KXIP vs RCB IPL 2020 Score: Captain KL Rahul hits unbeaten century, RCB gets target of 207 runs
Dubai. Virat Kohli, captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team, who registered a spectacular win in the first match, invited Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to bat first, winning the toss in the sixth match of IPL 2020. The Punjab team, who were defeated in the Super Over against the Delhi Capitals in the last match, will make full effort to return.
IPL-13’s first century KL Rahul’s name: KL Rahul’s first century of IPL-13 has been recorded. He remained unbeaten on 132 off 69 balls with 14 fours and 7 sixes. Karun Nair returned with him unbeaten on 15 runs. Punjab have scored 206 runs losing 3 wickets in 20 overs.
Punjab’s lions scatter RCB bowlers: Nobody expected that the Punjab batsmen who lost in the Super Over against Delhi would crush on Bangalore bowlers like a hungry lion. Especially KL Rahul scattered the axles of every bowler. Virat tried 6 balls but was successful Shivam Dubey (2 wickets) and Yuzvendra Chahal (1 wicket). Most Dhule Dale Steyn, who conceded 57 runs in 4 overs. Umesh Yadav could not take any wicket for 35 runs in 3 overs.
KL Rahul 10 runs away from century: KL Rahul, who is captaining Punjab for the first time, is only 10 runs away from his century. Punjab have scored 157 runs in 18 overs losing 3 wickets. Rahul is unbeaten on 90 and Karun Nair 8 runs with the help of 11 fours and 2 sixes in 60 balls.
Glenn Maxwell cheaply out: Punjab suffered a huge blow as Glenn Maxwell, who was caught by Aaron Finch off Shivam Dubey for just 5 runs. When Maxwell was out, the score was 128 runs in 15.2 overs. At present, Punjab have scored 136 runs losing 3 wickets in 16.3 overs. Rahul 75 and Karun Nair are at the crease with 3 runs.
Punjab’s second wicket fell: Nicholas Pooran (17) as Kings XI Punjab’s second wicket has returned to the pavilion. Puran was caught by Shivam Dubey on the first ball of the 14th over. Punjab score 128/2 in 15 overs. KL Rahul 70 (49 balls, 10 fours 1 six) and Glenn Maxwell are unbeaten on 5 runs.
KL Rahul’s half-century: Captain KL Rahul’s form has returned and he hit a half-century against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Rahul is on the crease after scoring 38 runs in 38 balls with 7 fours and 1 six and Nicholas Puran 16 runs. Punjab have scored 100 runs losing 1 wicket in 12 overs.
Chahal gave first blow: Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal started the innings with great confidence but the pair broke up in the seventh over. Yuzvendra Chahal bowled Mayank Agarwal (26) on the last ball of the first over after the power play.
Virat Kohli excited after winning the toss: Captain Virat Kohli is quite happy after winning the toss. He said that it is a fresh wicket and dew will remain here. However, it is difficult to bat later as the ball gets wet due to dew. I hope that our batsmen will defend and win, despite scoring below 170 in the last match.
Players who came out in black to honor Jones: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones, who died in a heart attack on Thursday in connection with the IPL match commentary at the Star India show in Mumbai, died suddenly of a heart attack on Thursday. In honor of 59-year-old Jones, players of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab today came out with a black stripe on the ground. Considered the best finisher of his time, Jones played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia.
The two teams are: Kigs XI Punjab: KL Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfaraz Khan, Murugan Ashwin, James Neesham, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami and Sheldon Cottrell.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (Captain), AB D’Villiers, Josh Philippi, Shivam Dubey, Washington Sundar, Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini and Yuzvendra Chahal.