Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) slipped additional as they’ve misplaced half the aspect with the autumn of Glenn Maxwell within the twelfth over bowled by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner, Varun Chakravarthy.
Virat Kohli selected to bat first after successful the toss. He walked out to open in his two hundredth recreation for the RCB franchise. Kohli performed a crisp drive on the rise off Prasidh Krishna however fell the very subsequent ball.
The aspect started to crumble very quickly and with AB de Villiers going for a first-ball duck, their determination to bat first backfired. Maxwell was the final hope for the RCB, however he additionally fell, going for a wild slog towards the wily Chakravarthy.
The KKR spinner floated one which landed on the center and leg stump. It was a wrong-un which Maxwell didn’t learn. He opened as much as launch it exterior the stadium however the ball ripped previous the willow and crashed the highest of leg stump. It was Chakravarthy’s first wicket of the sport.
Earlier, the RCB franchise introduced that it will be donating to frontline employees for each boundary or wicket taken by the aspect. Kohli’s males are additionally sporting a blue jersey to honor the work accomplished by the employees towards the covid pandemic.
The match additionally marks Kohli’s two hundredth recreation for RCB, a feat achieved for a single franchise by no different participant. MS Dhoni is the following on the listing, representing Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) in 182 matches.
Sadly for the RCB skipper, the milestone has turned out to be nothing however depressing. He was dismissed on 5 by an in-ducker from Krishna, a mode of dismissal that has change into fairly synonymous with the legendary batsman.