TATA IPL 2022: Dinesh Karthik’s explosive batting powers RCB to (205/2)

Followed by sensational innings of 88 runs in 57 by Faf du Plessis. Dinesh Karthik played a brilliant cameo at the end of 32 runs in 14 balls, including 3 sixes and 3 fours to take RCB’s score to a total of 205/2 at the end of 20 overs.

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RCB’s new skipper, Faf du Plessis played a sensational inning of 88 runs in 57, including 7 massive sixes in the first match of RCB in the league. Dinesh Karthik played a brilliant cameo at the end of 32 runs in 14 balls, including 3 sixes and 3 fours to take RCB’s score to a total of 205/2 at the end of 20 overs.

King Kohli played a selfless inning of 41 runs in 29 balls, including 2 sixes and 1 four. Kohli was seen rotating the strike throughout the innings, giving his partner a chance to smash the big shots.

Virat came into bat after Anuj Rawat’s wicket at the end of the 6th over. King Kohli was seen confident and was middling the ball from the start. He built a 118 runs partnership with Faf du Plessis for the first wicket-taking in just 61 balls, providing an amazing flow of runs in the middle overs. None of the bowlers from the Punjab Kings squad were able to trouble RCB’s top order.

For PBKS Rahul Chahar and Arshdeep Singh were the only bowlers to pick one wicket each.

Virat Kohli quit the role of RCB’s captaincy this year. Providing Faf du Plessis with an opportunity to captain Royal Challengers Bangalore. A seems like a brilliant start for Faf as a captain as he went on to play a fierce innings of 88 runs.