Indian Premier League, RR vs RCB: Virat Kohli saw AB de Villiers as the most influential player in IPL after victory over Rajasthan Royals.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) By seven wickets, in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match, at Dubai International Stadium in Dubai. RCB suffered defeat due to slow start, AB de VilliersThe arrival turned Virat Kohli’s side in favor of the team. South Africa scored an unbeaten innings of 55 runs off 22 balls, hitting six sixes and a four. After the match, the captain Kohli T20 expert praised, improving their reading of the game. He said, “It doesn’t matter who the bowler is. He is the one who does it. AB is always someone who is willing to look at the situation and adapt his game accordingly. In my view, he is the most influential player in the IPL. is.” Kohli.

The RCB captain quipped, “If he goes, the opposition know that he has a slim chance and there is a good reason for it. This is entirely due to the presence of someone like him.

While praising RCB, Indian cricketer Gurkeerat Singh Mann had few words like these. His partnership with de Villiers helped the 36-year-old slam a winning run. Gurkeerat scored 19 runs in 17 balls and remained unbeaten.

RCB had a poor start and Aaron Finch lost. Asked if there might be some turning points for the openers, Kohli said, “Our playing pattern is very clear. The young Dev has batted beautifully, Finch has played some impressive innings. We understand the dynamics And we are adamant on our plans. “

Kohli also praised Chris Morris, who took four wickets for 26 runs in four overs. He got the important wickets of Ben Stokes, Steve Smith and Jose Butler.

The losing captain, Steve Smith, felt that his team could not play with AB de Villiers, despite RR being in a winning position.

Defending the decision to hand over the 19th over to Jaydev Unadkat, not Jofra Archer, the Australian cricketer said, “We wanted to use Jaydev to a great extent, he bowled too slow in the wicket”.


After the win, RCB are placed third with 12 points and in the league table after nine matches. Meanwhile, RR ranks second in the eight-point table with six points.

In another match on Saturday, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the toss against Delhi Capital (DC) in Sharjah.

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