IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore Stroll To 10-Wicket Win Over Kings XI Punjab
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) comfortably beat Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash on Monday at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. A stupendous bowling display by Umesh Yadav (3/23) helped RCB dismiss Punjab to a paltry 88 runs in 15.1 overs. RCB skipper Virat Kohli (48*) and Parthiv Patel (40*) ensured their team strolled towards victory in 8.1 overs.
RCB skipper Virat Kohli chose to bowl first after winning the toss against Kings XI Punjab. (Images courtesy: BCCI)
KXIP openers Chris Gayle (18) and KL Rahul (21) failed to fire with the bat.
Umesh Yadav took 3 wickets for Bangalore and helped dismantle Punjab's batsmen.
KXIP batsman Aaron Finch scored the highest for Punjab with 26 runs but it went in vain.
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers fielded well and bundled out Punjab for a paltry 88 in 15.1 overs.
Kohli and Parthiv opened the innings for RCB and got off to a flyer in the small run chase.
Kohli (48*) was at his blistering best and was ably supported by Parthiv (40*) until the end.
Kings XI Punjab bowler Andrew Tye failed to get a breakthrough as RCB strolled to a 10-wicket victory.