On a great batting floor, Royals managed a complete which can be 25 runs brief however credit score for the respectable rating goes to a counter-attacking effort from all-rounder Shivam Dube (46 off 32 balls) which stemmed the rot and large-hits from Tewatia (40 off 23 balls) that helped them get previous 175-run mark.
Dube smashed two sixes and 5 fours and with Riyan Parag (25 off 15 balls) giving him good assist, added 66 runs for the fifth wicket off solely 6.2 overs to give his group’s complete some semblance of respectability.
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While the enormous all-rounder was snug taking part in at “home”, utilizing the tempo of deliveries, the profligate prime-order of Royals as soon as once more flattered to deceive together with their skipper Sanju Samson, who has been “consistently inconsistent”.
It took Dube’s spectacular effort to lend some muscle to the Royals’ rickety-wanting scorecard.
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For RCB, Mohammed Siraj’s (3/27 in 4 overs) off-cutter first-up cleaned Jos Buttler (8) and Manan Vohra (7) , with one other atrocious shot choice off Kyle Jamieson (1/28 in 4 overs), might need ensured a prolonged spell for himself within the dug-out.
Siraj then unleashed an ideal toe-crusher for David Miller (0) as skipper Virat Kohli made an ideal name for DRS.
Samson (21 off 18 balls), maintained his close to decade-lengthy IPL custom of really fizzling out after one or two good knocks as a six off Washington Sundar was adopted by an indiscreet chip shot at mid-wicket.
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Dube hardly used his toes as the 2 sixes in a single over from Yuzvendra Chahal (0/18 in 2 overs) over lengthy-on pressured Kohli to take his leg-spinner out of assault. In case of quick bowlers, he used the ramp shot when something brief was bowled on the off-stump channel.
The shot that stood out was performed by Parag, a whip to the mid-wicket boundary off Harshal Patel (3/47) earlier than getting out in the identical over.
Kane Richardson (1/29 in 3 overs) then denied Dube on what would have been a great half-century as Tewatia upped the ante within the closing overs together with Chris Morris.