Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Gujarat Titans

By Piyush

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Following a disappointing campaign, Virat Kohli came back to form when it was needed the most for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

The former RCB skipper thrashed 73 off 54 balls as RCB trailed169-run target put by Gujarat Titans in 18.4 overs and kept themselves flourishing in the IPL 2022 play-offs race.

They are now at fourth on the points table with 16 points. Kohli contributed a 115- run stand with Faf du Plessis for the opening wicket ahead of the RCB skipper was removed by Rashid Khan on 44(38).

The spinner then went to dismiss Kohli before Maxwell winded-up the proceedings with an undefeated 40 off 18 balls.

Before in the evening, Hardik Pandya led the side from front and bashed an unbeaten 62(47) as GT put up 168/5 after choosing to bat first.

Apart from Pandya, Rashid contributed with 19 runs off 6 deliveries, whilst David Miller scored 34(25). Josh Hazlewood grabbed 2 wickets from the RCB camp, whilst Wanindu Hasaranga and Maxwell fetched a wicket each.

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