Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) did not have an ideal night after skipper Virat Kohli determined to bat first towards Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) of their first sport of the second half of IPL 2021 as they stored dropping wickets at common intervals and finally folded for simply 92 runs in Match No 31 in Abu Dhabi.
Prasidh Krishna despatched again Virat Kohli early, in simply the second over of the innings on a superb size supply that nipped again in just a bit and rapped him LBW. Debutant KS Bharat and Devdutt Padikkal then rebuilt the innings slowly and regularly and nearly bought them by the powerplay with none extra wickets however Lockie Ferguson bought Padikkal to edge it straight into the arms of wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik.
After the powerplay, it was all KKR owing to Andre Russell and Varun Chakravarthy. Russell despatched again Bharat, who performed a scratchy knock of 16 runs off 19 balls and clear bowled AB De Villiers with a wonderful yorker for a duck in the identical over and RCB had been now 52/4.
Chakravarthy took over the baton from Russell as he despatched again Maxwell and debutant Wanindu Hasaranga on consecutive deliveries and RCB’s innings was going nowhere.
Just a few fortunate boundaries from Harshal Patel’s bat helped his aspect cross the 80-run mark because the Virat Kohli-led aspect finally bundled for 92 with Russell and Chakravarthy taking three wickets apiece.
Seeing RCB struggling the second collapse of this season, the customers on Twitter got here up with hilarious reactions:
Meanwhile RCB to Varun Chakravarthy: pic.twitter.com/jw4fvDYM1H
— Shivani Shukla (@iShivani_Shukla) September 20, 2021
— Prithvi (@Puneite_) September 20, 2021
— Gaurav Kalra (@gauravkalra75) September 20, 2021
— Kanav Bali (@Concussion__Sub) September 20, 2021
RCB making an attempt to do a CSK however forgot they do not have a GAIKWAD. #RCBvKKR
— Chinmay Rane (@cvrane) September 20, 2021
— Kokki Kumar Official(@kokiKumar_Offl) September 20, 2021
Me @ rcb gamers. pic.twitter.com/jFkkvTmjc0
— Dimag Ka Dahi (@dimagkadahi__) September 20, 2021
— Nikhil Vaidya (@ImNIKDYA) September 20, 2021
— Ganesh Karekar (@imGkarekar) September 20, 2021