Match Day

810dThe Report by Alagappan Muthu

RCB crash to another miserable defeat

Despite the target being only 158, and Virat Kohli getting a fifty in the chase, Royal Challengers Bangalore were kept to 96 for 9 in a morale-killing defeat by Rising Pune Supergiant

809dESPNcricinfo staff

Kohli fumes at lack of intent, fear of failure

Virat Kohli thinks it was a clear case of RCB losing rather than Pune winning, after they slumped to a 61-run loss to see their Playoff hopes take another massive hit

809dSidharth Monga

Pacy Ferguson storms through RCB

Lockie Ferguson isn't a superstar, but against a batting unit full of them, his pace and wily variations made for top-class bowling

809dBharath Seervi

The numbers from a gruesome RCB defeat

They are running away with the most single-digits scores this season and gifted an opposition bowler the record for most dots bowled in an IPL innings in 2017

810dS Rajesh

How RCB can still qualify for the playoffs

Two wins, six losses and a washout. With only five more matches to go for them, Royal Challengers Bangalore can lose another match and still make it to playoffs


Whose PP is it anyway?


Number of wickets RCB have lost in Powerplays this season, the most for any team. Their Powerplay run rate of 6.64 is the lowest too

AB's singular IPL


AB de Villiers' last three scores, the first time he has got for three successive single-digit scores in the IPL

Badree's Powerplay


Number of wickets taken by Samuel Badree in Powerplays this IPL, joint-highest with Mitchell McClenaghan