Skipper Faf du Plessis played an impressive inning of 88 runs off 57 balls in his first match as RCB’s captain. Faf was seen dominating the bowlers as his innings consisted of 7 sixes and 3 fours. His innings took RCB’s total to a score of 205/2.
In the Sunday special second match, Royal Challengers Bangalore was to compete against Punjab Kings. PKBS won the toss and decided to ball first. Faf du Plessis and Anuj Rawat opened the innings for RCB. Faf was seen struggling in the start and was playing a run-a-ball innings till the 10th over, the skipper decided to accelerate his innings and went on to play an impressive inning of 88 runs in 57 balls. Faf partnered the inning with Virat Kohli who scored an impressive knock of 41* runs. Dinesh Karthik’s cameo of quick 32 runs off 14 balls powered the side to a massive 205/2.