Harpreet Brar’s all-round performance and captain KL Rahul’s unbeaten 91 defeated Kings XI Punjab’s Royal Challengers by 34 runs in the 26th match of the IPL 2021 on Friday. Rahul’s unbeaten 91 helped Punjab Kings to 179 for five. In response, the star-studded RCB could only manage to score 145 for eight in 20 overs. Bengaluru captain Virat Kohli scored 35 runs. His innings ended with Harpreet left. After losing the match against Punjab, Virat praised Rajat Patidar, who played 31 innings, talking about positive things.
Virat, ‘Our team has decided that we should allow Rajat Patidar to play for free on the number three of his free ich. Because of them, it gives our batting balance. “Virat, who praised Rajat, said he was a quality player but Friday was not his day. We finally gave Punjab another 25 runs. If our team’s batsman has played to the end, the result may be different.
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Kohli said, ‘As a batsman, we can do different things early in the innings. It is not easy to achieve this score on Motera’s pitch. We were trying to have a partnership at the time and we wanted the strike rate to be over 110. We couldn’t make it to the last one and lost the match. We still have many places where we have to work hard.
In this match, Punjab’s left-arm spinner Brar scored 25 off 17 balls, showed Jauhar the first bat and then bowled brilliantly, taking three valuable wickets for 19 runs in four overs. Brar Punjab decided to win by sending dangerous batsmen like Virat Kohli (35), Glenn Maxwell (0) and AB de Villiers (3). Earlier, Devadat Padiyakkal (seven) was also dismissed cheaply. After the win, Punjab were fifth in the latest points table with six points, while RCB was third with ten points.
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