Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a dominating victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium. They demolished their opposition in both batting and bowling and secured 2 more points in the IPL points table. RCB batted first, put up a good score of 192 on the scoreboard, and lost only 3 wickets. Coming to bowl in the second innings, they got Sunrisers Hyderabad all out within 125 in 19.4 overs, thus securing the victory by a big margin of 67 runs. Here are 3 factors to consider that led RCB to win the match.
RCB batters getting runs
Though Virat Kohli received a golden duck, except him all the batters of Bangalore who came to bat, scored runs, which led them to put up 192 on the scoreboard. Special mention goes to Faf du Plessis, who scored 73 of 50 balls, and Rajat Patidar and Glenn Maxwell got runs as well. Also, Dinesh Karthik’s speedy innings at the end led RCB to put up a good total of 192.
Dinesh Karthik’s 8 balls 30*
Though the top and middle-order got runs, in the end, it was Dinesh Karthik who finished the first innings brilliantly and led RCB to a big total. He scored a stormy 8 balls 30 runs, with 1 four and four sixes, with a strike rate of 375. The destructive batting by Dinesh Karthik at the end for Bangalore was the reason, the mindset of the orange army got destroyed and they go all out in 125.
Hasaranga’s 5 wicket haul
Though RCB batted brilliantly, ultimately it was RCB’s bowling that got SRH all out at 125. Wanindu Hasaranga deserves the top mention here who has been in phenomenal form this season and picked up 5 wickets in the match. He was given the man of the match award for his brilliance.