IPL 2020, Match 15: A look at the records scripted as RCB scripts a convincing win over RR

First Published 3, Oct 2020, 8:55 PM

Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) registered an easy win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) by a considerable margin of eight wickets. RCB have now topped the points table, conceding three of the four matches that they have played.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) registered an easy win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) by a considerable margin of eight wickets. RCB have now topped the points table, conceding three of the four matches that they have played.<br />
&nbsp;</p>

Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) registered an easy win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) by a considerable margin of eight wickets. RCB have now topped the points table, conceding three of the four matches that they have played.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">With quite some backlash that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) faced ahead of their defeat in their second match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), they have left no stones unturned to prove their worth. RCB defeated RR by eight wickets and conceded an easy victory at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. RCB are now scintillating at the top of the points table.</p>

With quite some backlash that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) faced ahead of their defeat in their second match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), they have left no stones unturned to prove their worth. RCB defeated RR by eight wickets and conceded an easy victory at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. RCB are now scintillating at the top of the points table.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Match Report:</strong><br />
With the toss in RR’s favor, they chose to bat initially. The decision backfired, as they lost their three wickets in the powerplay itself. It was Mahipal Lomror, who secured their face, contributing 47 runs with the bat, and managed little partnerships with the other players. RR, by the end of their innings, were able to put 154 runs on the board.</p>

Match Report:
With the toss in RR’s favor, they chose to bat initially. The decision backfired, as they lost their three wickets in the powerplay itself. It was Mahipal Lomror, who secured their face, contributing 47 runs with the bat, and managed little partnerships with the other players. RR, by the end of their innings, were able to put 154 runs on the board.

<p style="text-align: justify;">RCB, from the very start, looked way promising. The 99-run stand between Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli drove them to an easy victory, where they defeated RR by eight wickets.&nbsp;<br />
<strong>Let’s just look at records scripted during the match.</strong></p>

RCB, from the very start, looked way promising. The 99-run stand between Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli drove them to an easy victory, where they defeated RR by eight wickets. 
Let’s just look at records scripted during the match.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Padikkal becomes the first player to hit three 50+ scores in first four matches</strong><br />
The youngster took a major responsibility after Aaron Finch departed for cheap. He went onto score 63 off 45 balls and aggregated a 99-run partnership with Kohli to register their win.</p>

Padikkal becomes the first player to hit three 50+ scores in first four matches
The youngster took a major responsibility after Aaron Finch departed for cheap. He went onto score 63 off 45 balls and aggregated a 99-run partnership with Kohli to register their win.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Navdeep Saini enters maiden over club</strong><br />
Of late, Navdeep Saini has come up as a good bowler for RCB. In his spell of four overs, he conceded 37 runs and scalped a wicket. Besides, he bowled a maiden over, which is quite rare in a T20 game. He joins Shivam Mavi (KKR), Trent Boult (DC), and Sheldon Cottrell (KXIP).</p>

Navdeep Saini enters maiden over club
Of late, Navdeep Saini has come up as a good bowler for RCB. In his spell of four overs, he conceded 37 runs and scalped a wicket. Besides, he bowled a maiden over, which is quite rare in a T20 game. He joins Shivam Mavi (KKR), Trent Boult (DC), and Sheldon Cottrell (KXIP).

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Rahul Tewatia hit the maximum sixes in death overs</strong><br />
Tewatia, who has come up strong as a finisher for RR, has added his name in the list of hitting maximum sixes in the death overs this season. Overall, he has hit nine sixes so far and has equaled Kieron Pollard in this record.</p>

Rahul Tewatia hit the maximum sixes in death overs
Tewatia, who has come up strong as a finisher for RR, has added his name in the list of hitting maximum sixes in the death overs this season. Overall, he has hit nine sixes so far and has equaled Kieron Pollard in this record.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Tom Curran scripts the worst economy rate</strong><br />
Of all the 20 overs that he has bowled for RR this season, his economy rate has been all-time worst in IPL history. He has been highly uneconomical with an economy rate of 11.48.</p>

Tom Curran scripts the worst economy rate
Of all the 20 overs that he has bowled for RR this season, his economy rate has been all-time worst in IPL history. He has been highly uneconomical with an economy rate of 11.48.

loader