In a thrilling match between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore, the pair of Shahbaz Ahmed and Dinesh Karthik has given victory to Royal Challengers Bangalore. In this thrilling match between Rajasthan and Bangalore, the hero of the previous match, Dinesh Karthik, played another brilliant inning and took his team to victory. Shahbaz Ahmed and Dinesh Karthik handled the innings and scored runs at a brisk pace as five wickets fell for 87 runs in 12 overs. Dinesh Karthik batted brilliantly at a strike rate of 190. He scored 44 runs in 23 balls and proved to be the hero of RCB’s victory. Due to the brilliant batting of Dinesh Karthik, Royal Challengers Bangalore were successful in defeating Rajasthan Royal by 4 wickets.
Both Dinesh Karthik and Shahbaz Ahmed played flamboyant innings despite the fall of 5 wickets and snatched match from the hands of Rajasthan. The pair of Shahbaz Ahmed and Dinesh Karthik put together a partnership of 67 runs, which also proved to be the reason for Rajasthan’s defeat. Shahbaz Ahmed has been doing this kind of performance for RCB since last season and he has played such useful innings for RCB many times. Shahbaz Ahmed scored 45 runs in 30 balls at a strike rate of 173 in this match and took his team to the threshold of victory.
Rajasthan Royals bowled brilliantly in the power play and despite RCB taking 5 wickets in 12 overs, Rajasthan could not save their defeat. For Rajasthan Royals, Vijender Chahal bowled economically and took two wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs.