Dubai: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) team has defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 97 runs in the sixth match of IPL 13 (IPL 2020). RCB team led by captain Virat Kohli collapsed like cards for 109 runs in 17 overs in response to the target of 207 runs given by Punjab. In the meantime, we are going to tell you, 5 big reasons for the defeat of RCB.
RCB failed to give initial setback to Punjab
Significantly, RCB captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bowl first, which proved to be wrong. Kings XI Punjab openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal gave a quick start to the team, scoring 50 runs without any loss in the powerplay.
Virat Kohli gave two lives to KL Rahul
When Kings XI Punjab’s innings was heading towards a big score in the last over, then RCB captain Virat Kohli at the time took a catch in the 17th and 18th overs to give L. Rahul two. Gave life The last thing was that in the end Rahul played a stormy innings of 132 not out from 69 balls and brought the score of Kings XI to 206 runs.
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RCB spent 74 runs in Death Overs
The problem of poor bowling in the Death Overs in front of Royal Challengers Bangalore remains in this IPL season as well. In this match against Punjab, RCB bowlers took 74 runs in the last 4 overs. In these last 4 overs Bangalore’s team could not manage to take a single wicket.
RCB started very poorly
RCB’s team started chasing a target of 207 runs was very disappointing. The Bangalore team lost their first 3 wickets including captain Kohli for just 4 runs. After such a poor start, it was estimated that the match slipped from the hands of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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Kohli’s army is burdened with a big goal
Despite a poor start, Royal Challengers Bangalore team could not return for a moment in this match against Kings XI Punjab. Alam has been that the whole team collapsed like playing cards under the pressure of a huge target of 207 runs. At this time, Kohli’s team could not play even the full 20 overs and was all out at 109 in 17 overs. Because of which Bangalore got their first defeat of this tournament by 97 runs.