RCB registered a crucial 10 runs victory over SRH in their Opening match of the IPL 2020 at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday. Chahal emerged the star performer of the match after grabbing three wickets in just four overs for RCB.
Even Captain Kohli hailed Chahal’s performance in Monday’s match. Chahal dismissed SRH’s star players like Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar & bagged victory for his team. Virat while praising Chahal in post match press conference said, “Yuzi came in and changed the game for us“.
“Tonight he showed that if you have skill, you can get purchase on any wicket and the way he came in and bowled attacking lines and he was the one in my opinion who changed the game,” he added.
Kohli also praised Devdutt padikkal who scored his first half-century & Aaron Finch & AB De Villiers who performed well with the bat & took RCB to a decent scores. The Indian Captain also said that his RCB squad was very positive throughout the match. Whereas SRH Captain David Warner felt that his team wasn’t lucky during the match. As his star player Mitchell Marsh got injured which proved costly for team’s victory.
Warner also felt that Chahal’s final over was the turner point of the game. Warner said, “Probably the last over of Chahal was the turning point out there. We have to go back to the drawing board; we obviously can’t fix what happened today but we have to go back and work hard before our next game in Abu Dhabi,” said the Australian batsmen.
RCB will face KXIP in their next match on September 24 while SRH will face KKR on September 26 in their next match.