Royal Challengers Bangalore locked horns with Chennai Super Kings in the second leg of the IPL at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. Earlier, CSK got the better of RCB by 69 runs in the first leg. Talking about the second leg fixture between the two teams, CSK skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl first.
RCB started the game really well, thanks to Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal’s productive partnership. The duo channelised the aggression in the right way by taking the attack to the cleaners. The openers succeeded in adding a century-plus partnership. They added 111 runs for the opening wicket.
Virat Kohli departed after making 53 off 41 while Devdutt Padikkal top-scored with 70 off 50. On the other hand, DJ Bravo bowled really well for CSK as he took 3 wickets to his name. RCB posted 156/6 in their quota of 20 overs. In reply, the Super Kings made a clever run chase.
They kept finding the boundaries and then just knocked it around when it mattered the most. Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers tried their best to stop the yellow brigade. However, CSK pulled off a win in 18.1 overs. With this win, they move back to the top of the table
Virat Kohli hugs MS Dhoni after the match
It is no secret that MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli share a great deal of camaraderie with each other. Both stalwarts admire and respect each other. In fact, Dhoni and Kohli have been the crucial cogs of Indian cricket in the last decade.
RCB captain Virat Kohli might have been really upset after his team ran through a terrible defeat at the hands of CSK. However, when he saw his former captain, MS Dhoni, Kohli hugged the veteran from behind. The video clip went viral in no time across social media platforms.
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A heart-touching moment was witnessed after the match. RCB captain Virat Kohli hugged the CSK skipper, MS Dhoni, from behind as the duo were waiting for the post-match presentation.