19
Sunday
August 2018
3:31 PM IST
News Headlines
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | About Deepika 
Sports News
Unplayable Umesh Yadav leads RCB rout of KXIP
 
(Indore, May 14, 2018):Led by their bowlers, RCB thrashed KXIP by 10 wickets to keep their slim play-off hopes alive in IPL 2018 on Monday.

Chasing a paltry 89 to win, RCB raced away to the target in 8.1 overs thanks to clinical batting from Virat Kohli (48 off 28 balls) and Parthiv Patel (40 off 22 balls).

It was RCB's fifth win in 12 games. KXIP, on the other hand, suffered their sixth defeat in 12 games.

Earlier in the day, KXIP recorded the season's lowest total batting first.

RCB captain Kohli won the toss and decided to bowl. On a wicket that appeared to help pacers all through the hosts' innings, fast bowler Umesh Yadav returned a season-best 3/23 to help RCB bowl out KXIP for just 88 runs in 15.1 overs.

The previous lowest total batting first was 118 that SRH made against MI. In their reply in that game, MI had made 87.

KXIP though had started well with the in-form Lokesh Rahul going all guns blazing. He departed for a 15-ball 21 against the run of play in the 5th over. Umesh accounted for him with a shortish delivery as Colin de Grandhomme took a nice catch at deep square leg.

Off the last ball of the same over, Umesh struck again and this time his victim was none other than Chris Gayle (18).

KXIP never recovered after that. Confusion reigned to the extent that some of the KXIP batsmen failed to judge their runs properly and that led to three run-outs.

Aaron Finch was KXIP's top-scorer with a 23-ball 26.

While Umesh was the pick of the RCB bowlers, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, de Grandhomme and Moeen Ali chipped in with one wicket each to play their part in a significant way. It was indeed a clinical bowling and fielding performance from Kohli's men.

KXIP were forced to make one change for this match as they lost the in-form Mujeeb Ur Rahman to injury. Aussie Marcus Stoinis took his place. RCB, on the other hand, went into the contest unchanged.


Kerala floods: Sanju Samson contributes Rs 15 lakhs towards relief fund
Asian Games 2018: Thousands of athletes fly in as Jakarta makes final prep
Nihal Sarin becomes India’s 53rd Grandmaster
Lanka pips South Africa
Kohli loses top spot in ICC Test rankings to out-of-action Smith
Rafael Nadal ends Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Toronto run for 80th title
Cristiano Ronaldo takes 8 minutes to score first goal in Juventus shirt
Dembele, Ter Stegen help Barcelona win Spanish Supercup
England lord over India at Lord’s, win by an innings and 159 runs
Spain’s Gerard Pique retires from international football
Nadal stays on track in Toronto with win over Cilic
Neeraj named India's flag-bearer for Asian Games opening ceremony
'Lonely' Bindra hopes for gold club company in Tokyo 2020
Chandimal returns to Sri Lanka T20 squad after ban
Jayaram, Rituparna and Mithun enter quarterfinals of Vietnam Open
Maxwell hopes to get UAE ticket
Shahid Afridi pulls out of CPL following knee injury
Ex-400m world champion Nicholas Bett dies
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu pulls out of Asian Games 2018
India’s U-20 football side stuns Argentina 2-1
KERALA NEWS
Kerala flood: Papa CJ expressed his willingness to perform at fund-raiser programmes
 Stand up Comedian Papa CJ on Thursday tweeted his willingness to perform at any fund-raiser programs  
Declare Kerala floods a national disaster: Rahul Gandhi asks PM
PM announces an interim relief of Rs 500 Cr
PM's aerial survey called off
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Imran Khan Elected New Pakistan PM, Seen In Tears After Vote
 (Islamabad, Aug 17, 2018):Pakistani lawmakers have endorsed Imran Khan as their next prime mi
'He's innocent': US threatens more sanctions on Turkey if pastor not freed
Toll soars to 48 in Kabul education centre blast
Bridge collapses in Italy during heavy storm, crushing cars
NATIONAL NEWS
Swami Agnivesh assaulted on way to pay homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi
 (New Delhi, Aug 17, 2018):Social activist Swami Agnivesh was assaulted on Deen Dayal Upadhyay
Water level of Mullaperiyar to be reduced to 139 feet, orders SC
Lead Us, DMK Leaders Tell Stalin, Day After Brother Alagiri's Message
No income generated from YI-National Herald transaction: Sonia Gandhi to HC
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2017 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.