IPL 2021: RCB vs RR Match 43 Report

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Dubai, 29th Sep 2021: Match no. 43 of Indian Premier League (IPL) saw the Royal Challenges Bangalores (RCB) beat the Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets at International Stadium, Dubai.

Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and, skipper Virat Kohli asked Sanju Samson led Rajasthan Royals to bat first. Rajasthan Royals openers Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal added 77 runs for the first wicket. Evin Lewis scored 58 runs in 37 balls with five fours and three maximums. Rajasthan Royals posted a challenging total of 149 in 20 overs for the loss of nine wickets. Purple Cap Holder Harshal Patel took 3 wickets in 4 overs. Yuzvendra Chahal and Shahbaz Ahmed chipped in with one wicket each.

Chasing the target of 150 runs, Royal Challengers Openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal added 48 runs for the first wicket. Glenn Maxwell smashed 50 runs in 30 balls with six fours and a single maximum. Royals Challengers achieved the target after lost three wickets in 17.1 over. Mustafizur Rahman took 2 wickets in three overs.