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Kohli, DK leads RCB to register their first victory of the season: RCB vs PBKS 2024 Highlights

RCB vs PBKS 2024 Highlights: Virat Kohli’s explosive opening 77 runs lead RCB to register their first victory of the season by beating Punjab Kings by 4 wickets.

As per IPL 2024 Schedule, RCB will face Punjab Kings to play the 6th match of the season on March 25 in Bengaluru.

DK Helps RCB to Beat PBKS by 4 Wickets

Royal Challengers Bengaluru who lost their first game of the season against the defending champions CSK made their first victory of the season by beating Punjab Kings in their home venue.

Faf du Plessis chose to bowl first after winning the toss where Shikhar Dhawan and Bairstow opened the inning for PBKS. After Bairstow was dismissed for 8 runs, skipper Dhawan and Prabhsimran made a 55 runs stand for the next wicket.

Punjab Kings scored 176 runs for 6 wickets loss at the end of 20 overs. On the other hand, Virat Kohli and Faf opened the inning for RCB. While fans expected an impressive batting performance from their opening duo, but RCB skipper failed to fulfil their expectations and lost his wicket to Rabada after scoring just 3 runs.

The chase master took the responsibilities on his shoulders and led the team from the front. Virat scored 77 runs off 49 deliveries and lost his wicket ti Harshal Patel in a crucial stage.

RCB’s middle-order batter failed to build a match-winning partnership but Dinesh Karthik who is well known as a death-over specialist led the team to win the game by 4 wickets with 4 deliveries left.

RCB vs PBKS 2024 Highlights

Punjab Kings Batting

BATTING R B M 4s 6s SR
Shikhar Dhawan (c) c Kohli b Maxwell 45 37 54 5 1 121.62
Jonny Bairstow c Kohli b Mohammed Siraj 8 6 11 2 0 133.33
Prabhsimran Singh c †Anuj Rawat b Maxwell 25 17 26 2 2 147.05
Liam Livingstone c †Anuj Rawat b Joseph 17 13 13 1 1 130.76
Sam Curran c †Anuj Rawat b Yash Dayal 23 17 27 3 0 135.29
Jitesh Sharma † c †Anuj Rawat b Mohammed Siraj 27 20 32 1 2 135
Shashank Singh not out 21 8 14 1 2 262.5
Harpreet Brar not out 2 2 7 0 0 100
Royal Challengers Bengaluru Bowling
BOWLING O M R W ECON 0s 4s 6s WD NB
Mohammed Siraj 4 0 26 2 6.5 12 4 0 0 0
Yash Dayal 4 0 23 1 5.75 13 3 0 2 0
Alzarri Joseph 4 0 43 1 10.75 8 4 2 2 0
Cameron Green 2 0 19 0 9.5 3 1 1 1 0
Mayank Dagar 3 0 34 0 11.33 4 1 3 0 0
Glenn Maxwell 3 0 29 2 9.66 6 2 2 0 0

Royal Challengers Bengaluru Batting

BATTING R B M 4s 6s SR
Virat Kohli c Harpreet Brar b Patel 77 49 76 11 2 157.14
Faf du Plessis (c) c Curran b Rabada 3 7 13 0 0 42.85
Cameron Green c †Sharma b Rabada 3 5 9 0 0 60
Rajat Patidar b Harpreet Brar 18 18 23 1 1 100
Glenn Maxwell b Harpreet Brar 3 5 8 0 0 60
Anuj Rawat † lbw b Curran 11 14 20 1 0 78.57
Dinesh Karthik not out 28 10 22 3 2 280
Mahipal Lomror not out 17 8 18 2 1 212.5
Punjab Kings Bowling
BOWLING O M R W ECON 0s 4s 6s WD NB
Sam Curran 3 0 30 1 10 7 6 0 0 0
Arshdeep Singh 3.2 0 40 0 12 9 5 2 3 0
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 23 2 5.75 13 3 0 1 0
Harpreet Brar 4 0 13 2 3.25 12 0 0 0 0
Harshal Patel 4 0 45 1 11.25 6 4 2 3 0
Rahul Chahar 1 0 16 0 16 1 0 2 0 0

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