Pune: Ryan Parag hit an aggressive not-out half-century after the top order collapsed in the 39th match of the IPL here on Tuesday. Was.
Chasing the target, Virat Kohli came down to open for RCB but was dismissed for just nine runs. The wickets of Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell then fell into two balls and then RCB lost six wickets for 72 runs at regular intervals. Dinesh Karthik was unfortunately run out and then RCB was all out for 115. Rajasthan Royals won the match by 29 runs and reached the top of the points table.
RCB won the toss and elected to field first, losing the wicket of Paddikal early on. Ravichandran Ashwin, who was promoted to bat, was dismissed for 33 off 17 balls with nine runs and Jose Butler was also dismissed for just eight runs on the same score. Sanju showed a bit of aggression to Samus but he too was dismissed for 27 runs. And by the time the score reached 102, Daryl Mitchell and Shimron Hatmeyer were also out. Despite his aggressive innings, Parag played a key role in helping Rajasthan reach 144 runs. For RCB, Mohammad Siraj, Josh Hazlewood, Vanindu Hasaranga took 2-2 while Hershal Patel took 1 wicket.