RCB vs. DC: Virat Kohli scores his 47th IPL half-century and erupts in celebration. With a final score of 50 (34), Kohli gave his team a strong start.
On April 15, the first match of a doubleheader between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Delhi Capitals took place at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium. The visitors allowed Kohli and Faf du Plessis the opportunity to establish a solid partnership after being given the opportunity to bat first. However, Mitchell Marsh’s dismissal of the effective RCB captain in the fifth over prevented them from building on the momentum.
After that, Virat Kohli put on a show as he took control and pounded the ball all over the place. Kohli added another half-century to his tournament total in the tenth over by hitting Mustafizur Rahman for a six on the fourth delivery and taking a quick single on the fifth delivery. After accomplishing the goal, Kohli aggressively celebrated turning fifty and was in a great mood.
Sadly, he was out by Lalit Yadav on the first ball of the following over and returned to the pavilion with a score of 50 off 34 deliveries.
Virat Kohli’s fifty-run innings gave RCB the much-needed edge in the match.
However, Kohli’s fifty-run innings gave RCB the much-needed edge in the match. Notably, it was his 47th half-century and 52nd 50+ score overall in the tournament’s history. In their third game on their home field and fourth overall in the competition, RCB squared off against DC. With this fifty, Kohli now has three consecutive fifty-plus scores at the M Chinnaswamy in the current IPL season.
Kohli has scored a half-century in all but one of RCB’s other games, which was played on the road. RCB has one victory and two losses from their three completed games. They won their first game against Mumbai but lost their subsequent two to KKR and LSG. However, Kohli has excelled with the bat from the very first game and will be expecting to continue doing so.
From the stands, Kohli’s wife, Anushka Sharma, cheered his catch and gave him a standing ovation as he brought out his boisterous celebration.
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