RCB defeated CSK by 37 runs to mark a glorious victory in the 25th match of the 13th edition of the IPL. RCB have emerged victorious in Southern derby matches & this win will be a major boost for the RCB players.
RCB won the toss & opted to bat posting a total of 169 runs by losing four wickets. Captain Kohli was the highest run scorer for RCB hitting 90 runs off 52 balls in an inning which comprised of four boundaries & four sixes. Opener batsman Devdutt Padikkal was the second highest run scorer who scored 33 runs. Pacer Shardul Thakur emerged as the star bowler for CSK who dismissed Padikkal & AB De Villiers. CSK were never in the chase as they were losing wickets at regular intervals with South African all-rounder Chris Morris making an impact in his first game for RCB. CSK were restricted to just 132/8 as Morris took three wickets with Washington Sundar accounting for two wickets.