RCB vs RR Live Score: Devdutt Padikkal started strongly with Virat Kohli in their run-chase.© BCCI/IPL
In Match 16 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) struck crucial blows early on in the match to put Rajasthan Royals (RR) on the backfoot straightaway. However, RR’s lower middle order played some gritty innings to help their team set a 178-run target. Shivam Dube (46 runs off 32 balls), Riyan Parag (25 runs off 16 balls) and Rahul Tewatia (40 runs off 23 balls) hit some big shots to power their team to a challenging total. RCB openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal will look to start strongly as they try to win their fourth game on the trot this season. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 16 Live Cricket Score Between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) from Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
RCB reach their 100 in 9.4 overs as they score 107 runs at the half-way mark of the innings.
RR have their back against the wall as Padikkal nearing his 100.
Two sixes from the RCB batsmen have RR bowlers looking for cover.
Padikkal and Kohli looking for an early finish to the match.
RCB 96/0 in 9 overs.
Devdutt Padikkal is dominating the show with Virat watching from the other end.
RCB 83/0 in 8.3 overs.
Padikkal brings up his fifty in the eighth over. A well-calculated innings indeed.
RCB 73/0 in 7.3 overs.
Padikkal cuts one off Gopal towards the point region.
What a clever shot yet again by the left-hander!
RCB reach 59 runs for no loss at the end of six overs. Padikkal hits one more out of the ground.
Both openers looking ominous here against RR.
Padikkal with a superb hit out of the park against Mustafizur over the long-off boundary.
RCB 49/0 in five overs.
Kohli flicks one behind the keeper to get a boundary.
RCB gliding at the start. 39/0 in 4 overs.
Padikkal is showcasing his utmost application with clever boundaries behind the wicket. Follows it up with a cut over the point fielder.
Chris Morris going for back-to-back fours in his first over.
RCB 32/0 in 3.2 overs.
Padikkal sweeps Gopal behind for a clever four.
Both openers looking extremely good here. Going strong at 23/0 in 2.4 overs.
Padikkal flicks Sakariya for a beautiful looking shot on the on-side. Four runs.
RCB 14/0 in 1.4 overs.
Sakariya Is In!
Left-arm pacer Chetan Sakariya to start the second over.
RCB 8/0 after the first over.
Virat Kohli steps out of his crease and hits Gopal for a huge six over the long-leg boundary.
RCB 6/0 after 0.4 overs.
RCB Openers In!
RCB openers Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli are in the middle.
They need 178 runs to win. Shreyas Gopal to start proceedings in the first over. Game On!
RCB Finish At 177/9!
After a mixed finished to the innings, RR accumulated 177/9 runs in their 20 overs. A flurry of wickets at the end brought back RCB into the game when RR were looking to reach a total of around 190 and above.
Patel finished strongly while Tewatia, Dube and Parag shone for RR. RCB openers Kohli and Padikkal will try to give their team a strong start in their pursuit of the 178 run-target.
Shreyas Gopal launches one for a huge six.
RR 176/9 in 19.4 overs.
A hat-trick of wickets for RCB bowlers as Sakariya is out on the first ball.
Patel on a hat-trick here. RR 170/9 in 19.2 overs.
Now Chris Morris departs while trying to hit Patel for a cheeky boundary behind the wicket.
RR 170/8 in 19.1 overs.
Tewatia departs while trying to hit one on the leg-side. Siraj gets revenge on the last ball of his over.
RR 170/7 in 19 overs.
Tewatia hits a huge one on the off-side. He is looking seriously good now.
RR 163/6 in 18.3 overs.
Chris Morris dispatches a full-toss by Jamieson towards the long-leg boundary for six.
RR 157/6 in 18 overs.
Half-chance for Sundar as Tewatia lifts one in the off-side off Jamieson’s bowling. A big let-off for the RR player.
RR 148/6 in 17.3 overs.
Tewatia opens the face of the bat to hit Patel for a four between gully and point.
RR 145/6 in 17 overs.
RCB Bowlers On Point!
RCB bowlers are finding the block-hole more often now as Tewatia and Morris will need to change gears for RR to finish strongly.
RR 141/6 in 16.4 overs.
Dube departs for 46 runs off 32 balls while trying to lift one over long-off region. Glenn Maxwell takes a diving catch.
133/6 in 15.3 overs.
Shivam Dube nearing his fifty. Edges one towards third-man for a four.
RR 133/5 in 15.2 overs.
Tewatia living upto the expectation with a reverse shot for four off Sundar.
RR 127/5 in 14.5 overs.
Kohli brings Sundar into the attack. The RCB captain will be looking to keep a lid on the scoring rate.
RR 120/5 in 14 overs. Tewatia and Dube at the crease.
Tewatia gets into the act with a huge six on the leg-side off the second ball.
RR 115/5 in 13.5 overs.
RR lose their fifth wicket as Parag gets out to Harshal Patel trying to be cheeky.
RR 109/5 in 13.3 overs. Game On!
Riyan Parag just hit Harshal Patel for a helicopter flick for four runs in the mid-wicket region.
RR 109/4 in 13.2 overs.
100 Up For RR!
RR reach their hundred in 12.2 overs as Parag and Dube pull the team out of trouble with a partnership.
RR 104/4 in 13 overs.
Riyan Parag and Shivam Dube get along stitching a crucial partnership.
Parag hits Harshal Patel for back-to-back fours.
RR 90/4 in 11.3 overs.
At the Half-way mark of the innings, RR batsman have somehow gathered 70 runs for the loss of four crucial wickets.
The RCB bowlers have put their side on the front foot in the first quarter of the match.
Dube launches again for a towering six to gather 17 runs off the Chahal over.
RR 64/4 in 9 overs!
Yuzi beats everyone, including keeper ABD for four runs as the ball bounces unexpectedly.
RR 58/4 in 8.2 overs.
Dube showcases power to hit Chahal out of the park for a huge six.
RR 53/4 off 8.2 overs.
Samson gets out on the second ball of Sundar’s over. Scoops a dolly after scoring 21 runs off 18 balls.
RR tottering at 43/4 after 7.2 overs.
Samson welcomes Sundar with a huge six.
RR 43/3 after 7.1 overs.
Yuzvendra Chahal Into The Attack!
Yuzvendra Chahal has a steady start in his first over, gives away only five runs.
RR 37/3 after seven overs.
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