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53rd match (D/N), Jaipur, May 19 2018, Indian Premier League
(19.2/20 ov, target 165)134
Royals won by 30 runs
player of the match
Shreyas Gopal
Rajasthan Royals
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• The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Bengaluru boys knock out RCB, Royals stay alive

Shreyas Gopal's 4 for 16 and K Gowtham's all-round display sent RCB tumbling out of the tournament with a 30-run defeat in Jaipur

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Commentator: Shashank Kishore
Scorecard summary
Rajasthan Royals164/5(20 overs)
Royal Challengers Bangalore134/10(19.2 overs)

Shreyas Gopal is the Player of the Match for his magical figures. Over to the second game in Hyderabad, where KKR square off against Sunrisers.

Virat Kohli says: It was a strange one, great position at one stage but the way we fumbled it wasn't ideal. AB was batting beautifully, the decision-making of the others was poor. It shouldn't have been repeated by five-six guys in a row. We wanted to strengthen our middle order that hasn't been our strength for the last few years, something we need to look forward to over the next year and beyond. Scoring and stress in the middle order can't always be on a guy like AB. Here, others around him just didn't show enough composure. Quite a few positives: Umesh was outstanding, Chahal was good, Siraj took his opportunities, Moeen grabbed his chances and gave us the balance. Disappointed to not finish this off after we were cruising, just to see the way it unfolded after that hurts.

7.30pm Rajasthan Royals move to 14 points and are alive in the competition. This has been a superb defence of a total RCB would've gleefully accepted to chase nine times out of ten. What this does is it leaves Royals hoping a slew of results going their way. For starters, they'll want Sunrisers to beat KKR. Then have favours from Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils tomorrow, so that Mumbai Indians don't go ahead on points.

19.2
W
Unadkat to Siraj, OUT

swung away, but this is a steepler towards deep midwicket. Sanju Samson is running IN, K Gowtham is running back from the ingield, the ball curves in the air and as it comes down, Samson oses balance and fumbles, but Gowtham has the presence of mind to take this on the rebound. Stunning win for the Royals. Bangalore boys Gowtham and Gopal have booted RCB out of IPL 2018.

Mohammed Siraj c Gowtham b Unadkat 14 (12b 2x4 0x6) SR: 116.66
19.1
4
Unadkat to Siraj, FOUR runs

reverse paddled past short third man. Lost his balance, was made to look ungainly but somehow connected. If he missed, would've been plumb in front of middle.

end of over 192 runs
RCB: 130/9CRR: 6.84 RRR: 35.00 • Need 35 from 6b
Yuzvendra Chahal0 (4)
Mohammed Siraj10 (10)
Jofra Archer4-0-37-0
Jaydev Unadkat3-0-23-1
18.6
Archer to Chahal, no run

looks to back away and loft, can only get the bottom of the bat, rolls back to the bowler.

18.5
Archer to Chahal, no run

looks to muscle this short ball, toe-ends it and it rolls wide of the pitch

18.4
Archer to Chahal, no run

superb yorker angled in towards the base of leg stump, Chahal somehow manages to keep that out

18.3
1
Archer to Siraj, 1 run

hit back hard but Archer stops it with his boot, they'll scamper a run nonetheless

18.2
Archer to Siraj, no run

walks across to ramp this over short fine leg, beaten as he had no pace to work with.

18.1
1lb
Archer to Chahal, 1 leg bye

full ball that tails in to beat his defence, there's an appeal for lbw. In the meanwhile, the non-striker hares across to force Chahal into the bye. Klaasen fires a throw at the bowler's end, a direct hit and Chahal would've been gone.

end of over 187 runs • 1 wicket
RCB: 128/9CRR: 7.11 RRR: 18.50 • Need 37 from 12b
Mohammed Siraj9 (8)
Jaydev Unadkat3-0-23-1
Jofra Archer3-0-36-0
17.6
W
Unadkat to Southee, OUT

he's got more elevation than distance, would've been six at Chinnaswamy but the boundaries in Jaipur are huge. Swung away and Gowtham takes a simple catch off the toe end at wide long-on.

Tim Southee c Gowtham b Unadkat 14 (17b 2x4 0x6) SR: 82.35
17.5
Unadkat to Southee, no run

slower length ball outside off, deviates away. Southee heaves but can't connect.

17.4
1
Unadkat to Siraj, 1 run

lofted, but on the bounce to sweeper cover

17.3
1
Unadkat to Southee, 1 run

full toss, swung across to the leg side off the inside edge, down to deep square

17.2
4
Unadkat to Southee, FOUR runs

walks across the stumps, holds his shape and hoicks this slower ball into the gap at deep midwicket

17.1
1
Unadkat to Siraj, 1 run

slower length ball from around the stumps, squeezed to point for a quick single

Unadkat is back

end of over 178 runs
RCB: 121/8CRR: 7.11 RRR: 14.67 • Need 44 from 18b
Tim Southee9 (13)
Mohammed Siraj7 (6)
Jofra Archer3-0-36-0
Ben Laughlin2-0-15-2
16.6
4
Archer to Southee, FOUR runs

full toss and he steps out to wallop this over mid-off. Clean strike

Rudra Varma: "RCB should have learnt from how Tripathi played in the middle overs in first innings. On such a slow pitch and some wonderful bowling by RR, they should have just milked the spinners in middle for singles, especially since they already had such a good run rate when parthiv and Moeen fell. Absolutely mindless batting by RCB."

16.5
1
Archer to Siraj, 1 run

flicked neatly down to deep square leg.

16.5
1w
Archer to Siraj, 1 wide

slower length ball but way outside off, Siraj looked to upper cut but let it go. Two bounces to the keeper.

16.4
1
Archer to Southee, 1 run

thick inside edge onto the pad, rolls to the off side for a single

16.3
Archer to Southee, no run

full toss which angles in as he looks to flick, beaten. Hit high on the pad.

16.2
Archer to Southee, no run

wild heave across the line to a slower length ball, beaten.

Best performances - batsmen
Rahul Tripathi portrait
RA Tripathi
80 runs (58)
5 fours
3 sixes
Control81%
Productive shot
cover drive
16 runs
2 fours
0 six
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AB de Villiers portrait
AB de Villiers
53 runs (35)
7 fours
0 six
Control71%
Productive shot
pull
14 runs
3 fours
0 six
30641411015
Best performances - bowlers
Shreyas Gopal portrait
S Gopal
O
4
M
0
R
16
W
4
ECO
4
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
1W
Umesh Yadav portrait
UT Yadav
O
4
M
1
R
25
W
3
ECO
6.25
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
1W
Match details
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
TossRajasthan Royals, elected to bat first
SeriesIndian Premier League
Season2018
Player Of The Match
Shreyas Gopal
Shreyas Gopal
Hours of play (local time)16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.30, Interval 17.30-17.50, Second Session 17.50- 19.20
Match days19 May 2018 - daynight(20-over match)
Umpires
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Bruce Oxenford
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Virender Sharma
TV Umpire
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Chettithody Shamshuddin
Reserve Umpire
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Sadashiv Iyer
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft
PointsRajasthan Royals 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0