After last season’s great, RCB have had a season to disremember.
With yet one more loss, a defeating 6-wicket to Kolkata with 4.5 overs in hand, Virat Kohli’s men find themselves in the lowest of the league table.
Virat Kohli attained to twitter to thank Bangalore’s devoted fans, while make an apology for his team’s performance. “Thanks to the @RCBTweets fans for all the unqualified love and provision this season as well. Sorry we couldn’t play up to our standards,” virat tweeted.
Afterward the match, Kohli acknowledged that through the season “if the batting has ticked the bowling has not controlled for them and vice-versa.” “It was a season to forget. Things are just not coming together for us,” Kohli said.
Royal Challengers Bangalore who have extended the final three times since IPL’s season 2008, are at bottom in the points table with just 2 wins this year.
Uniform on Sunday, they were fully outplayed by Kolkata Knight Riders at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn tore separately a hapless Royal Challengers Bangalore careering attack as Kolkata Knight Riders sailed to a 6-wicket win.
Kolkata fixed Bangalore unready when they sent Sunil Narine to sweeping the innings along with Chris Lynn and skipper Gautam Gambhir was held back by the thinktank. But the conclusion worked wonders as Narine and Lynn caused havoc enroute their individual half-centuries.
Rushing a target of 159, Chris Lynn first made his purposes clear by beating two fours and a six in the first over itself. Though, Narine blasted in the fourth over of the chase and took Samuel Badree to the cleaners by drumming boundaries at will. 3 vast sixes and a four in the first 4 balls of Badree set the tone for Narine’s break of the runs. In the next over, Narine again crashed 4 boundaries and one giant six off the bowling of Sreenath Aravind to nick up his half-century rotten just 15 deliveries.