RCB vs GT: Virat Kohli narrowly escaped from injury
RCB vs GT: 67th match of IPL 2022 was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Titans at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, Bangalore defeated Gujarat by 8 wickets. With this win, RCB have kept their hopes of reaching the playoffs alive. Virat Kohli was the hero of this victory of Bangalore. Chase Master King Kohli played a match winning innings of 73 runs in 54 balls. During this, Kohli’s bat hit eight fours and two sixes.
Nirally left Virat
Kohli’s brilliant innings, something happened that he narrowly escaped injury. In fact, Faf demanded 2 runs as soon as he played the second ball of Sai Kishore, who came to the 9th over of the innings. Virat Kohli was running with his head bowed. During this, he collided with the Gujarat spinner Sai Kishore, who was present at the non-strike end and fell on the ground. Thankfully he didn’t get injured during this.
Kohli seen in great rhythm
Virat Kohli looked pale in IPL 2022 before the match on Thursday. He had scored a half-century against Gujarat itself. Apart from this, there was no big innings from his bat. But yesterday again he played a match winning innings against GT. Kohli has played 14 matches so far in the current season. During this, he has scored 306 runs at an average of 23.76 and strike rate of 117.93. He has hit 30 fours and 7 sixes so far this season.
Conditions of the match
Winning the toss and batting first, Gujarat scored 168 runs in 20 overs. Captain Pandya scored an unbeaten 62 off 47 balls, while Miller scored 34 and Saha scored 31 runs. For RCB, Hazlewood took 2 wickets, Maxwell and Wanindu Hasaranga took 1-1 wickets. Chasing the target of 169 runs, RCB got off to a great start. Thanks to Kohli’s brilliant 73-run knock, the team won the match by scoring 170 runs at the loss of 2 wickets in 18.4. Apart from Kohli, Faf scored 44 and Maxwell scored 40 runs. Rashid Khan took two wickets for GT.