Sharjah: RCB fans performed tiger dance, a popular folk dance from Coastal Karnataka, during the high voltage Indian Premier League match here on Friday. A video of the same has gone viral after match.
Chennai Super Kings defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets. Sent into bat, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 156 for six in the allotted 20 overs. CSK chased down the score in 18.1 overs.
Ruturaj Gaekwad (38) and Faf du Plessis (31) added 71 runs for the first wicket to set the tone for CSK’s chase.
Earlier, RCB were off to a flying start with skipper Virat Kohli (53) and Devdutt Padikkal (70) laying a solid foundation with a stand of 111 runs for the opening wicket.
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Kohli fell to the seasoned Dwayne Bravo after six boundaries and a six, while Padikkal hit five fours and three maximums before being dismissed by Shardul Thakur, as RCB stuttered after a fine start.
For CSK, India pacer Thakur finished with impressive figures of 2/29 from his quota of four overs, while Bravo bowled excellently to pick 3/24.