RCB vs SRH: Taking revenge from Hyderabad, RCB came close to making it to the playoffs. Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 67 runs in the match played on Sunday and took revenge. In the match played on 23 April this season, Hyderabad bundle out RCB for just 68 runs and won by nine wickets. But this time RCB came with full preparation and made a huge score of 192 runs for nine wickets.
In reply, the Hyderabad team could only score 125 runs in 19.2 overs. After winning the toss, RCB decided to bat first. With this win, RCB has 14 points from 12 matches. They have come close to securing a place in the playoffs. The difficulties have increased with Hyderabad’s fourth consecutive defeat.
Faf du Plessis played the captaincy innings
Captain Faf du Plessis played unbeaten innings of 72 runs for RCB. He faced 50 balls and hit two sixes with eight fours in his innings. He scored his third half-century of this season. RCB had a bad start and Virat Kohli went back to the pavilion on the first ball.
Century Partnership: Faf made a century partnership of 105 runs for the second wicket with Rajat Patidar. Patidar hit 48 runs for four fours and two sixes.
Virat’s third golden duck
Virat Kohli is going through a bad phase and was dismissed on the very first ball against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. For the third time this season of IPL, he was out on the first ball golden duck. In the second inning, Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson was the victim of a golden duck.
Disappointing: 3 times this season Virat got out on the first ball. Six times in total IPL history he became Golden Duck. Virat could not open the account nine times in total in the IPL.
2nd match – Chennai Won With Conway’s Third Half-Century
Chennai Super Kings performed brilliantly on Sunday night, defeating Delhi Capitals by 91 runs in the IPL match. Chennai has its fourth win in 11-matches, while Delhi has suffered its sixth loss in 11-matches. Delhi won the toss and elected to bowl first. Chennai scored 208 runs for six wickets. Delhi’s team got bundled out on 117 runs in 17.4 overs.
Devon Conway’s fiery innings
The hero of Chennai’s victory was the opener, Devon Conway. He scored his third consecutive fifty. Conway completed his fifty in 27 balls. He played brilliant innings of 87 runs in 49 balls with seven fours and five sixes. Conway added 110 runs for the first wicket with Rituraj Gaikwad. Gaikwad scored 41 runs in 35 balls.
At the same time, captain Dhoni played unbeaten innings of 21 runs in just eight balls. After the defeat against Chennai, the road to Delhi’s place in the playoffs has become difficult. If Delhi now wants to reach the playoffs, they will now have to win the next three matches. From Chennai, spinner Moeen Ali took three wickets while bowling excellently.