IPL 2022, Day 40 Highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Chennai Super Kings by 13 runs

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 13 runs. RCB won after 3 back to back losses. After 2020,  it was the first time when RCB defeated CSK. In that match, 9 out of 16 wickets were taken by spinners.

In a tremendous thriller, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 13 runs. RCB won after 3 back to back losses. After 2020,  it was the first time when RCB defeated CSK. In that match, 9 out of 16 wickets were taken by spinners. Here are the key highlights of the game:

1. CSK won the toss and elected to bowl first against RCB

2. RCB openers Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis gave a good start. They built a fine 62-run partnership. However, CSK spinners did good bowling and took wickets after the powerplay.
 

 

5⃣0⃣-run stand! 👏 👏 A solid opening partnership between Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli. 👍 👍 Follow the match ▶️ bit.ly/TataIpl-2022-49 #TATAIPL | #RCBvCSK

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3. Moeen Ali returned after the injury and took wickets of both Faf du Plessis (38 runs off 22) and Virat Kohli (30 runs off 33). 
 

 

A huge wicket for Chennai Super Kings! 👍 👍 2⃣nd success with the ball for Moeen Ali! 👏👏 Virat Kohli gets out for 30. Follow the match ▶️ bit.ly/TataIpl-2022-49 #TATAIPL | #RCBvCSK |

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4. After the fall of their wickets, young Indian players Rajat Patidar and Mahipal Lomror built a fine 44-run partnership. Rajat Patidar made 21 runs off 15 and Mahipal Lomror made 42 runs off 27.  

5. After the fall of their wickets, Dinesh Karthik finished the innings with an unbeaten 26 runs off 17. 

6. For CSK, Maheesh Theekshana took 3/27 in his 4 overs and Moeen Ali took 2/28 in his 4 overs.
 

 

A 3⃣-wicket over from Maheesh Theekshana! 👌 👌 #RCB 7⃣ down. Follow the match ▶️ bit.ly/TataIpl-2022-49 #TATAIPL | #RCBvCSK | Chennai Super Kings

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7. RCB managed to score 173/8 in their 20 over.

8. Replying to RCB total, CSK openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway started well and built a 54-run partnership. Ruturaj Gaikwad (28 runs off 23) lost his wicket in the very next over after the powerplay. After the fall of his wicket RCB fifth bowler Maxwell took the wickets of Robin Uthappa (1) and Ambati Rayudu (10).
 

9. After the fall of their wickets, Devon Conway and Moeen Ali stayed. They built a 30-run partnership. Devon Conway scored his second half-century back to back. He made 56 runs off 37. Moeen Ali made stayed and made 34 runs off 27.
 

 

2nd successive FIFTY for Devon Conway as Chennai Super Kings move past 100. 👍 👍 Follow the match ▶️ bit.ly/TataIpl-2022-49 #TATAIPL | #RCBvCSK

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10. Ravindra Jadeja (3), MS Dhoni (2), and Dwaine Pretorius (13) didn't contribute much. 
 

 

Harshal Patel is on a roll here as he scalps two wickets, dismissing Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali. 👏 👏 Follow the match ▶️ bit.ly/TataIpl-2022-49 #TATAIPL | #RCBvCSK | Royal Challengers Bangalore

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11. For RCB, Harshal Patel (3/35), Wanindu Hasaranga (1/31), Glenn Maxwell (2/22), and Josh Hazlewood (1/19)

12. CSK managed to score 160/8 in their 20 overs and lost the match by 13 runs.

13. Harshal Patel was declared player of the match.

14. Brief Scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 173/8 in 20 overs (Mahipal Lomror 42, Faf du Plessis 38; Maheesh Theekshana 3/27, Moeen Ali 2/28) beat Chennai Super Kings 160/8 in 20 overs (Devon Conway 56, Moeen Ali 34; Harshal Patel 3/35, Glenn Maxwell 2/22) by 13 runs

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A winning return for Faf du Plessis & Co.! 👏 👏 The Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Chennai Super Kings by 13 runs and bag their sixth victory of the season! 👍 👍 Scorecard ▶️ bit.ly/TataIpl-2022-49 #TATAIPL | #RCBvCSK

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