Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 77 for 1 at the halfway stage. In 15 overs, they managed to score 114 for 3. Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal were dismissed. Padikkal played a run a ball 35. He needs to learn to accelerate like Virat. He was trying to hit shots but was struggling to score a boundary. Strike rate is an important factor in T20 cricket. Because slow strike rate put another batsman under pressure. On the other hand, Virat scored 43 in 22 deliveries. Ab de Villiers innings was the game-changing innings. Because he scored 55* runs in just 22 balls.
RCB needed 35 runs in two overs. ABD releases the pressure by smashing three consecutive sixes in Unadkat’s 19th over. Unadkat conceded 25 runs in an over. They need 10 runs to win in the final over. Jofra to bowl the final over. But, ABD finishes the game by smashing a six. Steve Smith should have given the 19th over to Jofra instead of Unadkat. Ab de Villiers receives the Man of the Match award for his match-winning knock.