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Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) Triumph Over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Thrilling IPL 2024 Clash


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  • Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) vs. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Score Summary:

  • RCB Batting:
      • RCB posted a formidable total of 218 runs for 5 wickets in their 20 overs.
      • Faf du Plessis played a sensational innings, scoring 54 runs off 39 balls.
      • Other notable contributions came from Virat Kohli (47), Rajat Patidar (41), and Cameron Green (38).
      • Shardul Thakur took 2 wickets for 61 runs for CSK.
  • CSK Batting:
      • In pursuit of the target, CSK managed to score 191 runs for 7 wickets in their 20 overs.
      • Ravindra Jadeja (42* off 22 balls) fought valiantly, but CSK fell short by 27 runs.

Player of the Match:

  • Faf du Plessis (RCB): His explosive batting and two crucial catches earned him the well-deserved Player of the Match award.

Drama and Redemption:

  • RCB’s win knocked CSK out of the tournament and secured RCB’s place in the playoffs.
  • Virat Kohli’s reinvented form this season has been remarkable, leading both the run-scorers’ chart (708 runs) and the six-hitters’ list (37 sixes).
  • Rain interrupted RCB’s charge, but they adapted well to post a competitive total.
  • Yash Dayal’s nerve-wracking final over denied CSK a chance to qualify, leaving MS Dhoni’s team heartbroken.

Kohli, du Plessis, and the Rain Break:

  • Kohli’s sixes off Mitchell Santner and Ravindra Jadeja set the tone.
  • Du Plessis also contributed, but rain halted RCB’s charge.
  • After the 40-minute break, RCB finished the powerplay at 42 for none, their joint-lowest score this season.
  • CSK’s hopes dipped as RCB’s bowlers maintained pressure.

A Familiar Situation for RCB:

  • RCB has often found themselves needing a win in their last league match to make it to the knockouts.
  • Last year, they faced a similar scenario at the same venue, only to be knocked out by Shubman Gill’s ton.
  • This time, they held their nerve, secured the win, and kept their playoff dreams alive.


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