IPL 2018: RR thump Royal Challengers Bangalore to remain in the hunt of reaching playoffs

RR beat Royal Challengers Bangalore to remain in the hunt of reaching the playoffs of IPL. Image Source: twitter

XtraTime Web Desk: Rajasthan Royals has beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 30 runs at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur today in a crucial Indian premier League encounter to remain in the hunt of reaching the playoffs. With this win they now have 14 points in their 14 matches and if Mumbai Indians loses their last league game against Delhi Daredevils tomorrow, RR will be through to the play offs. Opener Rahul Tripathi was the top scorer for Rajasthan with 80 runs as he remained not out. South African wicketkeeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen (32) and skipper Ajinkya Rahane (33) helped the team’s score to reach 164 runs. In reply the visitors only managed to score 134 runs before getting all-out. Except AB de Villiers (53) and Parthiv Patel (33) were the only batsmen who managed to score big among the batsmen.




Brief Score: 

Rajasthan Royals: 164/5 in 20 overs (Rahul Tripathi 80 n.o.; Umesh Yadav 3/25) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: 134 in 19.2 overs (AB De Villiers 53; Shreyas Gopal 4/16).

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