8th Match Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab 13 April Live

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Indian Premier League, 8th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab at Bengaluru, Apr 13, 2018

Kings XI Punjab 155/10

8.01
19.2 Overs

Royal Challengers Bangalore 159/6

8.15
19.3 Overs

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

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Batsman R B S.R
AB de Villiers (rhb) 57 40 142.50
Quinton de Kock (lhb) 45 34 132.35
Bowller O M R W Econ
Ravichandran Ashwin (ob) 4.0 0 30 2 7.50
Axar Patel (ob) 4.0 0 25 1 6.25

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11.50pm Join Deep Dasgupta as he reviews this game on Matchday Runorder. Catch it on our homepage or on Facebook.

Umesh, Man of the Match: I just back myself and I just practiced in the nets. I was bowling quick and at the stumps, sometimes I try too many variations. Nehra wants to keep it simple and Virat also. I am just trying my best to bowl a hard length and into the wicket. I just don’t worry about variations and keep it simple. This was slow, Kolkata was fiery and back of a length was kicking up. I enjoyed Yuvraj Singh’s wicket. That was the best.

Kohli: Very happy to get on the board. First home game is very crucial always. We were decent in the first game and we improved on it. We knew the new ball will come on nicely. Then the bowlers showed composure. Umesh took three wickets and blocked the momentum. Credit to Umesh, Washington, Woakes, and Khejroliya. Once you have five bowlers, you can pick and choose later. We wanted to give them more responsibility. I think 170 would have been par, the pitch is slightly better than last year. We lost two wickets in two balls in the last two games. We need to string partnerships and losing quick wickets puts you behind the eight ball.

11.45pm Ashwin: I am proud of the way the boys fought. We were probably 20-30 runs short. We go down, we go down like this. The pressure is on RCB, they have the big players. Captaincy is good and I am enjoying it. I can’t ask for anything more from the boys. There was a lot of dew but good bowlers are always good bowlers.

AB: I was so keen to be not out and win it. I am sorry for it. I love getting not outs and guiding a team to a win. I was getting frustrated but got some hits in the end. The wicket was a little bit on the slower side. From our side, Washington and Chahal bowled well. Yadav’s strikes was a pivotal moment. No place like this. Special to play the Chinnaswamy. We did not have a good season last year and we are going to make up for it this year.

11.40pm Kings XI made early inroads in the chase with Axar dismissing McCullum and Mujeeb storming through the gate of Kohli. De Kock then dominated a 54-run stand with de Villiers before running past a slider from Ashwin. De Villiers overcame a scratchy start to hit a flurry of boundaries in the end overs. He fell with his side needing 10 off 11 balls and three balls later, Mandeep was run out but Sundar and Woakes sealed the deal for RCB.

That is all she wrote for tonight. Thanks for reading. Goodbye and good night for now

19.3 4 Sharma to Washington Sundar pitched up and outside off, Sundar lays into a drive and carts it away to the cover boundary to snap RCB’s five-match losing streak at home FOUR

Mohit runs in, the leg umpire suggests the players are moving in the field, Sundar pulls out.

Woakes goes up to Sundar and has a word with the batsman

19.2 0 Sharma to Washington Sundar slower ball, floats away outside off, 107.4ks, foxes Sundar no run
19.1 4 Sharma to Washington Sundar dug in short and outside off, Sundar leaps and ramps it away to the third man boundary to level the scores. Third man isn’t fine enough to cut it off FOUR

RCB need five off the last over. Mohit to bowl it

End of Over 19 151 runs This Over (5 runs)




18.6 0 Tye to Woakes back of a length and zips through outside off, past the outside edge no run
18.5 1 Tye to Washington Sundar back of a length and angling away outside off, punched sensibly through the covers 1 run

Sundar joins Woakes

18.4 1 Tye to Mandeep Singh shortish and outside off, Mandeep swats it across the line to deep midwicket. Mandeep chances a second. It just wasn’t there. Dagar, the sub fielder, throws it flat and hard to the keeper, who takes the bails off to catch Mandeep well short of the crease 1 run, OUT
Mandeep Singh run out 22 (19b 1×4 0x6) SR: 115.78
18.3 2 Tye to Mandeep Singh full-toss on middle, tapped to cow corner for a double 2 runs
18.2 1 Tye to Woakes back of a length on middle, hangs back and chips it in the air past the right of midwicket 1 run

Woakes

18.1 W Tye to de Villiers Tye hushes the Chinnaswamy into silence. He goes short and outside off, AB upper cuts it in the air and holes out to Karun Nair at deep point. Tye gives Kings XI hope. RCB need 10 off 11 balls OUT
AB de Villiers c Nair b Tye 57 (40b 2×4 4×6) SR: 142.50

End of Over 18 146 runs This Over (12 runs)




Jahish Khan: “Mujeeb’s biggest over [19runs] yet Rashid’s biggest over [29 runs] are against ABD, Might be the best batsman for this reason! ”

17.6 1 Sharma to de Villiers middle-stump yorker, squeezed through midwicket 1 run
17.5 1 Sharma to Mandeep Singh back of a length on off, Mandeep loses his shape as he swipes an inside edge to square leg 1 run
17.4 1 Sharma to de Villiers very full and outside off, shuffles across and punches down the ground to long-off 1 run
17.3 2 Sharma to de Villiers back of a length and outside off, knuckle ball? AB shuffles across off and swats it past the right of long-on 2 runs
17.2 6 Sharma to de Villiers Mohit floats a slower ball on middle from the back of the hand, de Villiers picks it, waits for the ball to arrive and launches it with great authority over the long-on boundary. What a way to bring up a fifty. AB pumps his fists as he acknowledges the dugout. Kohli applauds. Three sixes on the bounce for AB. How the match has turned SIX
17.1 1 Sharma to Mandeep Singh off-stump yorker, dug out through cover-point 1 run

End of Over 17 134 runs This Over (19 runs)




Mujeeb’s first three overs went for only 10. He concedes 19 off the last

Varun: The crowd has gone berserk. They weren’t pleased by the whole collision business between AB and Mujeeb. Their gladiator has answered.

16.6 6 Mujeeb Ur Rahman to de Villiers This is more emphatic from AB and the Chinnaswamy roars in approval. Dragged down outside off, rocks back and nails a pull over midwicket. He sends it soaring into the stands SIX
16.5 6 Mujeeb Ur Rahman to de Villiers floated full and outside off, AB goes for the loft. Instead he slices it, but that’s enough to clear the boundary at the Chinnaswamy. Up and over the long-off boundary SIX
16.4 1 Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Mandeep Singh zippy offbreak on middle, pushed back to Mujeeb, and he lets the ball burst through his hands for a single. Mujeeb and AB collide. Just a single 1 run
16.3 4 Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Mandeep Singh short offbreak on middle, Mandeep goes deep in the crease and middles a pull to the left of deep square leg FOUR
16.2 1 Mujeeb Ur Rahman to de Villiers short and wide outside off, AB backs away and slaps it away to wide long-off for just a single 1 run
16.1 1 Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Mandeep Singh wide of the crease, Mujeeb gets it to hold its line outside off, cracked to the covers, where Karun runs in, collects the ball, and throws it to the keeper. AB is quick enough to complete the single 1 run

Varun from the Chinnaswamy: “Woakes and Washington, who are padded up, both went out to the pitch during the time out with batting coach Gary Kirsten. I’m not sure for what…” Here’s Mujeeb for his last over. The wicket of AB will all but seal the match

End of Over 16 115 runs This Over (6 runs)




Time out. RCB need 41 off 4 overs

15.6 2 Tye to de Villiers back of a length and outside off, AB reaches out for the ball with his hands and scoops it off the toe end to long-off 2 runs
15.5 1 Tye to Mandeep Singh really full on off, Mandeep can’t get under it, forced to long-on 1 run
15.4 1 Tye to de Villiers back of a length on the leg stump, cramps the batsman for room, off the thigh and rolls past Rahul 1 leg bye
15.3 0 Tye to de Villiers floats a slower full-toss outside off, stabbed straight back to Tye no run
15.2 1 Tye to Mandeep Singh dug short on off, slugged away to deep square leg 1 run
15.1 1 Tye to de Villiers down the track and toe-ends a full-toss to cover 1 run

End of Over 15 109 runs This Over (9 runs)




14.6 1 Sharma to de Villiers low full-toss on off, clubbed away to wide long-on 1 run

Ashwin has angrily swapped Karun Nair and Axar. Nair was at deep midwicket and Axar at extra cover

14.5 4 Sharma to de Villiers low full-toss outside off again, AB shimmied outside leg, then jumps across off and slog-sweeps it between deep midwicket and wide long-on. Neither Karun nor Stoinis committed. They simply let the ball through them to the boundary FOUR
14.4 1 Sharma to Mandeep Singh slower one from the back of the hand, short on middle, dragged away to deep midwicket 1 run

Squads

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad Kings XI Punjab Squad

Virat Kohli,

Moeen Ali,

Corey Anderson,

Murugan Ashwin,

Yuzvendra Chahal,

Aniket Choudhary,

Colin de Grandhomme,

Quinton de Kock,

Pavan Deshpande,

AB de Villiers,

Aniruddha Joshi,

Sarfaraz Khan,

Kulwant Khejroliya,

Brendon McCullum,

Mandeep Singh,

Mohammed Siraj,

Pawan Negi,

Parthiv Patel,

Navdeep Saini,

Tim Southee,

Manan Vohra,

Washington Sundar,

Chris Woakes,

Umesh Yadav,

Ravichandran Ashwin,

Akshdeep Nath,

Mayank Agarwal,

Mayank Dagar,

Ben Dwarshuis,

Aaron Finch,

Chris Gayle,

Manzoor Dar,

David Miller,

Mujeeb Ur Rahman,

Karun Nair,

Axar Patel,

Lokesh Rahul,

Ankit Rajpoot,

Pardeep Sahu,

Mohit Sharma,

Barinder Sran,

Marcus Stoinis,

Manoj Tiwary,

Andrew Tye,

Yuvraj Singh,

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