IPL 2017:

Sudipta Biswas
IPL 2017:

Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) registered an empathic 61 runs victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium in Pune on Saturday.

The home team RPS batting first post a 157 runs competitive total on board batting first. Steve Smith scored 45 and Manoj Tiwary 44. MS Dhoni also scored 21 while Rahul Tripathi gave RPS a good start.

RCB, in reply, displayed their batting woe. Virat Kohli scored is the first batsman to score a half-century but other batsmen failed to manage to score double digit. Imran Tahir has taken three wickets while Lockie  Ferguson picked up two wickets.

In the last three matches, RCB failed to score a competitive total. RCB bowled out for 49 against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens. At home, they suffered seven wickets defeat against Gujarat Lions.

Meanwhile, with this victory RPS boost their chance to qualify for the playoffs.  But, the twitterati is not happy with RCB’s performance so they blasted RCB for poor display.