IPL 2020: Team Chahal wins against Team Kohli in intra RCB practice match

First Published 17, Sep 2020, 8:27 PM

With almost a week before facing Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their opening game of the season, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) participated in their first practice match. An intra-match was conducted between Team Chahal and Team Kohli, where Chahal's side pulled off a big heist by defeating the formers.

<p style="text-align: justify;">With the first IPL match scheduled against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 21, RCB practiced an intra-RCB match, to give a final touch to their preparations.&nbsp;</p>

With the first IPL match scheduled against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 21, RCB practiced an intra-RCB match, to give a final touch to their preparations. 

<p style="text-align: justify;">The match was hosted to let players delve into the environment of what they will be facing when they play the franchises as per the match schedules.</p>

The match was hosted to let players delve into the environment of what they will be facing when they play the franchises as per the match schedules.

<p style="text-align: justify;">Opening up the Chahal’s side, it was Devdutt Padikkal, who was to open the innings with AB de Villiers.</p>

Opening up the Chahal’s side, it was Devdutt Padikkal, who was to open the innings with AB de Villiers.

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Chahal’s put up a formidable total of 126, with de Villiers scoring the highest, 43 runs of 33 balls.</p>

The Chahal’s put up a formidable total of 126, with de Villiers scoring the highest, 43 runs of 33 balls.

<p style="text-align: justify;">From the Kohli’s squad, the youngster Washington Sundar surfaced as a scintillating star, who bowled four overs for just 11 runs, taking a couple of wickets.</p>

From the Kohli’s squad, the youngster Washington Sundar surfaced as a scintillating star, who bowled four overs for just 11 runs, taking a couple of wickets.

<p style="text-align: justify;">RCB’s speedster, Dale Steyn, representing team Kohli also bowled his four-over spell.</p>

RCB’s speedster, Dale Steyn, representing team Kohli also bowled his four-over spell.

<p style="text-align: justify;">Despite some good hitting from Virat Kohli, his team could not win against Chahal’s.</p>

Despite some good hitting from Virat Kohli, his team could not win against Chahal’s.

<p style="text-align: justify;">Uncapped spinner Shahbaz Ahmed also shone for Team Chahal and bowled a matching-winning spell of 3/13 in his four overs.</p>

Uncapped spinner Shahbaz Ahmed also shone for Team Chahal and bowled a matching-winning spell of 3/13 in his four overs.

<p style="text-align: justify;">Overall, it was a power-packed performance from both sides, which aimed to grill the players ahead of the IPL session. With team Chahal winning, the match boosted the overall morale of the players.</p>

Overall, it was a power-packed performance from both sides, which aimed to grill the players ahead of the IPL session. With team Chahal winning, the match boosted the overall morale of the players.

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