Captain Faf Du Plessis continued his red-hot type by smashing 55 off 44, whereas Glenn Maxwell additionally struck 54 off simply 33 as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) thrashed Rajasthan Royals (RR) by an enormous margin of 112 runs in match No. 60 of IPL 2023 in Jaipur. Chasing a goal of 172, the Royals’ batting line-up collapsed miserably as they registered the third-lowest complete of 59 within the historical past of the competitors.
Speaking about how the sport panned out, du Plessis received the toss and opted to bat first. Virat Kohli performed a scratchy innings of 18 off 19, however du Plessis and Maxwell got here to the rescue once more. The pair added 69 runs for the second wicket, whereas it was left-hander Anuj Rawat who offered the late flourish for the guests. He smashed an unbeaten 29 off simply 11 with three fours and two sixes as his aspect managed to go previous the 170-run mark.
In reply, RR by no means regarded like within the run-chase. Openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler each bagged a duck, the fourth for the latter this season. Captain Sanju Samson received dismissed for simply 4, whereas Joe Root scored ten. Shimron Hetmyer struck 35 off 19 with one 4 and 4 maximums, however wickets stored tumbling at common intervals. Wayne Parnell recorded his greatest figures of three/10 (3), whereas Michael Bracewell and Karn Sharma took two wickets apiece. With this win, RCB moved to the fifth place whereas RR are positioned sixth within the desk. For his strong spell upfront, Parnell grabbed the Participant of the Match award.
In the meantime, listed below are a few of the vital stats and numbers from Match No. 60 between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore within the Indian Premier League 2023:
16 – Dinesh Karthik is now joint-top with Rohit Sharma for registering essentially the most geese (16) within the IPL.
4034 – Faf du Plessis reached the landmark of 4000 runs within the IPL. He grew to become the fourth abroad participant after David Warner (6265), AB de Villiers (5162), and Chris Gayle (4965) to attain the feat.
105 – Virat Kohli has now taken the second-most catches (105) by a fielder within the league. He surpassed Kieron Pollard’s tally of 103. Suresh Raina tops the chart with 109 catches.
59 – RR recorded the third-lowest complete of 59 within the IPL. The highest-two lowest scores had been registered by RCB (49 in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017) and RR (58 in opposition to RCB in 2009).
4 – Jos Buttler has now recorded essentially the most geese (4) in IPL 2023. Karthik, Sunil Narine, and Krunal Pandya are tied within the second spot with three geese.
112 – RCB achieved their largest win when it comes to runs (112) away from house. Beforehand, they received by a margin of 82 runs in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Sharjah in 2020.
3/10 – Wayne Parnell scripted his greatest bowling figures of three/10 within the league. His earlier greatest of three/27 got here for Pune Warriors India in opposition to the identical opposition RR in 2013.
2 – For the second time, each RR openers received dismissed for a duck. Graeme Smith and Swapnil Asnodkar suffered an undesirable report in opposition to Deccan Chargers within the 2009 version.
7 Buttler grew to become the seventh batsman to report 4 geese in an IPL season. The opposite six gamers are Herschelle Gibbs (2009), Mithun Manhas (2011), Manish Pandey (2012), Shikhar Dhawan (2020), Eoin Morgan, and Nicholas Pooran, each in 2021.
7.80 – Kohli has managed to attain simply 39 runs in his 5 innings at a mere common of seven.80 in opposition to RR.