Virat and Gayle Turn it for RCB
Kohli played a captain’s knock with a Tremendous innings which helped the bangalore fanchise to pull out a thrilling victory over Hyderabad keeping themselves in the the hunt for the play-offs in the IPL cricket tournament after three previous editions.
In a match which was interrupted by rain ,firstly the match was cut short to eleven overs for the each side after winning the toss the men in orange choose to bat first.
Hyderabad Deposited a Huge competitive total of 135 runs with half-centuries from Henriques (57) and Captain Warner (52 not out) was given the to RCB in eleven overs.
While the Rain enter the Show again the Game was once again delayed and likely to be called-off then after so much
Arguments from the RCB skipper and a long conversation from Wicket Keeper Dinesh Karthik with Umpire and match officials the game was put to play for six over game as Bangalore needed to chase 81 Runs from six overs.
Chasing a down a huge target of 81 from 6 overs, Gayle started by carting Dale Steyn for a boundary and six off the first two deliveries while skipper Kohli also joining the party by a hitting the Proteas pacer for boundary as first over yielded 17 runs.when Steyn went for 17 the indian spearhead , Bhuvneshwar’s gone with 24 coming in the form of three boundaries and two sixes all hit by Gayle
After Gayle’s thundering initial spare of 35 from 10 balls he got caught by Dhawan in the mid wicket boundary from a slow delivery Henriques following him the ABD felled short to long on fence to steyn in very next ball.
Now pendulum again oscillated to Hyderabad Team as the over from henrique gone for only 3 runs with huge wickets and very tight overs from leggie Karan sharma and Ace mid pacer praveen kumar with quick fall of another two wickets .
Kohli, who nudged 44 from 19 balls got them crossed over the finishing line as he hit a six off Bhuvneshwar Kumar to start off celebrations in the RCB team. required 10 off last four balls , Kohli heeled a square drive followed by a finding a gap between point and gully before finishing off with a down the ground hit. which also helped the RCB to jump to second position with 15 points from 13 games from the Sixth position while SRH are at fourth place with 14 from 13 games.