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Twitter Reactions: Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers’ assault propels RCB to 204 against KKR

Maxwell and AB de Villiers hit 9 fours and three sixes every against KKR.

Twitter Reactions: Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers’ assault propels RCB to 204 against KKR
Maxwell and AB de Villiers. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

In the final version of the Indian Premier League, Glenn Maxwell was purchased by Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) for INR 10.75 crores. The Australian big-hitter failed to get an enormous rating for them. He scored solely 108 runs in that whole season and couldn’t even hit a single six. However, within the IPL 2021, he has been on hearth for Royal Challengers Bangalore to this point. 

On Sunday, the Aussie all-rounder smashed 78 runs from simply 49 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders on the MA Chidambaram Stadium. On a pitch that has not been finest for batting, Maxwell put up an excellent show of attacking batsmanship mixed with good ways. He got here out to bat within the second over with RCB beneath strain having misplaced Virat Kohli and Rajat Patidar. 

After this, Maxwell began compiling a restoration for RCB whereas Devdutt Padikkal supported him on the different finish fairly nicely. Padikkal acquired out within the twelfth over for 25 however by then RCB had reached 95 runs. After this, AB de Villiers joined Maxwell on the crease. The duo began taking over the KKR bowlers fairly freely and steadily. 

After Glenn Maxwell present, Chennai witnesses the AB de Villiers present

As the innings went on, Maxwell additionally grew to become the best run-getter within the competitors. The Australian hit 9 fours and three sixes. The commentators credited the choice of sending Maxwell forward of AB de Villiers pointing that it has allowed him to bat freely and with out stress. The Victorian lastly gave a solution to the critics who raised questions when he was purchased by RCB for INR 14.25 crores. 

AB de Villiers picked up the innings after Maxwell left. The duo had notched up a 53-run stand earlier than Pat Cummins dismissed the latter. The South African scored 76 runs from simply 34 balls at a strike price of 223.53. He hit 9 fours and three sixes, taking over Andre Russell within the loss of life overs.

His batting assault helped Bangalore attain an enormous whole of 204 for 4. Bangalore scored 56 runs within the final three overs. For KKR, Varun Chakravarthy picked up two wickets within the powerplay and was the choose of the bowlers.

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