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Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Live Summary, Match 33, Indian Premier League, 2020, October 17, 2020
RCB 179/3 (19.4)
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets
RR 177/6 (20)
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CRR: 8.85
Commentary :
19.4 : For Rajasthan, well, they had Kohli's men in quicksand but failed to contain the de Villiers blitzkrieg, which allowed the game to slip away. It was a case of so-near, yet so far for them. Gopal, Tewatia and Tyagi bowled well, taking 1 apiece and were economical by the match's standards as well. Unadkat took a pounding and surprisingly, their key bowler, Jofra Archer, went wicketless and conceded close to 10.5 runs per over. They would be ruing this opportunity which was well within their reach,
Right then, with that win, Bangalore have 12 points now, with 6 wins from 9 games. They have consolidated their position at No. 3 in the points table. For Rajasthan, it is the reverse, 6 losses in their 9 games. Things are looking pretty bleak for Rajasthan from here. They need to pull a rabbit out of the hat, if they are to reverse their fortunes. Right then, Super Saturday means double the excitement. Yes, Delhi are taking on Chennai at Sharjah. Switch tabs and catch our coverage of the same.
Earlier, after winning the toss, Smith opted to bat first in the searing Dubai heat. It was a good and yet tricky start for Rajasthan, as they started well but lost their top-order quickly. They recovered well to post 177 later on. Their bowlers kept a tight noose from the start, but allowed it to slip away later on. It went down to the wire but Bangalore pulled off a spectacular win.
Bangalore started off well, Padikkal opting to play second fiddle to Finch's hitting. But it was a short blitzkrieg as Finch departed after two biggies. And then, walked Kohli, to the middle. It was a very watchful passage, with Kohli going for his trademark 2s, while Padikkal lashed out at the loose deliveries and kept rotating the strike otherwise. The left-handed batsman later fell for a near-run-a-ball 35. Because he and the skipper started motoring late, the required rate started climbing u
Bangalore, what a thumping win in the end, here in Dubai. Spoils our hopes for a Super Over but boy do we not love to see him finishing off in such fashion. A huge win for Kohli's men. 
Jofra Archer to AB de Villiers, SIX! WOW! Game, set and match for AB de Villiers and Bangalore! What a shot to end the game! Archer goes for the yorker on the toes, de Villiers is deep inside his crease. He manages to get under the ball and whips it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie. BANGALORE WIN BY 7 WICKETS!
18.6 : Jofra Archer to bowl the final over of the match. 10 runs needed. Can Bangalore get it? Or are we in for a Super Over? A long time since the last one.
19.3 : Jofra Archer to AB de Villiers, Two now! Full and around off, de Villiers drills it down the ground. Before the long off fielder can get around, two taken. Bangalore just a hit away!
19.2 : Jofra Archer to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Single! De Villiers is back on strike. 7 needed in 4. Banged short and on middle, Gurkeerat looks to pull but the ball gets big on him. The ball hits the upper part of the bat and lobs towards mid-wicket. Single taken.
19.1 : Jofra Archer to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Couple to begin the over! A low full toss on middle, Gurkeerat flicks it wide of the deep square leg fielder. Tewatia does well to get to the ball, easy two. De Villiers is away from the strike again.
0.0 : DRINKS! 54 needed in 4 overs. AB de Villiers is out there! As long as he is there, one would assume that he can take his side home. Rajasthan would want to see him going back as quickly as possible. Let's see who raises their hand to remove the dangerous man. We are in for a thriller it seems. Also, Jaydev Unadkat is back on.
18.6 : Jaydev Unadkat to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, A single! 25 off the over. Full and wide outside off, Gurkeerat drills it down to sweeper cover for one. Gurkeerat will keep the strike. 10 needed in the last 6 balls.
18.54 : Jaydev Unadkat to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, FOUR! Gurkeerat joins the act now and Unadkat is getting a beating. Not sure if Unadkat was the perfect choice to bowl the penultimate over. Short and wide outside off, Gurkeerat slams it over cover-point and finds the fence.
Jaydev Unadkat to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, WIDE! A slower bouncer on middle and leg. The fingers are rolled on this one. It takes ages to get to the batsman. Gurkeerat tries to hammer it but misses. Wided for the height.
18.4 : Jaydev Unadkat to AB de Villiers, Finally bowls a yorker outside off, ABD pushes it down to sweeper cover for a run.
18.36 : Jaydev Unadkat to AB de Villiers, SIX! Three in a row! This is terrific stuff! Short and on middle, not pacy at all. De Villiers swivels and powers it over deep square leg for a biggie.
18.26 : Jaydev Unadkat to AB de Villiers, SIX! Two-in-two! And this one is even bigger. You just can't be bowling in the slot of de Villiers. Unadkat does that and gets slammed way over long on. Huge six. Unadkat under massive pressure.
18.16 : Jaydev Unadkat to AB de Villiers, SIX! ABD starts with a bang! A mssive six to begin the over! A length ball in the slot of de Villiers. It is the slower one. De Villiers powers it way over the deep mid-wicket for a massive six.
17.6 : Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, Single to end the over! A very good one form Kartik. Full and around off, de Villiers pushes it towards long off for a run. He will keep the strike for the next over. 35 needed in 12.
17.5 : Kartik Tyagi to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Three! Good effort from Unadkat. Kartik goes full and wide outside off, Gurkeerat manages to steer it over short third man. Unadkat there leaps high and gets a hand to it but it doesn't stick. It goes to third man and they take a run.
17.4 : Kartik Tyagi to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Excellent delivery! Full, fast and around off, Gurkeerat looks to slog but misses.
17.3 : Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, Gets it right this time. Low full toss, it is drilled down to long on for a run.
17.24 : Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, FOUR! Nicely done! There was nothing wrong with the ball but AB de Villiers is so good. He manages to dig it out through cover-point and it races away to the fence.
17.1 : Kartik Tyagi to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Very full and on middle, flicked down to long on for a run.
16.6 : Jaydev Unadkat to AB de Villiers, NOT OUT! Yes, de Villiers is very quick and safe! He would've had his heart in his mouth though when the ball went high in the air. Slower one outside off, de Villiers looks to slog it away but gets a top edge but the ball lands to safety. They go for the second run. Unadkar, the bowler, runs to the ball and fires the throw to the keeper who takes the bails off. The third umpire has been called in. Replays confirm de Villiers is safe.
16.5 : Is ABD safe?
Jaydev Unadkat to AB de Villiers, SIX! BOOM! Full and wide again but this time it is de Villiers on strike. He reaches out slams it over sweeper cover for a maximum.
16.4 : Jaydev Unadkat to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Finally gets off the strike. Full and wide again, this time Gurkeerat manages to connect it well and push it through covers for a run.
16.3 : Jaydev Unadkat to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Three dots in a row! Full and wide outside off, he tries to reach out but gets a bottom edge to the keeper.
16.2 : Jaydev Unadkat to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Change of pace again! Excellent bowling. Slower one and outside off, this time Gurkeerat jumps out of his crease to hammer it but misses.
16.1 : Jaydev Unadkat to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Play and a miss! Good start from Jaydev. The slower one from him. It is good length and outside off, Gurkeerat is beaten for pace as he tries to force it on the off side.
0.0 : Who will walk out to bat now? AB de Villiers it is.
15.6 : Jofra Archer to AB de Villiers, Full and wide outside off, driven hard but straight to the cover fielder. 10 off the over!
15.56 : Jofra Archer to AB de Villiers, SIX! THUMP! Much-needed biggie! Short and outside off, de Villiers moves inside and powers it way over deep mid-wicket for a bigige.
15.4 : Jofra Archer to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, 4 singles in a row! Singles won't hurt Rajasthan. A short ball on the body, Gurkeerat looks to pull but doesn't manage to middle. It hits the upper part and goes to fine leg. A single taken.
15.3 : Jofra Archer to AB de Villiers, One more single! Very full ball on middle, it is stroked down to long on for one by ABD.
15.2 : Jofra Archer to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Full and on middle, Gurkeerat flicks it to deep square leg and gets to the other end.
0.0 : Jofra Archer is back on. 2-0-17-0 are his figures so far.
15.1 : Jofra Archer to AB de Villiers, Full and on middle to begin, de Villiers flicks it down to deep mid-wicket for a single.
14.6 : Shreyas Gopal to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, A couple to end the over. Flatter ball around middle, Gurkeerat punches it wide of the long on fielder. Easy two taken. 64 more needed in last 5.
14.5 : Shreyas Gopal to AB de Villiers, Three now! Short and wide outside off, de Villiers cuts it uppishly between backward point and short third man. Before the fielder can do the mop up work near the ropes, three taken.
14.4 : Shreyas Gopal to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, On middle, Gurkeerat strokes it down to long on for one.
Shreyas Gopal to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, WIDE! Fires one down the leg side. Gurkeerat looks to sweep but misses. Wided.
14.3 : Shreyas Gopal to AB de Villiers, Another single! Flatter and on middle, pushed down to long on for one.
14.2 : Shreyas Gopal to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Short and on middle, pulled down to long on for an easy single.
0.0 : Rahul Tewatia has completed his quota. Shreyas Gopal is back in the attack now.
14.1 : Shreyas Gopal to AB de Villiers, Floated around off, driven down to long off for a run.
13.6 : Kartik Tyagi to Gurkeerat Singh Mann, A dot to end the over. This is hit towards cover-point for a dot.
13.5 : Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, Direct hit at the bowler's end would have been interesting. Very full ball on leg, de Villiers digs it out to square leg and takes a quick single. The throw comes in, de Villiers dives, the ball though misses the stumps. Would have been close had he hit, the fielder.
13.4 : Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, Outside off on a good length, steered to Archer at short third man. This time they stay where they are, the batters.
13.3 : Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, Confusion....but Mann is safe. He did not come out to get run out for a duck here. Outside off, de Villiers places this to Archer at short third man. Mann comes out of his crease at the non-striker's end, looking for a run. But de Villiers sends him back. The throw comes to the bowler's end, Mann dives, the ball misses the stumps. It is all happening here!
Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, WIDE! Goes for the bouncer but ends up bowling it down the leg side. De Villiers lets it be.
0.0 : Is that a clean catch? Has Tewatia taken a stunner? Is his foot touching the ropes? Things we ponder on as the umpires have called for the third umpire's assistance. OUT...it reads on the big board.
13.2 : Kartik Tyagi to AB de Villiers, Yorker outside off, dug out towards point.
0.0 : Who will walk out now? Gurkeerat Singh Mann it is.
13.1w : Kartik Tyagi to Virat Kohli, OUT! CAUGHT! Yes, it is a clean catch! And more importantly, it is a stunning take from Tewatia. We have seen catchs like these so many times. Kohli had picked the bones out of that flick. His powerfull wrists came into play as he whipped it off his pads powerfully. The ball was travelling but Tewatia was there at deep mid-wicket. He took the catch by moving to his right but the momentum was against him. So, he manages to lob the ball in the air before going to
12.6w : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, OUT! CAUGHT! Tewatia lets out a loud shout, he finally gets one. Padikkal's innings comes to an end. Flat ball around off, Padikkal looked to slam that over the leg side. However, he ends up getting a top edge. It goes sky-high but straight down the throat of Ben Stokes at long on. A simple catch and he takes it with ease.
12.5 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Outside off, flat, Padikkal hits it towards cover-point for a dot.
12.4 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Kohli pushes this towards point and takes a single.
Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, WIDE! Slips a fuller one down the leg side, Kohli looks to sweep but misses.
12.36 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, SIX! Change of gears for the skipper, Kohli? You bet. Full and around off and middle, Kohli lofts it mightily over long on for a huge biggie.
12.2 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Around off, flat, bunted down past mid off for a run.
12.1 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Shouts of catch but it lands safe. Fullish ball around off, Kohli comes down the pitch and lofts it towards long off. Stokes runs to his right but it falls well short of him. A single.
11.6 : Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, Yorker around off, Padikkal goes to the leg side and digs it out back to the bowler. Good finish from Tyagi. 8 off that over. 86 runs needed in 48 balls for Bangalore. 
11.5 : Kartik Tyagi to Virat Kohli, Full and outside off, driven down to long off for a single. Singles are not helping the cause at all.
11.4 : Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, Short ball, Padikkal moves to the leg side and looks to pull. The ball takes the bottom edge and goes to the off side. They pinch in a single. 87 needed from 50 balls.
Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, WIDE! Goes for a slow short ball but ends up bowling it down the leg side. Padikkal lets it be.
11.3 : Kartik Tyagi to Virat Kohli, Full and outside off, Kohli drives it past a diving Smith at cover, to wide long off. A run.
11.2 : Kartik Tyagi to Virat Kohli, Fullish again, on middle and leg this time. Kohli comes down and flicks it to the left of square leg. Hustles back in for the second.
0.0 : Kartik Tyagi is back on. Went for 12 in his first over. Smith wants a wicket.
11.1 : Kartik Tyagi to Virat Kohli, Fullish outside off, Kohli drives it to the right of sweeper cover and takes a couple.
10.6 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, A single to end. On the shorter side on middle and leg, tucked to square leg for a single. 94 runs needed in 54 balls for Bangalore. 
Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, WIDE! Bowls a flat one down the leg side, Kohli pulls himself to inside the line, wided.
10.5 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Outside off, on the shorter side, cut to deep point for a single.
10.4 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Kohli eases the flatter ball to long on for a single.
10.3 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Flatter ball on middle, Kohli comes down the track and dabs this to the man at short mid-wicket.
10.2 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Overthrows and a single. Shorter ball outside off, Padikkal cuts to Unadkat at short third man. The throw comes into the keeper's end, misses the stumps, goes through to the leg side. Bangalore run a single.
10.1 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Flatter ball, Padikkal hits it past the fielder at short third man and comes back in for the second.
9.66 : Shreyas Gopal to Virat Kohli, SIX! Sent into the crowd, if there were one, at this time. Shorter ball on the stumps, Kohli goes back and pulls this over deep mid-wicket for a soaring biggie.
9.5 : Shreyas Gopal to Virat Kohli, Another couple. Flatter ball on the stumps, tucked to square leg for a couple.
9.4 : Shreyas Gopal to Virat Kohli, Edgy there! The legbreak, a flatter one around off, Kohli looks to cut but gets an inside edge. Luckily, it goes past his stumps towards fine leg and a couple is taken.
9.3 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, Flat on the stumps, Padikkal tucks it to deep square leg. He wants two but the skipper is content with the single.
9.2 : Shreyas Gopal to Virat Kohli, On the shorter side around off, Kohli comes down the track and drives it past the diving mid off fielder for a run.
9.1 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, Flatter ball on middle and leg, tapped to the leg side for a single.
8.6 : DRINKS! An interesting passage of play this. Kohli is content with knocking the balls around, while Padikkal is lashing out at the loose balls on offer. Rajasthan have kept a good tight lid on the scoring rate, dismissing a dangerous-looking Finch. With the required rate at close to 10.5, it is time for these two to get going as Bangalore have good batting depth. Cannot afford the required rate to keep ballooning. Shreyas Gopal is back in the attack now.
Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Dot to end an action-packed over! Flatter and just outside off, pushed towards the cover fielder for nothing. 113 runs needed from 66 balls for Bangalore.
8.5 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal,Just short! Oh, dear! Tewatia is not pleased and the skipper either from the effort of the fielder. Tossed up and around middle this time, Padikkal goes for the slog sweep this time but gets a top edge. The ball balloons high in the air. Uthappa from fine leg start a bit late and fails to get under the ball. He dives forward to take but misses.
Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, WIDE! Action replay, again! Read the first two balls, exactly what happened. Wide outside off, Padikkal lets it be.
Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, WIDE! Another one! Flat and wide outside off, Padikkal lets it be again. Wided again.
Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, WIDE! Tewatia wants to stay away from the firing line. He bowls it wide outside off but it is way too wide. Padikkal lets it be. Wided.
8.4 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Flatter and outside off, Padikkal strokes it wide of the long off fielder for a couple.
8.3 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Just a single off the Free Hit! A high full toss but Kohli swings too hard and mistimes it towards deep mid-wicket. Just a run.
Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Fires it wide outside off, Padikkal reaches out and strokes it down to long off. A single taken. And the hooter buzzes. What does that indicate? Tewatia has overstepped. Free Hit time.
8.2 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Two dots! Same shot attempted again. Full and outside off, Padikkal looks to slog sweep but fails to connect.
8.1 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Full and outside off, Padikkal looks to slog sweep but the ball keeps low. He misses.
7.6 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, A dot to end. Length ball on top of the stumps, Kohli comes down the track and looks to cut but misses it. Change of pace did the trick as it was slower than the last one.
7.5 : Jaydev Unadkat to Devdutt Padikkal, Late call to play....Padikkal survives. Kohli wants one, hesitation, but gets one in the end. Slow short ball, Padikkal initially looked to leave it but wants to play later on. The ball takes the top edge and lobs uppishly but falls safely ahead of short third man. Kohli wants one, Padikkal hesitates initially but then they run the one in the end.
7.4 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, Full and outside off, driven to long off for a run.
7.3 : Jaydev Unadkat to Devdutt Padikkal, Outside off, Padikkal works this on the off side for a single.
7.2 : Jaydev Unadkat to Devdutt Padikkal, BEATEN! Length ball outside off, Padikkal hangs his bat outside the line. The ball whizzes past his outside edge.
7.1 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, Fullish on middle and leg, Kohli comes down and lofts this over short mid-wicket and gets to the other end.
6.6 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, On the shorter side outside off, Padikkal cuts but finds point.
6.5 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, On middle, clipped to the leg side for a single.
6.4 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Comes down the track, Padikkal, lifts the fullish ball uppishly over covers, towards extra cover. Takes one.
6.3 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Flatter ball on the leg pole, Kohli rocks back and hits it towards fine leg. Takes a single.
6.2 : Rahul Tewatia to Virat Kohli, Full and around off and middle, knocked towards backward point.
0.0 : Rahul Tewatia to bowl his first over.
6.1 : Rahul Tewatia to Devdutt Padikkal, Flat and outside off, tapped on the off side for a single.
5.6 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, Two to end the Powerplay! Shortish and just around off, Kolhi once again comes out of his crease, makes room and forces it through the covers. Takes easy two. 47/1 at the end the Powerplay. 131 needed in 84 balls.
5.5 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, Third dot in the over! Around off on a good length, Kohli pushes it towards the cover fielder.
5.44 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, FOUR! He finds the fence this time. Brilliant shot from Kohli. Jumps out of his crease, meets the ball on the full and uses his powerful wrists to flick it to the deep mid-wicket fence.
5.3 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, One more dot! Shortish and around off, Kohli looks to run it down to third man for a run but he finds the fielder, at short third man.
5.2 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, Good length ball on middle, tucked towards mid-wicket.
0.0 : Jaydev Unadkat to bowl now.
5.1 : Jaydev Unadkat to Virat Kohli, Just a mere push and it almost went to the fence. Good length ball just outside off, Kohli jumps out of his crease and forces it through backward point. Archer gives it a chase and keeps it down to a couple.
4.6 : Kartik Tyagi to Virat Kohli, Single to end the over! Good length and around off, Kohli pushes it towards covers and keeps the strike for the next over.
4.5 : Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, Quick single! Good length ball around off, he pushes it towards mid off and calls for the run. The skipper responds. The fielder there has a shy at the non-striker's end but he misses as Padikkal puts in a dive to make his crease.
4.44 : Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! Nicely done! This is top class from the young Padikkal. Good length ball outside off, he waits for the ball to come to him and then just taps it past the diving short third man fielder. He fails to stop and it races away to the fence.
4.34 : Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! Down the leg side and Tyagi gets the treatment it deserved. Short and down the leg side, Padikkal swivels and pulls it past the keeper and into the fine leg fence.
4.2 : Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, Play and a miss! Good length ball just outside off, Padikkal looks to drive away from his body but is beaten for the inside edge.
Kartik Tyagi to Devdutt Padikkal, WIDE! A length ball which goes way outside off. Padikkal lets it be. Wided.
4.1 : Kartik Tyagi to Virat Kohli, Good length ball just outside off, Kohli knocks it on the off side and gets to the other end.
3.6 : Kartik Tyagi is into the attack now.
Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, A couple to end the over. Full and on middle and leg, Padikkal sweeps it. The short fine leg fielder dives to his left and makes a half stop. Two taken. 5 runs and the wicket of the dangerous Finch off it.
3.5 : Shreyas Gopal to Virat Kohli, Kohli is up and running on the first ball. Flatter and around middle, he tucks it towards square leg for a run.
3.4 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, Full and on the pads, flicked towards short fine leg for a run.
3.3 : Virat Kohli walks out to bat now, at No. 3.
Shreyas Gopal to Aaron Finch, OUT! CAUGHT! Gopal strikes! Finch is out of here! It is that tossed up ball that gets Rajasthan the breakthrough. Gopal tosses it full and wide outside off, Finch looks to power it over long off but ends up getting a top edge. It balloons high in the air towards mid off. Uthappa there settles under it and takes it easily. Finch fails to convert his great start into the big innings.
3.2 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, Edgy run! Flighted and outside off, Padikkal looks to cut again but gets a thick outside edge. The ball goes to short third man for one.
3.1 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, Shortish and just around off, Padikkal cuts but finds the cover-point fielder.
2.66 : Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, SIX! BOOM! No, it is Finch who finishes off in style! Good contest between Archer and Finch but you will have to say with these two biggies, it is Finch who takes the honours. Gets under the full ball outside off and lifts it over long off for a biggie. 13 off the 3rd over.
2.5 : Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, Three dots in a row! Good comeback so far, after that six, from Archer. Good length ball just outside off, Finch looks to punch it on the up but the ball shapes away this time and beats the outside edge. Can Archer finish it well?
2.4 : Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, Bangs it short and on middle and leg, Finch sits under it.
2.3 : Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, Excellent comeback delivery from Archer. Gets the ball to come back in from a good length, Finch is beaten for the inside edge.
2.26 : Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, SIX! NAILED! Finch has smoked it! He has picked the bones out of this one! A good length ball just around off, he picks the ball and launches it way over wide long on for a massive six, towards the longest part of the ground.
2.1 : Jofra Archer to Devdutt Padikkal, Edgy! Good length ball just outside off, Padikkal looks to force it on the off side but gets a thick inside edge. The ball goes past his stumps and to short fine leg. A single taken.
1.6 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, On middle, Padikkal once again works it towards deep mid-wicket for one. 5 from first over of Shreyas.
1.5 : Shreyas Gopal to Aaron Finch, Skips down the track and looks to work it on the leg side but Gopal fires it on the pad. Finch misses to flick and is hit on the pad. The ball rolls towards the leg side and they take a leg bye.
1.4 : Shreyas Gopal to Aaron Finch, Tossed up and around off, pushed back to the bowler.
1.3 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, Quicker one on the pads, Devdutt nudges it towards square leg and gets to the other end.
1.2 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, On off, punched towards covers for nothing.
1.1 : Shreyas Gopal to Devdutt Padikkal, Excellent running! Flatter ball around middle, Padikkal clips it through square leg and scampers back for a couple.
0.6 : Who will bowl from the other end? Shreyas Gopal it is.
Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, A couple to end the over. A good length ball on middle, Finch tucks it through square leg. Finch wants two as he takes the first one really fast and completes the second easily.
Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, WIDE! Way down the leg side, Finch looks to flick but misses. Archer will have to bowl it again as the umpire wides it.
0.5 : Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, Fullish and on off, blocked.
0.4 : Jofra Archer to Aaron Finch, A ripper for Finch first up. Back of a length ball around off, angled in. Finch looks to block but as it gets closer to the bat, the ball moves a hint to beat the outside edge.
0.3 : Jofra Archer to Devdutt Padikkal, Shortish and just outside off, Padikkal waits for it and then dabs it down to third man for a single.
0.2 : Jofra Archer to Devdutt Padikkal, Gets behind the line this time and blocks it back to the bowler.
0.1 : We are back for the run chase! Both the umpires stride out to the middle. Aaron Finch and Devdutt Padikkal are the openers for Bangalore. They need to do well if Bangalore are to romp home here. Jofra Archer with the ball first up for Rajasthan. Here we go...
Jofra Archer to Devdutt Padikkal, Archer is on the money! 145-plus is the speed on the first ball. It is full and wide outside off, Padikkal is late in getting his bat down as it goes past him to the keeper.