Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) led by captain Virat Kohli defeated Rajasthan Royals by 10 wickets. RCB recorded their fourth consecutive victory by defeating Rajasthan Royals by 21 balls, Devadath Padikkal (101 not out) and Virat’s brilliant half-century (72 not out). Even after the top order failed, Rajasthan set a target of 178 to win against Bangalore, with the RCB losing by a wicket. As soon as Padikkal scored a century, a special record was set in the name of RCB.
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It was Padikkal’s first century in the IPL, for which he faced 52 deliveries and hit 11 fours and six sixes. Virat Kohli’s side have recorded the highest 14 centuries in IPL history. Punjab Kings, who have not won the title in a row despite being second on the list, have had 13 centuries in the tournament. In third place is Delhi Capital, whose team has scored a total of 10 times. The three-time champions Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals have seen a total of 8-8 centuries. Surprisingly, the batsmen of the Mumbai Indians, the most successful team of the tournament, have scored 3 centuries. Shah Rukh Khan’s team Kolkata Knight Riders have scored the only century in this list.
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In this match, the 181-run partnership between Padikkal and Kohli for the first wicket was the biggest partnership for the team. The team won by 181 runs in 16.3 overs. He is the third young batsman to score a century in the IPL with this century. But he is the youngest to do so while chasing a goal. The 20-year-old was named Man of the Match for his performance. Virat scored 72 with the help of Padikkal who scored a century, including six fours and three sixes. During this innings, Virat has completed 6 thousand runs in the IPL and has set a historic record. He became the first cricketer to do so.