IPL 2020 / Kings XI Punjab beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 97 runs

Zoom News : Sep 24, 2020, 11:10 PM
Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 97 runs in the 6th match of the 13th season of IPL. Batting first after losing the toss, Punjab scored 206 for 3 wickets. In reply, Bengaluru were all out for 109 in 17 overs. This is Punjab's second biggest win over RCB in terms of runs. Earlier in 2011, Punjab defeated Mumbai Indians by 76 runs. The team registered its biggest win of 111 runs in 2011 against RCB.

Bengaluru lost 3 wickets for 4 runs

Bengaluru had a very poor start. His 3 wickets fell for just 4 runs. Devdutt Padikkal (1) was sent back to the pavilion in the very first over. After this Josh Philip (0) could not do anything special and in the very next over, Mohammed Shami became the victim.

After this, captain Virat Kohli, who came to bat, was caught out by Sheldon Cottrell at the hands of Ravi Bishnoi. Kohli could only score 1 run on 5 balls.

Rahul's first century of the season

Batting first after losing the toss, Punjab scored 206 for 3 wickets. Lokesh Rahul hit the first century of this season of IPL. Apart from Rahul (132), Mayank Agarwal scored 26, Nicholas Puran scored 17 and Karun Nair scored 15 not out. Glenn Maxwell (5) could not do anything special in this match. At the same time, Shivam Dubey took 2 wickets and Yajuvendra Chahal took 1 wicket from Bengaluru.

Rahul became the Indian to score the biggest score in the league

Rahul scored his second century in the IPL. He has become the highest Indian batsman to score the highest in the league with an innings of 132 runs. Earlier, Rishabh Pant played an unbeaten innings of 128 runs. In this case, Chris Gayle is on top with a score of 175. Gayle (6) is also at the forefront of most centuries.

Kohli missed 2 catches of Rahul

On the last ball of the 17th over, Kohli missed Rahul's catch at the boundary. Dale Steyn had an over. At this time Rahul was playing for 83 runs.

On the last ball of the 18th over, Kohli left Rahul's second catch on the boundary. Navdeep Saini had an over. At this time Rahul was playing for 89 runs.

Gayle will get a chance at the right time: Rahul

Punjab captain Lokesh Rahul gave foreign players Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Jimmy Neesham and Sheldon Cottrell a chance in the playing XI. At the same time, RCB captained by Virat Kohli included foreign players Aaron Finch, AB de Villiers, Josh Philip and Dale Steyn. There was no change in the Bangalore team.

Two changes have been made in the Punjab team. Chris Jordan and Krishnappa Gautam did not feature in the squad. He was replaced by Murugan Ashwin and Jimmy Neesham. At the same time, skipping Gayle for the second consecutive match, captain Rahul said, "They will be included in the team at the right time." No one needs to worry about them. '

Expensive players from both teams

Captain Kohli is the most expensive player in RCB. The team will give him 17 crores of a season. After him, AB de Villiers is named in the team, who will get Rs 11 crore this season. At the same time, Captain Lokesh Rahul is the most expensive player in Punjab with a price of 11 crores and Glenn Maxwell 10.75 crores.

Cheapest player in the match

Padikkal and Josh Philip are the cheapest players in Bengaluru. The franchise will give them Rs 20 lakh each season. At the same time, Murugan Ashwin is the cheapest player in Punjab with a price of 20 lakhs and Sarfaraz Khan 25 lakhs.

Before entry into the stadium, mobiles of all players and staff were taken out of them. Only then did everyone arrive inside the stadium.

Bengaluru wins first match, Punjab loses

This season, both teams have played one match each, with Bangalore winning and Punjab losing. Talking of the last 4 matches, Bengaluru has defeated Punjab every time. At the same time, a match was played between the two teams in Dubai, in which Punjab won. This season, Punjab played their first match against Delhi, which was won by Delhi in the Super Over. At the same time, Bengaluru defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs in their first match.

RCB's success rate in IPL is 47.75%, higher than Punjab

RCB has a success rate of 47.75% in IPL. He has played 182 matches in the league so far, winning 87 matches and losing 95. At the same time, 4 matches were inconclusive. Punjab, on the other hand, has a Punjab success rate of 46.04%. Punjab has played 177 matches so far, winning 82 and losing 95.

Both Bengaluru and Punjab could not win the title

RCB played the final under the captaincy of Anil Kumble in 2009 and Daniel Vettori in 2011. The team also reached the final under Virat's captaincy in 2016. But each time the team's luck was bad. Punjab had played the final in 2014. He had to face defeat at Kolkata.