshal Patel to Chris Morris, edged and FOUR. Keeper missed it and resulted in a boundary for Rajasthan Royals.
Chahal Takes Another Wicket!
Ohh!! Aother wicket falls for Rajasthan Royals, Chahal is the man for RCB yet again. Two wickets for him in this game and Liam Livingstone has to depart after failing yet again with the bat.Livingstone c de Villiers b Chahal 6(9)
Another one for @yuzi_chahal
Livingstone tries to go for the big launch down the ground, but can only find AB at long on.
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Shahbaz Ahmed to Rahul Tewatia, OUT!! Another wicket for Shahbaz and again a good catch by Padikkal at the same position. Brilliant comeback from RCB. Two wickets in this over.
Rahul Tewatia c Padikkal b Shahbaz Ahmed 2(3)
RR 117/5 in 14 overs
Shahbaz to Samson, OUT, caught by Devdutt Padikkal. Fourth wicket down for RR and RCB have made a good comeback.Samson c Padikkal b Shahbaz Ahmed 19(15) (6s-2)
Chahal to Lomror, OUT Stumped!. Wrong one from Yuzi and batter failed to pick. Third wicket goes down for Rajasthan.Lomror st Srikar Bharat b Chahal 3(4)
George Garton to Samson, SIX, over deep square leg. Not a good debut for Garton.
RR 109/2 in 12 overs
Garton to Lewis, OUT, caught by wicket keeper KS Bharat. Garton gets his maiden IPL wicket.
Evin Lewis c Srikar Bharat b George Garton 58(37) (4s-5 6s-3)
100 Up Comes Up For RR!
Chahal to Samson, SIX, just over the boundary. 100 comes up for Rajasthan Royals.
RR 100/1 in 11 overs.
Harshal to Lewis, FOUR!! He completed his fifty on the previous ball and now once again he put the ball over the boundary line.
Fifty Up For Lewis!
Another good shot from Lewis and FOUR. He brings up his fifty with that. This is his first fifty for Rajasthan Royals.
Christian to Jaiswal, OUT!! caught by Siraj. Once again Jaiswal failed to cross the 50-run mark after a good start.
Jaiswal c Siraj b Christian 31(22) (4s-3 6s-2)
Christian to Jaiswal, SIX, over sweeper cover. Excellent timing!
RR On Top!
Christian to Jaiswal, FOUR, to fine leg. 11 runs from this over and its a great start for Rajasthan Royals. RCB need wickets now to comeback in the game.
RR 67/0 in 7 overs
Christian to Jaiswal, FOUR, to deep backward point.
Fifty Up With A Six For RR!
Slower ball and Evin Lewis got another maximum. Harshal Patel needs to repeat his last match heroics to bring back RCB in the game. Fifty runs also comes up for Rajasthan Royals.
Harshal Patel to Lewis, another boundary, to third man. Poor length from the Purple Cap holder.
Flying Start For RR!
SIX!! What a shot from Evin Lewis, short ball ball and the batsman sent it into the stands yet again. 18 runs already from this over.
Garton to Lewis, FOUR, to third man this time. Another good over for RR.
SIX!!!! Length ball from Garton and Lewis sent that into the stands. Good start for Rajasthan Royals.
Another boundary this time from Evin Lewis, to deep backward point. Lewis found gap nicely and it’s turning to a big over for RR.
Maxwell to Jaiswal, SIX, picked up beautifully and got the maximum. A 96-meter six from the young man.
Siraj to Jaiswal, FOUR, Cover drive on the up. Good shot from the youngster! Boundary on the last ball of the second over.
RR 8/0 in 2 overs
Good Start For RCB!
Just three runs from the first over. Good start for George Garton and RCB.
RR 3/0 after 1st over
Garton to Lewis, off the mark with double. Nicely played to the off side.
Players are in the middle, Yashasvi Jaiswal will start the innings with Evin Lewis for Rajasthan Royals. Debutant George Garton will bowl the first over for RCB.
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