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IPL 2019 | Player Ratings - Dale Steyn, Parthiv Patel shine as RCB edge past CSK by one run

Dale Steyn was full of fire while Parthiv Patel was the pint-size dynamite to ensure that Royal Challengers Bangalore got the better of Chennai Super Kings by one run. Umesh Yadav, however, had left every RCB fan in shambles by conceding as many as 24 runs against MS Dhoni in the last over.
Bastab K Parida
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IPL 2019 | Player Ratings - MS Dhoni heroics falter at end as CSK lose to RCB by a run

MS Dhoni was on the cusp of taking Chennai Super Kings over the line when he hit Umesh Yadav for 24 runs on the first five deliveries of the final over, but the last ball run-out ensured that the game ended in RCB’s favour. Deepak Chahar was one of the positives for the Chennai-based franchise.
Bastab K Parida
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IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Virat Kohli’s maiden IPL ton this season help RCB record their second victory

Virat Kohli stuck to his guns and fired his maiden IPL ton of this season to help Royal Challengers Bangalore register a nerve-wracking 10-run win over KKR. Virat Kohli-Moeen Ali partnership helped them post a challenging 213-run target which was successfully defended by their bowlers.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa month ago

World Cup 2019 | Scared to bowl Hardik Pandya in World Cup, says Lasith Malinga

Mumbai Indians pacer Lasith Malinga has admitted that he is scared of bowling to teammate Hardik Pandya when the latter would don the India jersey at the World Cup. Malinga also opened up about his struggles of travelling back home for domestic cricket and returning to IPL, calling it "tough".
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | Need to keeep composure under pressure, says Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore were on the brink of a much-needed victory in their eighth encounter against Mumbai Indians, but Hardik Pandya shattered hopes with some monstrous hitting. RCB lost momentum in the final overs and Virat Kohli has urged his side to keep a calm head under crunch situations.
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MI vs RCB | Player ratings - AB de Villiers and Moeen Ali efforts in vain as Mumbai Indians thump Royal CHallengers Bangalore by five wickets

AB de Villiers’ magical knock and Moeen Ali’s onslaught helped Royal Challengers Bangalore post a challenging total of 171. Ali was impressive with the ball and was equally supported by Yuzvendra Chahal; RCB came close to defending this total, but a cameo from Hardik shattered all the hopes.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Hardik Pandya smashing RCB's Ashish Nehera-fuelled plans in one over

It was great to see RCB fight hard despite a below-par total, but what's disheartening to see is the way he failed to seize the moments. Twitter brutally lashed out on RCB for their poor decision of giving the ball to Pawan Negi with Hardik Pandya on the crease in the penultimate over of the game.
Soumil Khare
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KXIP vs RCB | Player Ratings - Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers shine as Royal Challengers Bangalore storm to their first win against Kings XI Punjab

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers batted with purpose to ensure that the target was safely chased down and Royal Challengers Bangalore secured their first win of the IPL. However, with the exception of Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini, the bowlers continued to have a negative impact against KXIP.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | We are losing because of poor fielding, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has stated that his team Royal Challengers Bangalore have been losing match after match, mainly due to their poor fielding. He also claimed that the RCB has one of the most structured and disciplined set-up, but the numerous missed chances in the field have been letting them down.
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RCB vs DC | Player Ratings - Delhi Capitals hand Royal Challengers Bangalore sixth straight loss after AB de Villiers and Parthiv Patel fail

AB de Villiers failed to give Virat Kohli able support in the middle and that came back to haunt Royal Challengers Bangalore eventually as Delhi Capitals secured a comfortable win. For a change, though, RCB bowlers were not the major culprits in the game as they tried everything they could tonight.
Bastab K Parida