Indian Premier League 2020, RCB vs RR: Virat Kohli says “RCB needs to be maintained” as RCB is in the table.
Virat Kohli played his 37th Indian Premier League (IPL) half-century innings as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Saturday. After the win, Kohli highlighted the fact that in a tournament like the IPL, it is important to carry on the winning momentum as once the team starts losing the match, it becomes difficult to get back on the path to victory. Kohli said, “This tournament can get away from you very quickly. When you start losing in the beginning, the games start early and suddenly you realize that you have 8 games and you don’t have points. We Need to keep pace. ” Post-match presentation.
The RCB captain also praised the young Devadatta Padikkal who scored his third half-century in consecutive tournaments.
“There wasn’t much to reveal (to Devadatta) and I told Simon that this man has got serious talent – reach, and a big eye. And a left-handed, very clean shot you think he risked. It has rarely been that way. At this stage, “said Kohli.
Kohli said, “Today he is in the age of 40 to 65, so he is a smart person and understands the game very well.”
With the win, RCB now top the points table with six points from four matches.
The losing captain, Steve Smith, dismissed the fact that his team did not score enough runs on the board on a good wicket.
He said, “We could have done much better. There were not enough runs on the board. It was a good wicket. We could not partner together. Jofra bowled exceptionally. Our leggies bowled well, but we had enough. Was not. On board, “Smith said.
Smith praised Mahipal Lomror, who played a key role in his first game of the season.
“Lomlor played well under pressure and getting 155, we didn’t look like getting that many; he played a mature innings,” Smith concluded.