Indian Premier League 2020 Match 6, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab: In Pics
RCB opt to bowl against KXIP
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the toss and elected to bowl first against Kings XI Punjab in their second tie of the ongoing 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday.
RCB have dominated the recent head-to-head meetings between the two sides, having won four out of their previous five IPL matches against the Punjab-based franchise.
Both RCB and KXIP are yet to win the title at the IPL and keen to turn the things around this time around. (Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)
Kings XI Punjab - Playing XI
Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul has made two changes in their Playing XI for their second league match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 against Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Jimmy Neesham and M Ashwin have been called up in the Kings XI Punjab Playing XI in place of Chris Jordan and Krishnappa Gowtham, respectively.
The Punjab-based franchise are going into the match with four overseas players namely Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell and Jimmy Neesham. (Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)
Royal Challengers Bangalore - Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli has decided to go into their clash against King XI Punjab with the same Playing XI that helped the side seal a 10-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad in the opening match.
The Bangalore-based franchise has opted for these four overseas players for their second match: Aaron Finch, AB de Villiers, Josh Philippe (wk) and Dale Steyn.
A solid start from KXIP openers!
Mayank Agarwal departed for 26
KL Rahul hits fifty
Shivam Dube struck twice
KL Rahul hits first ton of IPL 2020
KL Rahul brought up the first ton of the ongoing 2020 IPL season off 62 balls. He reached the mark by carving a full ball from Dale Steyn in the 19th over towards short third man to bring up his second IPL hundred.His blistering knock of 132 also helped KXIP post a mammoth total of 206/3 in their stipulated 20 overs against RCB. (Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)
Sheldon Cottrell struck twice for KXIP
RCB reduced to 63/5 at halfway mark
KXIP thrash RCB by 97 runs
Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul notched up the highest individual score by an Indian in the history of the Indian Premier League to help his franchise thrash Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 97 runs in Dubai on Thursday. The Kings XI Punjab skipper notched up a blistering knock of 132 runs off 69 balls. (Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)