IPL 2020: Ruturaj Gaikwad highlights CSK's win against RCB, as here are the records scripted
As the bottom-placed team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat the third-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the points table, CSK rose to the seventh position. As CSK register an easy win of eight wickets, let’s just hog some light on the records scripted during the match.
The Green jersey for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) chimed in with a bit of tough luck, as they lost their match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by eight wickets in Dubai. RCB players struggled both with the bat and the ball, which diverted the match towards CSK's win.
Match report: RCB won the toss and chose to bat first. The decision didn’t favour them, as they were off to a shaky start. It was skipper Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, who provided the little buoyancy in between. With the wicket-to-wicket bowling from CSK bowlers, RCB struggled a bit and managed to aggregate only 145 runs at the end of their innings.
In return, CSK batsman took on RCB bowlers quite confidently. They were off to a decent start following, as the 67-run stand between Ambati Rayudu and Ruturaj Gaikwad gave them the push in the middle overs. Thus, CSK won the match convincingly by eight wickets.
Most wickets as BOWLED in IPL 2020
Yuzvendra Chahal equals Jasprit Bumrah and Anrich Nortje to have dismissed maximum batsmen this IPL via bowled. All three have bowled six batsmen so far.
Virat Kohli scripts a unique one
In the half-century that Virat Kohli scored off 43 balls, he hit just a four and a six. These are the fewest boundary shots for any player in a 50+ score in IPL history.
Kohli-de Villiers registered a different record
The Virat-AB pair took 47 balls for their 50-run stand in their match against CSK. This is the most they have ever taken for a 50-run stand in the IPL to date.
Kohli enters 200 sixes record club
As Kohli hit a six in today’s innings, he became the fifth player in IPL history to smash 200 sixes. Besides, he is only the third Indian to achieve this distinction.