RR vs RCB highlights: Rajasthan Royals win first match of season, thrash Royal Challlengers Bangalore by 7 wickets

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Updated:Apr 03, 2019 11:39:30 am

RR vs RCB Match 14 highlights: Leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal bamboozled the batsmen with his googlies before Jos Buttler struck 59 as Rajasthan Royals finally won their first game of this IPL season with a seven-wicket defeat of Royal Challengers Bangalore in Jaipur.

RCB vs RR, Virat Kohli, IPL 2019Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli. (File Photo/PTI)

Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore highlights: Leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal displayed great skills to bamboozle opponent batsmen before Jos Buttler struck a commanding 59 as Rajasthan Royals won their first game in IPL 2019 defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore in Jaipur on Tuesday. This was the fourth straight loss for Virat Kohli-led Bangalore team.

Gopal claimed three wickets, including that of Virat Kohli (23) and AB de Villiers (13), conceding just 12 runs in his quota of four overs which won him the man-of-the-match award.

For the RCB, only Parthiv Patel offered some resistance hitting 67 off 41 balls with nine boundaries and six. Marcus Stoinis (31 not out) and Moeen Ali (18) added some valuable runs with Parthiv for the RCB, however, it wasn’t enough.

IPL 2019: RR vs RCB

Squads:

Rajasthan Royals: Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Ashton Turner, Ish Sodhi, Oshane Thomas, Liam Livingstone, Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson, Shubham Ranjane, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, Jaydev Unadkat, Prashant Chopra, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Riyan Parag, Dhawal Kulkarni, Krishnappa Gowtham, Varun Aaron, Shashank Singh, Manan Vohra, Rahul Tripathi

Royal Challengers Bengaluru: Virat Kohli, Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Colin de Grandhomme, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Devdutt Padikkal, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Heinrich Klaasen, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Akshdeep Nath, Prayas Barman, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee.

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Indian Premier League, 2019Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur 15 December 2019

Rajasthan Royals 164/3 (19.5)

vs

Royal Challengers Bangalore 158/4 (20.0)

Match Ended ( Day - Match 14 ) Rajasthan Royals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 7 wickets

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RR vs RCB Live score: Royals, who boast of star players such as Steve Smith and Ben Stokes, have failed to live up to the expectations.  

Highlights

    23:29 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Match over, RR win by 7 wickets

    Rajasthn Royals win the match by 7 wickets. this is their first win in this year's IPL 

    23:26 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Steven Smith ou!

    Steven Smith is out. he goes for 38 runs. Its just a formality left now with RR needing 2 off 4 runs.

    23:16 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR cruising towards victory

    Rajasthan Royal 146/3 in 17.3 overs. now need 13 runs to win in 15 balls with 8 wickets in hand. 

    23:03 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    After 15 overs

    After 15 overs RR: 121 /2

    Steven Smith: 23 runs

    Rahul Tripathi: 9 runs

    RR now need 38 runs to win.

    22:51 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Jose Butler out!

    Jose Butler out. He goes for 59 runs. Butler is caught by Stoinis off the bowling of Chahal. Rajasthan now 104/2. Need 55 more runs to win 

    22:33 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: 72-1

    Steve Smith and Jos Buttler are at the crease. It will be interesting to see if they can take this till the end.

    22:07 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Chase begins for 159

    Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler on the crease. Rajasthan Royals are chasing the 159-target set by Royal Challengers Bangalore.  Parthiv played 67 runs for the RCB.

    21:27 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Run rate 7.3

    Royal Challengers Bangalore at 132/4. Moeen Ali at 6, Marcus at 19. Current run rate is 7.3. Last five over run rate was 8.

    21:18 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: 50 for Parthiv

    50 for Parthiv

    Patel ran a rather risky single to get there and there was direct hit. Umpire goes upstairs and Parthiv is safe. That was also a no ball and Marcus Stoinis launches the free hit delivery into orbit for what is only the second six of the RCB innings.

    21:14 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: . Patel at 61, Stoinis at 15.

    Royal Challengers Bangalore at 117/3 in sixteen overs . Patel at 61, Stoinis at 15.

    21:04 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: It's 100

    It's century for Royal Challengers Bangalore.On crease: Parthiv Patel, Marcus Stoinis.

    20:55 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Shimron Hetmyer goes for 1

    Shimron Hetmyer is out for 1 run. He is caught by Butler off the bowling of Gopal. The new batsman at the crease is Mracus Stoinis. Patel is still looking good with 37 runs off 22balls. After 12 overs RCB is 80/2. They need to keep the momentum going from here on. for RR point of view they need a wicket or twi here to put more presure on RCB.

    20:43 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    AB de Villiers departs fo13

    RCB lose its second wicket as AB de Viliers departs for 13 runs. He is caught and bowled by Gopal. The new man in is Shimron Hetmyor. Parthiv Patel on the other side is batting on 33 runs. After 10 overs RCB 73/2.

    20:35 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: After 8 overs

    RCB: 71/1

    AB de Villiers: 13

    Parthiv Patel: 32

    20:30 (IST)02 Apr 2019

    Royal Challengers Bangalore at 48/0 in 6 overs. Patel, Kohli on the crease. Kohli is at 22 in 13 balls and Patel playing at 23 in 23 balls. Rajasthan bowlers are balling with a good line and length at the monet. the current run rate of RCB is 8.18.

    20:19 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Kohli, 21: Parthiv at 14

    RCB at 38 in 4.3 overs. Kohli is playing at 21, Parthiv at 14. Archer on a wicket chase.

    20:15 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: RCB's batting facing Krishnappa Gowtham and Dhawal Kulkarni

    They have opened RCB's batting and have faced Krishnappa Gowtham and Dhawal Kulkarni thus far. RCB normally do manage a solid stand from the opening pair. The problem comes when one of these two are dismissed.

    20:08 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    SCORE: RCB, 10/1

    Kohli and Patel started the match with a moderate beginning ending the first over with 10 runs. 

    20:05 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: RCB have made three changes

    RCB have made three changes as they brought in Akshdeep Nath, Navdeep Saini and Marcus Stoinis, replacing Shivam Dube, Prayas Ray Barman and Colin de Grandhomme.

    20:04 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel take crease

    Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel take crease in Jaipur. A well packed Sawai Man Singh stadium is all set to witness the thrill between the host and the guest.

    19:59 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Varun Aaron

    In 2011,  Jharkhand's Varun Aaron clocked 153 kmph deliveries during the 2010-11 Vijay Hazare Trophy final against Gujarat.  Now all eyes will be on Aaron.

    19:59 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Varun Aaron

    In 2011,  Jharkhand's Varun Aaron clocked 153 kmph deliveries during the 2010-11 Vijay Hazare Trophy final against Gujarat.  Now all eyes will be on Aaron.

    19:55 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Sanju Samson injured,

    Sanju Samson is injured, Stuart Binny has been brought in. Varun Aaron is Jaydev Unadkat's replacement.  For RCB, Akshdeep Nath, Navdeep Saini and Marcus Stoinis are in, Shivam Dube, Prayas Ray Barman and Colin de Grandhomme are out.

    19:46 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Virat Kohli third captain in IPL history to play as captain in 100 matches

    Virat Kohli has become the third captain in IPL history to play as captain in 100 matches.

    19:45 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Royal Challengers Bengaluru squad

    Royal Challengers Bengaluru: Virat Kohli, Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Colin de Grandhomme, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Devdutt Padikkal, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Heinrich Klaasen, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Akshdeep Nath, Prayas Barman, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee.

    19:39 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    Rajasthan Royals squad

    Rajasthan Royals: Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Ashton Turner, Ish Sodhi, Oshane Thomas, Liam Livingstone, Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson, Shubham Ranjane, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, Jaydev Unadkat, Prashant Chopra, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Riyan Parag, Dhawal Kulkarni, Krishnappa Gowtham, Varun Aaron, Shashank Singh, Manan Vohra, Rahul Tripathi

    19:36 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: RR win toss

    Rajasthan Royals won the toss, but will go for bowling first

    19:07 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Time of the match

    The RR vs RCB thrill will begin at 8 pm according to the Indian Standard Time. Toss is scheduled to take place at 7.30 pm.

    18:50 (IST)02 Apr 2019
    RR vs RCB Live score: Where the match will go?

    In all three matches, Rajasthan Royals were in a good position but could not grab the moments, losing to Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings respectively. In Chennai match on Sunday, Royals had CSK reeling at 27 for three before skipper MS Dhoni smashed an unbeaten 75 off 46 balls to bail the hosts out of trouble and eventually win the game by eight runs.

    RR vs RCB Match 14 Live Score: Gopal claimed three wickets, including that of Virat Kohli (23) and AB de Villiers (13), conceding just 12 runs in his quota of four overs which won him the man-of-the-match award.
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