Bengaluru beat Punjab by 10 wickets; Kohli became the first batsman to score more than 500 runs in IPL
After the defeat, Punjab points slipped from third to fifth in the points table. RCB is at seventh with 10 points.
In the 48th match of IPL-11 at the Holkar Stadium, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets. The target of 89 runs from Punjab was achieved by Bengaluru without losing the wicket in 8.1 overs. Captain Virat Kohli scored 48 and Parthiv Patel 40 runs. Kohli scored 500 runs in a season for the fifth time. Earlier, batting first, losing the toss, the Punjab team was all out for 88 runs in 15.1 overs. Aaron Finch scored 26 runs. Umesh Yadav took 3 wickets. He was given the Man of the Match award.
Virat Kohli breaks Warner record
– Bengaluru captain Virat Kohli completed his 500 runs this season as he scored 34 against Punjab. Kohli is the first batsman to score more than 500 runs in a season. He is followed by David Warner. He has achieved this achievement four times.
Punjab made second lowest score of the season
– Punjab made the second lowest score of this season. Earlier, Mumbai Indians had scored 87 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Punjab made their second lowest score today. Earlier in 2017, he had scored 73 against Pune Superjents. At the same time, there is a third lowest score of any team against RCB. Earlier in 2009, Rajasthan Royals scored 58 and Deccan Chargers had 82 in 2010.
Punjab scored 50 runs on the same day
– Keel Rahul 21 and Chris Gayle scored 18 runs off Umesh Yadav’s delivery. Karun Nair was dismissed by Mohammad Siraj for 1 run. Yuvraj Singh Chahal made a blistering start to Marcus Stonis 2 runs. The four batsmen had returned to Pavilion until the 50-odd Punjab came to an end. On the score of 61, Mayank Agarwal also scored two runs. Captain Ravichandran Ashwin was run out without a ball.