Now just a few days are left for the start of the second phase of IPL 2021. In the first phase of this season, some teams had a very strong performance and one of them was the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), captained by Virat Kohli. RCB had shown a great game in the first leg and the team did very well in batting as well as bowling this time and due to that the team was successful in winning five out of their seven matches. Virat Kohli would like his team’s scintillating momentum to continue in the second phase as well and this season the team’s desire to win the title will be fulfilled.
Taking a look at the IPL history of RCB’s team, the batting of this team has always been a strong side and perhaps this is the reason why all the big records related to batting in IPL are in the name of this team. In the first phase of IPL 2021 too, RCB’s batsmen performed with a bang and played many excellent innings. In this article, we are going to mention the 3 best innings that the Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen played in the first leg.
3 best innings that Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen played in the first leg of IPL 2021
#3 AB de Villiers (48 off 27 balls) vs Mumbai Indians
In the very first match of IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore faced last season’s winner Mumbai Indians. Batting first in this match, Mumbai set a target of 160 runs in front of RCB. In reply, RCB’s innings faltered on a slow pitch and the team lost their 5 wickets for 106 runs in 15 overs.
Wickets were falling from one end but AB de Villiers was seen batting in his own style from the other end and he scored 47 runs in 27 balls with the help of 4 fours and two sixes before being run out. AB’s innings ended in the last over but the other batsmen of the team scored the required runs to give victory.