IPL 2023: RCB thumps RR by 112-run to keep playoffs hope alive
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The win gave RCB crucial two points and they sit fifth on the table with 12 points and a healthy run rate of +0.166, with two matches to go. For RCB, Wayne Parnell was the pick of the bowlers as he claimed three wickets with the likes of Michael Bracewell and Mohammad Siraj also bowling really well as RCB sealed a massive win.
IPL 2023: Mohammed Siraj gets into argument with Phil Salt
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The incident happened in the penultimate over of the Power-play during Delhi's run chase. Salt, who was in sublime touch, hit Siraj for 6,6 and 4 on the trot, which rattled the pacer. To bounce back, Siraj bowled a short-pitched delivery to Salt, who threw his bat at it, only for the umpire to call it a wide.
IPL 2023: Philip Salt outshines Kohli, Lomror; powers Delhi Capitals to 7-wicket win over RCB
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England batter Philip Salt smashed an exceptional half-century (87 off 45) to outshine the fifties from Virat Kohli and Mahipal Lomror and power Delhi Capitals to a dominating seven-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match No. 50 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, here on Saturday.
IPL 2023: Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir in a verbal spat after RCB beat LSG
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Videos have surfaced on social media that show Kohli and Gambhir exchanging words and an animated Gambhir, expressing his resentment at something said or done by Kohli, being stopped by LSG players from charging at his former India and Delhi Ranji Trophy teammate. Kohli and Gambhir eventually had an animated exchange.
'We did deserve to lose, we were certainly not up to standard': Kohli after loss against KKR
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A blistering 56(29) from Jason Roy and an attacking 48 off 21 from captain Nitish Rana powered KKR to 200/5 as most of the RCB bowlers were costly while they were poor in fielding too, dropping easy chances. Then, Suyash Sharma began the pullback for Kolkata by taking 2/29, before Chakaravarthy and Russell picked 3/27 and 2/29.
IPL 2023: Virat Kohli, teammates fined as RCB maintain slow over-rate against Royals
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As this was RCB's second offence this season, the stand-in skipper Virat Kohli has been fined Rs 24 lakh while each member of the playing XI will be fined Rs 6 lakh or 25 per cent of their match fee, whichever is lesser. Royal Challengers Bangalore, who had named Mr. Virat Kohli as their captain for their game against Rajasthan Royals.
IPL 2023: Impact player rule allows me, Faf to take care of our primary skills, says Harshal Patel
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Harshal believes the impact player rule has been helpful for Bangalore in using him and du Plessis in their primary roles in the playing eleven. "The way we've been able to use Faf as a batter and myself as a bowler in this game has been really good for us." "Both of us are carrying injuries which don't allow us to execute one of our skills: for him, it's fielding; for me, it's batting. The Impact (player) rule allows us to just go out and take care of our primary skills," he said after the game ended.
IPL 2023: RCB to play Green Game on Sunday
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The Green Game was conceived in 2011 and since then RCB have dedicated one of their home matches to the 'Go Green' initiatives to spread awareness and need for a cleaner and greener environment. RCB players will also be sporting recycled green jerseys for the blockbuster match on Sunday. These jerseys are made utilising the recycled waste collected at the stadium.
IPL 2023: Took purple cap on Bhuvi's behalf; realised I wanted it too, recalls Siraj
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The spell also propelled Siraj to be leading wicket-taker of the competition with 12 wickets in six games at an average of 13.41 and economy rate of 6.71. On being quizzed by Dinesh Karthik in a video by IPL's Twitter account over the feeling of wearing purple cap, Siraj recalled how he got the ambition in mind to wear the orange cap."I feel very good about it. In my first year when I was playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad and in the final Bhuvi bhai (Bhuvneshwar Kumar) won the purple cap (in IPL 2017).
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