Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019; Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

Virat Kohli scored 67 to lead RCB to their first win of IPL 2019 as they defeated KXIP by eight wickets. Meanwhile, RR defeated MI by four wickets.

FirstCricket Staff April 14, 2019 16:53:37 IST
Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019; Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI
Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

Virat Kohli inspired Royal Challengers Bangalore to their first win of IPL 2019 as he scored 67. RCB defeated KXIP by eight wickets at Mohali. Sportzpics

Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

Chris Gayle scored unbeaten 99, the second batsman after Raina to remain unbeaten one short of a ton in IPL, as KXIP posted 173/4 in 20 overs against RCB. Sportzpics

Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

Despite unfriendly conditions, Yuzvendra Chahal took the crucial wickets of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal to peg KXIP back during middle overs. Sportzpcis

Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

AB de Villiers provided the perfect support to Kohli and later took RCB past the winning line with an unbeaten knock of 59 off 38. He was awarded the Man of the Match award. Sportzpics

Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

Quinton de Kock provided Mumbai Indians the perfect start along with Rohit Sharma (47) and scored 81 off 52 balls to help MI post 187/5 in 20 overs against RR. Sportzpics

Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

Jofra Archer shined with the ball for RR as he took three wickets for 39 in four overs and helped curtail the prowess of MI's top-order. Sportzpics

Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

Jos Buttler produced another attacking innings at the Wankhede Stadium as he smashed 89 off 43 to give RR the perfect start. Sporztpics

Virat Kohli inspires RCB to first win in IPL 2019 Jos Buttler Jofra Archer fire RR to victory over MI

A middle-order collapse helped MI stage a late comeback but Shreyas Gopal held his nerves in the final overs to take RR to their second win of the season. Sportzpics

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