Hyderabad beat RCB for 68, just a punch of victory. Virat Kohli got flopped again. Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers performed tremendously in the IPL match played on Saturday night. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) got bundled out for just 68 runs in 16.1 overs. After winning the toss, the Hyderabad team elected to bowl first. After which Hyderabad scored 72 runs for 1 wicket in 8 overs to get their fifth consecutive win this season.
Virat failed with the bat
In IPL 2022, bad form is still with Kohli, and again he failed with the bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). Virat Kohli got out on the very first ball of Marco Jansen when the ball took the edge from the bat and went straight to the slip. This is the second match in a row when Virat returned after a golden duck. For Virat, far from scoring runs in this IPL, he is not able to stay on the crease.
Again April 23 proved to be the night of doom
68 runs are the minimum score for this season of IPL. That is the second-lowest score of RCB. Interestingly, April 23 once again proved to be a night of doom for RCB. In the year 2017, RCB’s team was reduced to 49 runs against Kolkata on 23 April itself. This is also the lowest score in IPL history.
Jason took 3 wickets in 1 over
Sir Marco Jason and yorker King T Natarajan played an important role in Hyderabad’s victory. Jason dismissed three batsmen in his very first over. He sent Du Plessis on the second ball of the second over of the innings, Virat Kohli on the third ball, and Anuj Rawat on the sixth ball. The same Natarajan took the wickets of Maxwell, Harshal Patel, and Hasaranga. Both the bowlers took three wickets each.
2nd match: Titans won by 8 runs
Captain Hardik shines in Gujarat’s victory. Kolkata’s fourth consecutive defeat. Gujarat Titans defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 8 runs in a thrilling IPL match played on Saturday night while maintaining the winning streak. Gujarat registered a hat-trick of victory and registered its third consecutive victory. At the same time, Kolkata Knight Riders had to face the fourth consecutive defeat. After winning the toss in Gujarat, it was decided to bat first. The team scored 156 for 9 with captain Hardik Pandya’s brilliant half-century. While chasing the target, Kolkata’s team could only score 148 runs for eight wickets.
Hero of victory: The magic of Rashid’s spin worked
The hero of Gujarat’s victory was spinner Rashid Khan. Man of the match Rashid Khan gave only 22 runs in 4 overs and took 2 wickets. Apart from him, fast bowlers Mohammed Shami and Yash Dayal also took two wickets each.
Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya played a brilliant inning against Kolkata Knight Riders. Pandya, who returned from injury, played an innings of 67 runs in 49 balls. He hit 4 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 136.73. Hardik Pandya was dismissed by Tim Southee. Hardik scored the third half-century of this season.