Virat Kohli and Royal Challengers Bangalore were everywhere the news for all the incorrect reasons before the beginning of Indian Premier League. Former India opener Gautam Gambhir had criticised Kohli’s captainship at RCB, saying that the India skipper was lucky to possess maintained the captaincy despite the poor show of the team under his captainship. And Kohli and his men have done very little thus far to shut the critics up.
The three-time IPL finalists are in tatters within the current 1st game against defensive champions chennai Super Kings at the Chepauk. Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni invited the guests to bat first on a sluggish track and veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh established his call spot on. He ran through the high-order to placethe Super Kings well on top because thedefensive champions started the title-defence in style.
Kohli and Parthiv Patel started the proceedings on a cautious note on a pitch wherever the shot-making is looking a small amount tough. However, the 2 might add solely sixteen runs before the RCB skipper set to interrupt the shackles. He weekday down and played a slog sweep however hit the shot straight to Ravindra Jadeja at mid-wicket. The batting star managed to attain simply six off twelvedeliveries. Moeen Ali hit a six off Harbhajan Singh within the same over to ease the pressure off within the room howeverfailed to last long.
In the terribly next over from Harbhajan, the england opener offered a straightforward catch back to the spinner to depart his side reeling at twenty eightfor two. All eyes were then on AB deVilliers however he too failed to last long. the previous African nation skipper additionally perished whereas going for a giant shot. Debutant Shimron Hetmyer was then run out even before he might open his account because the Royal Challengers found themselves thirty-nine for four. six runs later, another debutant Shivam Dube departed too.