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RCB vs RR IPL 2021 Highlights: Devdutt Padikkal Smashes Maiden Century As Royal Challengers Bangalore Thrash Rajasthan Royals By 10 Wickets
RCB vs RR IPL Highlights 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals : Devdutt Padikkal scored a classy ton and with Virat Kohli, took the attack to the opposition with an unbeaten 100-run opening stand to chase the 178-run target by the 17th over.
RCB vs RR: Devdutt Padikkal hit his maiden century in IPL.© BCCI/IPL
In Match 16 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) openers dominated proceedings to take their team to victory by 10 wickets and 21 balls to spare. RCB rode on the magnificence of Devdutt Padikkal, who scored his maiden IPL century and the fastest by an uncapped player in IPL history while skipper Virat Kohli also put on a show with a gutsy half-century which was his first of the season. It was a no-show by the Rajasthan Royals (RR) bowlers as they received some intense hammering from the RCB openers from the word go. This win puts RCB on the top of the points table with fourth win on the trot, while RR slip to the bottom-most spot. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 16 Highlights Between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) from Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Match 16, Indian Premier League, 2021, Apr 22, 2021
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Rajasthan Royals by 10 wickets
- 23:03 (IST)RCB Win By 10 Wickets!A total dominance by the RCB openers helped the team thrash RR by 10 wickets and 21 balls to spare. The one-sided affair saw a maiden century by Devdutt Padikkal and a classy fifty by skipper Virat Kohli took their team past the finishing line with ease.For RR bowlers, it was a no-show as they were taken to cleaners by the RCB openers throughout the 16.3 overs. This win gave RCB their fourth win on the trot as they lead the points table.That's all for the day from this side, do tune in for tomorrow's clash between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Mumbai Indians (MI) from Chennai. Till then, goodbye and take care!
- 22:53 (IST)Four And A Padikkal 100!Padikkal brings up a magnificent 100 to put RCB in cruise control.Amazing innings by the youngster. A masterclass applauded by Kohli himself.
- 22:50 (IST)Four!Padikkal gets an edge behind the wicket, five away from a magnificent 100.167/0 in 15.2 overs. RCB need 11 runs off 28 balls.
- 22:42 (IST)Four!After Devdutt Padikkal played a reverse shot for four, Kohli cut Tewatia towards the off-side boundary.Padikkal is batting on 90 runs off 44 balls while Kohli has scored 67 runs off 40 balls.RCB 159/0 in 14 overs.
- 22:39 (IST)Six Again!Kohli hits a maximum off Tewatia towards the mid-wicket boundary. What a shot by the captain.RCB 148.0 in 13.1 overs.
- 22:36 (IST)6K For Virat!6000 Runs for Super-Virat in IPL cricket.What a wonderful, wonderful player.
- 22:34 (IST)Fifty!Vintage Kohli at his best here. Reaches his first fifty this season.RCB 136/0 in 12.2 overs.
- 22:30 (IST)Four!Virat Kohli toying with RR bowling here. Flicks one towards the leg-side for a boundary.RCB 122/0 in 11.2 overs.
- 22:28 (IST)Sakariya Back Into The Attack!Sanju Samson brings his young wicket-taking option, Chetan Sakariya in hope of weaving magic.RCB are still in cruise control.
- 22:27 (IST)RCB Rallying!RCB openers are ruling the show here against a helpless-looking RR as they reach 117/0 at the end of 11 overs.Need only 61 runs in 54 balls.
- 22:21 (IST)Half-way mark!RCB reach their 100 in 9.4 overs as they score 107 runs at the half-way mark of the innings.RR have their back against the wall as Padikkal nearing his 100.
- 22:17 (IST)Twin Sixes!Two sixes from the RCB batsmen have RR bowlers looking for cover.Padikkal and Kohli looking for an early finish to the match.RCB 96/0 in 9 overs.
- 22:14 (IST)Padikkal Dominating!Devdutt Padikkal is dominating the show with Virat watching from the other end.RCB 83/0 in 8.3 overs.
- 22:11 (IST)Fifty!Padikkal brings up his fifty in the eighth over. A well-calculated innings indeed.RCB 73/0 in 7.3 overs.
- 22:06 (IST)Four!Padikkal cuts one off Gopal towards the point region.What a clever shot yet again by the left-hander!
- 22:04 (IST)Powerplay Ends!RCB reach 59 runs for no loss at the end of six overs. Padikkal hits one more out of the ground.Both openers looking ominous here against RR.
- 21:59 (IST)Six!Padikkal with a superb hit out of the park against Mustafizur over the long-off boundary.RCB 49/0 in five overs.
- 21:54 (IST)Four!Kohli flicks one behind the keeper to get a boundary.RCB gliding at the start. 39/0 in 4 overs.
- 21:51 (IST)Twin Fours!Padikkal is showcasing his utmost application with clever boundaries behind the wicket. Follows it up with a cut over the point fielder.Chris Morris going for back-to-back fours in his first over.RCB 32/0 in 3.2 overs.
- 21:48 (IST)Four!Padikkal sweeps Gopal behind for a clever four.Both openers looking extremely good here. Going strong at 23/0 in 2.4 overs.
- 21:44 (IST)Four!Padikkal flicks Sakariya for a beautiful looking shot on the on-side. Four runs.RCB 14/0 in 1.4 overs.
- 21:42 (IST)Sakariya Is In!Left-arm pacer Chetan Sakariya to start the second over.RCB 8/0 after the first over.
- 21:40 (IST)Six!Virat Kohli steps out of his crease and hits Gopal for a huge six over the long-leg boundary.RCB 6/0 after 0.4 overs.
- 21:37 (IST)RCB Openers In!RCB openers Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli are in the middle.They need 178 runs to win. Shreyas Gopal to start proceedings in the first over. Game On!
- 21:26 (IST)RCB Finish At 177/9!After a mixed finished to the innings, RR accumulated 177/9 runs in their 20 overs. A flurry of wickets at the end brought back RCB into the game when RR were looking to reach a total of around 190 and above.Patel finished strongly while Tewatia, Dube and Parag shone for RR. RCB openers Kohli and Padikkal will try to give their team a strong start in their pursuit of the 178 run-target.
- 21:22 (IST)Six!Shreyas Gopal launches one for a huge six.RR 176/9 in 19.4 overs.
- 21:20 (IST)Wicket!A hat-trick of wickets for RCB bowlers as Sakariya is out on the first ball.Patel on a hat-trick here. RR 170/9 in 19.2 overs.
- 21:19 (IST)Wicket!Now Chris Morris departs while trying to hit Patel for a cheeky boundary behind the wicket.RR 170/8 in 19.1 overs.
- 21:18 (IST)Wicket!Tewatia departs while trying to hit one on the leg-side. Siraj gets revenge on the last ball of his over.RR 170/7 in 19 overs.
- 21:15 (IST)Six!Tewatia hits a huge one on the off-side. He is looking seriously good now.RR 163/6 in 18.3 overs.
- 21:13 (IST)Six!Chris Morris dispatches a full-toss by Jamieson towards the long-leg boundary for six.RR 157/6 in 18 overs.
- 21:08 (IST)Half-Chance!Half-chance for Sundar as Tewatia lifts one in the off-side off Jamieson's bowling. A big let-off for the RR player.RR 148/6 in 17.3 overs.
- 21:05 (IST)Four!Tewatia opens the face of the bat to hit Patel for a four between gully and point.RR 145/6 in 17 overs.
- 21:03 (IST)RCB Bowlers On Point!RCB bowlers are finding the block-hole more often now as Tewatia and Morris will need to change gears for RR to finish strongly.RR 141/6 in 16.4 overs.
- 20:57 (IST)Wicket!Dube departs for 46 runs off 32 balls while trying to lift one over long-off region. Glenn Maxwell takes a diving catch.133/6 in 15.3 overs.
- 20:56 (IST)Four!Shivam Dube nearing his fifty. Edges one towards third-man for a four.RR 133/5 in 15.2 overs.
- 20:53 (IST)Four!Tewatia living upto the expectation with a reverse shot for four off Sundar.RR 127/5 in 14.5 overs.
- 20:51 (IST)Timeout Ends!Kohli brings Sundar into the attack. The RCB captain will be looking to keep a lid on the scoring rate.RR 120/5 in 14 overs. Tewatia and Dube at the crease.
- 20:46 (IST)Six!Tewatia gets into the act with a huge six on the leg-side off the second ball.RR 115/5 in 13.5 overs.
- 20:45 (IST)Wicket!RR lose their fifth wicket as Parag gets out to Harshal Patel trying to be cheeky.RR 109/5 in 13.3 overs. Game On!
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