On a good batting area, Royals managed a full which could be 25 operates shorter but credit rating for the decent rating goes to a counter-attacking energy from all-rounder Shivam Dube (46 off 32 balls) which stemmed the rot and significant-hits from Tewatia (40 off 23 balls) that assisted them get past 175-run mark.
Dube smashed two sixes and 5 fours and with Riyan Parag (25 off 15 balls) supplying him good aid, included 66 runs for the fifth wicket off only 6.2 overs to give his team’s whole some semblance of respectability.
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While the huge all-rounder was at ease enjoying at “property”, making use of the pace of deliveries, the profligate leading-purchase of Royals when once again flattered to deceive alongside with their skipper Sanju Samson, who has been “constantly inconsistent”.
It took Dube’s extraordinary exertion to lend some muscle mass to the Royals’ rickety-hunting scorecard.
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For RCB, Mohammed Siraj’s (3/27 in 4 overs) off-cutter initial-up cleaned Jos Buttler (8) and Manan Vohra (7) , with one more atrocious shot selection off Kyle Jamieson (1/28 in 4 overs), could possibly have ensured a lengthy spell for himself in the dug-out.
Siraj then unleashed a great toe-crusher for David Miller () as skipper Virat Kohli produced a excellent phone for DRS.
Samson (21 off 18 balls), preserved his near 10 years-extended IPL custom of fizzling out soon after just one or two good knocks as a 6 off Washington Sundar was adopted by an indiscreet chip shot at mid-wicket.
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Dube barely utilized his toes as the two sixes in one above from Yuzvendra Chahal (/18 in 2 overs) more than lengthy-on pressured Kohli to consider his leg-spinner out of attack. In scenario of fast bowlers, he employed the ramp shot when nearly anything small was bowled on the off-stump channel.
The shot that stood out was played by Parag, a whip to the mid-wicket boundary off Harshal Patel (3/47) just before acquiring out in the similar in excess of.
Kane Richardson (1/29 in 3 overs) then denied Dube on what would have been a fantastic 50 %-century as Tewatia upped the ante in the closing overs together with Chris Morris.