Indian Premier League 2020 Match 6, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab: In Pics

Sep 25, 2020, 00:06 AM IST

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!

Openers KL Rahul (23) and Mayank Agarwal (25) made a positive start for Kings XI Punjab as they managed to take Kings XI Punjab to 50/0 at the end of the powerplay. (Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)


Mayank Agarwal departed for 26

Yuzvendra Chahal was introduced into the attack by skipper Virat Kohli and he delivered in his very first over by bowling out Mayank Agarwal (26) with the googly. As a result, a crucial 57-run stand between Mayank and KL Rahul has also come to an end.(Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)


KL Rahul hits fifty

KL Rahul (52) has brought up his maiden IPL half-century of the season. The KXIP skipper achieved the feat by punching the first ball of the 12th over from Washington Sundar to long-on off the back foot. (Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)


Shivam Dube struck twice

Shivam Dube could be seen celebrating with his RCB teammates after removing Glenn Maxwell cheaply for five in the 16th over. He had earlier removed Nicholas Pooran for 17 during the match.(Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)


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

Kings XI Punjab bowler Sheldon Cottrell celebrates after removing Devdutt Padikkal (1) and RCB skipper Viat Kohli (1) cheaply in their chase of 207 runs.(Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)


RCB reduced to 63/5 at halfway mark

Royal Challengers Bangalore were reduced to 63 for five by Kings XI Punjab in their chase of 207 after the 10th over.  (Image Credits: Twitter/@IPL)


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)

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