In the 26th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Punjab Kings (PBKS) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 34 runs. Batting first, Punjab scored 179/5 thanks to KL Rahul (91*).
In reply, the star batsman of RCB failed and, despite the innings of Virat Kohli (35), scored only 145 runs.
Let us know how the contest was and what the records were in it.
In this way, PBKS won.
Batting first, Punjab scored an unbeaten 91 runs in 57 balls. Rahul’s innings included seven fours and five sixes. Apart from him, Brar also scored an unbeaten 25 from 17 balls.
Chasing the score, there was no better batting for RCB apart from Kohli (35) and Rajat Patidar (31). Brar took three wickets to his name while bowling.
Brar became the seventh bowler to dismiss both Kohli-de Villiers in an innings.
Brar showed the path of the pavilion to Kohli besides Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers. He became the seventh bowler to dismiss both Kohli and de Villiers in the same innings.
Gayle played a smokeless inning.
Chris Gayle scored a quick inning of 46 runs in 24 balls. In his innings, he hit six fours and two sixes. Gayle hit Kyle Jamison for five fours in the final over of the powerplay. He is only the second batsman to hit five fours in an over.
Gayle made a brilliant partnership of 80 runs in 44 balls with Rahul for the second wicket for Punjab.
Puran’s embarrassing record
Nicholas Puran was dismissed without opening the account on the third ball of his innings. For the fourth time this season, he has been dismissed for a score of zero. He has become the joint-most batsman out for zero in a season.
Virat Kohli became the third most frequently clean batsman in the IPL
Chasing the score, Bangalore lost their first wicket on a score of 19. After this, captain Virat Kohli tried to handle one end. Kohli scored 35 runs in 34 balls.
Kohli was bowled clean by Harpreet Brar. This is the 32nd time Kohli has bowled clean in the IPL. He has become the third most frequently clean bowled batsman.