Pant and Iyer put on 93 runs for the third wicket, and Abhishek Sharma smashed 46 off 19 balls as Delhi scored 61 runs in the last five overs. It was only a matter of time before they slumped to the second-lowest total of this season with only three of their batsmen reaching double figures. Fourteen balls later, Kohli capped an early finish with a top-edged four.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are part of the survival race too; the Virat Kohli-led side are now placed seventh in the eight-team table, and come into this match at the back of a resounding win over the Delhi Daredevils on Saturday night. I have been with Bangalore for last 10 years and we haven't crossed the final hurdle three times.
Chris Woakes, meanwhile, continues to wait in the wings - he claimed eight wickets through the first five games of the tournament for RCB, but went for a lofty 10.36 an over and has sat out since. However, given the situation RCB are in this tournament, it was an opportunity for them to win big to better their net run rate. Really couldn't have asked for a more clinical performance. The negative NRR which can depreciate further with more losses, which mean the theoretical possibility of them qualifying with 12 points is highly unlikely. "Ideal game for us", Kohli said at the post match presentation ceremony. Backed by some good fielding, Umesh Yadav (3/23) came up with an impressive bowling effort up front to destabilise the Kings XI innings.
So how do we split them - RCB have the greater batting strength but if Kohli and De Villiers go early then they are often out of the game while Kings XI's talented and varied bowling attack are underperforming.
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Anand Ahuja is one such man and Sonam Kapoor is indeed very lucky to have a gem of a person like him in her life. Sonam accentuated her ensemble with loosely tied braided hair and accessorised it with jada choti by Amrapali.
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But Juventus did not take advantage of their advantage as they game lost its momentum although Dybala did have penalty appeals. Federico Fazio and Lorenzo Pellegrini both tried their luck while Aleksandar Kolarov's free-kick hit the side netting.
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Yadav will hold the key to providing MI with a quick-fire start in order to set a big total, or if they're faced with chasing one. Rajasthan Royals are also on same 10 points from 11 matches and both sides know they would be playing a do-or-die match tomorrow.
Tye- Has been picking up wickets regardless of the conditions.
The skipper further added that his team can chase down any target.
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I've an inclination to back Kohli to top score for RCB but will finish instead in a market with fewer options.
"One big partnership usually does the trick in T20s and the way myself and AB (De Villiers) bat, the opposition knows what can happen. One is at home and we have the right momentum", he said.