Virat scored his first half-century of the season & along with partner Devdutt Padikkal led RCB to a spectacular eight wicket win for RCB over Rajasthan Royals in 15th Match of the IPL.
RCB have beaten Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets & moved on top of the points table. Devdutt Padikkal & captain Kohli scored half centuries to take RCB towards a spectacular win. Chasing a 155 run target set by Rajasthan Royals Kohli remained unbeaten on 72 runs off 53 balls with seven fours & two sixes in his innings while Padikkal hit 63 runs off 45 deliveries. After winning the toss & opting to bat first, Steve Smith’s Rajasthan Royals were reduced to 31 runs on 3 wickets & later lose 4 wickets on 70 runs before Mahipal scored 47 runs handling Rajasthan Royals batting order. Rahul Tewatia hit three sixes to finish scoring 24 runs off 12 balls in the end of the innings to ensure that Rajasthan Royals set a decent total. For RCB, Chahal emerged as the best bowler who finished with 3/24.