featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn't - Royal Challengers Bangalore

After 6 straight defeats, RCB fans’ only wish was to get the sweet taste of a magnificent victory. Not an exaggeration, but a winless season for RCB looked imminent and just when their most loyal fans started giving up hopes, their fortunes revived in the second half of the tournament.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Shimron Hetmyer, Gurkeerat Singh Mann ensure single-handed success for RCB against SRH

After the top-order failure, Shimron Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh Mann held their nerves and stitched a match-winning 144-run partnership to help RCB secure a four-wicket win over SRH. However, the purpose with which AB de Villiers batted tonight should be given bigger introspection.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | We showed character despite losing toss on such wicket, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that the Royal Challengers Bangalore showed a lot of character, even after losing a crucial toss against Delhi Capitals on a wicket like Feroz Shah Kotla. DC had opted to bat first and scored 185 on a slow pitch but RCB eventually fell short of the score by 16 runs.
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featurecricket3 months ago

DC vs RCB | Player Ratings - Pacers fail to fire as Royal Challengers Bangalore succumb to eighth loss in IPL 2019

Parthiv Patel gave an explosive start to Royal Challengers Bangalore but the pacers under-performance in the first innings put them on the wrong side of the result. The 16-run loss also virtually ended RCB’s slender hopes of qualifying for the playoffs while propelling Delhi Capitals to last four.
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featurecricket3 months ago

RCB vs KXIP | Player Ratings - AB de Villiers’ heroics guide Royal Challengers Bangalore to their third win on trot

Yet another AB de Villiers special with the bat combined with a death bowling spectacle by Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini resulted in Royal Challengers Bangalore securing their third win on the trot. Parthiv Patel had also a major role to play too as his powerplay strike kept RCB in good stead.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as umpire hides the ball in his pocket

A very bizarre incident took place during the match between RCB and KXIP. After the strategic timeout, Ankit Rajpoot asked the umpires for the ball and the umpires had no clue where the ball was. AB de Villiers couldn't stop himself from laughing as everyone was searching for the ball.
Soumil Khare
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Did not expect MS Dhoni to miss the final ball, says Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel has stated that he did not expect MS Dhoni to miss the final delivery of the match after smashing 24 runs on first five deliveries of the final over. Dhoni single-handedly took CSK to the brink of victory, but missed out by a whisker after failing to squeeze two runs of the last ball.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | MS Dhoni felt he had a better chance than Dwayne Bravo, says Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming has defended MS Dhoni statting that the skipper had felt that he had a better chance than Dwayne Bravo to finish the match. Chennai Super Kings had required 36 off the last two overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore, but Dhoni refused to take singles with Bravo on the other end.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | MS Dhoni gave us a huge scare, admits Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that there were a lot of emotions during the penultimate over of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings, and reckoned that MS Dhoni gave him a huge scare. CSK required 26 off the final over, but came really close and lost the match by a run.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Meme Match Report : MS Dhoni's efforts in vain as RCB snatch last-ball thriller

Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 161 runs thanks to Parthiv Patel (53) and cameos from AB De Villiers (25), Akshdeep Nath (24) and Moeen Ali (26). Chennai Super Kings started off badly but was pulled back into the game by MS Dhoni (84). All his efforts were wasted as CSK lost the match by 1 run.
Srijith Gopal