RCB wins against GT with Kohli, Faf and Maxwell as the prime highlights

Royal Challengers go against Gujarat Titans and win the match by 8 wickets, finishing close with a 170/2 in 18.4 overs against Gujarat’s 168/5 in 20 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Pandya’s efforts go in vain as they lose an intense match.

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Indian Premier League 2022, Match 67: Hardik Pandya’s 62 went to no end as Gujarat went down to Bangalore. Royal Challengers Bangalore went against Gujarat Titans at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Virat Kohli got back to frame with a 54-ball 73 as Royal Contenders Bangalore crushed Gujarat Titans by eight wickets in their last association match to remain alive in the IPL play-off race then on Thursday. Pursuing 169, Kohli, who struck eight boundaries and two sixes, and chief Faf du Plessis (44) established the groundwork with a 115-run stand. Glenn Maxwell (40 not out off 18) gave the last little details as RCB beat home with eight balls remaining. Previously, captain Hardik Pandya hit an unbeaten 62 to assist GT with posting 168 for 5. Other than Hardik, David Miller (34) and Wriddhiman Saha (31) additionally made helpful commitments with the bat.

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 Gujarat Titans win the toss and chose to bat first. Saha and Shubman Gill start the proceedings for Gujarat. S Kaul to float the first over for RCB. Saha gets going with a limit this time. That is a six for Saha. He closes the over with a limit. Hazlewood takes the wicket of Shubman Gill and Maxwell takes a splendid catch toward the end. What a conveyance!! It’s an immense wicket for Bangalore. GT are21/1 after 3 overs. That is class batting from Saha. He hits a boundary against Hasaranga towards the deep square leg. Saha is playing cricket then. Maxwell astounds the remainder of the powerplay for Bangalore and gets a wicket then, at that point. He picks the wicket of Wade. That is great bowling!! Subsequent to hitting several great shots, Wade at last withdraws. Hasaranga in to astound the eleventh and starts with 1 run. 2 consecutive spots to follow. Incredible ball yet that gets to the limit for a four. Turned, got an external edge and battled down to the limit.

Maxwell in to bowl the fourteenth and great shot from Hardik Pandya yet a wonderful piece of fighting recoveries a four. Mill operator drops by and sends the ball out of the ground for a six!!! Next ball is an additional six!!! A level one this time. Valuable over. Wide ball. Hasaranga is to amaze the seventeenth. Only 1 run from the main ball. What’s more, yes!!! that is out. What a catch by Hasaranga off his own bowling. It was hit hard by Miller. GT123/4 after16.2 overs. eighteenth over now and Hazlewood is back. That is a four to begin procedure. Also, that is a wicket off the third chunk of the over. That is 2 fours in the nineteenth over by Hardik Pandya. What’s more, that is 50 for him. Rashid closes the over with a six! Hazlewood in to dumbfounded the last over and Pandya begins this one with a 6!! The fourth ball is additionally away for a six. Astounding hitting by Hardik. GT168/5 after 20 overs.

 Kohli and du Plessis are at the crease. Kohli is protesting. Shami will open the assault. A four from this over by Faf. Hardik Pandya in to amaze the substitute. Only one run from the initial 2 balls. Only 3 runs from that one and presently Shami into the bowl the third finished. 2 fours in this finish. Extraordinary several shots by Kohli. Inside edge and that is away for four. Last over inside the powerplay and Yash Dayal to float this bone. One more four by Kohli and the fifty association is finished. RCB55/0 after 6 overs. Yash Dayal to float the eighth over and the primary ball is ground for a four by Virat Kohli. This is the loftiest opening stage for RCB this season. du Plessis hits a boundary in the fifth ball. What a send off they’ve had. That is a mistake by Faf and at last RCB lost their most memorable wicket. Rashid Khan conveys as Hardik Pandya takes the catch. RCB 115/1 after14.3 overs. Maxwell gets in fourth stuff and hits a six going the substitute bundle of Hardik’s finish. Another four follows. Maxwell is simply taking it to the Gujarat chief. A switch-megahit and that is six further!!! He has truly decided this evening.

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 Yash Dayal came in to blow away the eighteenth and Maxwell took 2 off the primary ball. 150 up for Bangalore. Wide to follow. That is a four to sweeper cover now. RCB158/2 after 18 overs. Lockie Ferguson in to dumbfounded the nineteenth. Begins with a four, straight down the ground. That is another four. How great was that shot!!!! Top edge and that is a limit as it’s down finished. RCB won by 8 wickets.

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