Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli forward of the match towards Kolkata Knight Riders would have thought that he might turn out to be the primary batsman to cross the 6000 run mark within the IPL on Sunday when these two groups squared off in Chennai. However, KKR’s Rahul Tripathi had another concepts.
After profitable the toss, Virat Kohli opted to bat however misplaced his wicket within the second over of the innings after top-edging Varun Chakravarthy for 5.
Kohli obtained off the mark with a boundary off Harbhajan Singh within the very first over of the match however fell prey to Varun Chakravarthy proper within the subsequent over.
The KKR spinner bowled it exterior off and Kohli, wanting to assault, top-edged the ball into the sky. He tried to pump it over mid-off, however he might solely join it with the outer half of the bat, slicing it within the air.
At first, it appeared like Kohli can be secure, nevertheless it was something in any other case. Tripathi took off from his place at level, ran again, stored his eyes on the ball, coated a large quantity of floor in lightning fast time and held on to a sensational catch operating backwards.
Tripathi took a tumble however didn’t let the ball contact the bottom.
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Glenn Maxwell and A.B. de Villiers propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to recuperate from a shaky begin to rating 204/4 towards the Kolkata Knight Riders within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday.