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IPL 2024: Glenn Maxwell silences fans at Narendra Modi Stadium after RCB defeat GT by 9 wickets

Glenn Maxwell silences Ahmedabad crowd with a finger-on-lip gesture.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) have been criticized for being the laughing stock in the ongoing IPL season. They were unable to churn out results in their favour in most games. As of now, they are placed at the bottom of the IPL 2024 points table with six points.

Their journey depends on how other teams perform in the fag end of the league stage. RCB seems to have found their rhythm back as they registered back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Meanwhile, Glenn Maxwell made the headlines after he came up with a finger on lip gesture to silence the Ahmedabad crowd on Sunday’s encounter against GT.

The all-rounder’s gesture came during the closing moments of the game when RCB were racing towards the finishing line. The cameraman caught Glenn Maxwell silencing the home fans at Narendra Modi Stadium. The picture of the same went viral on the internet.

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RCB ace the run-chase in 16 overs

RCB fans turned up in numbers to witness the spectacle. They were mighty pleased with the way the team performed. Will Jacks was named the Man of the Match for scoring the fifth-fastest century in India’s premier T20 tournament.

The Ahmedabad-based franchise posted 200/3 in their quota of 20 overs. Sai Sudharsan top-scored for GT with an unbeaten 84 off 49 balls. He struck 8 fours and 4 sixes at a strike rate of 171.43. Shahrukh Khan chipped in with 58 off 30 balls including 3 fours and 5 sixes.

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In reply, RCB got off to a splendid start before going on to wrap up the game. They won the game by nine wickets, courtesy of Will Jacks’ 41-ball century and Virat Kohli’s 44-ball 70. The duo added a record unbeaten 166-run stand for the second wicket. RCB comfortably aced the run-chase in just 16 overs.

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