Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) surpassed David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10-run at Dubai on Monday.
Electing to field first, SRH managed to pull back RCB’s batting firepower to 163/5 in allocated 20 overs. RCB were going towards massive total with 90 for no lose till 10.5 overs before two openers departed on succesive deliveries. RCB bowling unit lead by Yuzi Chahal (3-18) managed to escape from Johny Bairstow’s (61 off 41 balls) show and started off campaign on winning note.
Let’s get back to the the main point, the turning point of the match. The match took real turn when Chahal stroke twice in 16th over in form of Bairstow and Vijay Sankhar (00). From 121 for two in 15th overs to get all-out in 19.4 overs, Yuzi opened up wickets floodgate and scripted the first win of the season.
So, here’s what our Turn around board has to say,
Challengers will face Kings XI Punjab on Thursday while Sunrisers will go head to head against Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday.