Virat Kohli's RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Virat Kohli's RCB endured their sixth straight loss of the season as DC defeated them by four wickets while KKR beat RR by eight wickets to reach top of IPL 2019 points table

FirstCricket Staff April 08, 2019 15:18:45 IST
Virat Kohli's RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019
Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Virat Kohli's RCB lost to DC by four wickets. It was the franchise's sixth straight loss in IPL 2019. With the streak of losses RCB equalled the record of DC, who lost first six games in 2013. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Kagiso Rabada starred with the ball as he took four wickets for 21 including the scalps of Kohli and AB de Villiers as DC restricted RCB to 149/8 in 20 overs. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Another batting failure costed RCB big while Moeen Ali made a quickfire 32 off 18 alongside Kohli who smashed 41 to stabilise their innings. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

DC skipper Shreyas Iyer slammed 67 off 50 to lead his side to a four-wicket win as DC lost quick wickets against at the end to create some hara-kiri. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Navdeep Saini's bowling performance was one of the rare positive things for RCB on the night. The pacer took two wickets for 24 in his four overs. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

In the second match of Sunday, RR took on KKR at Jaipur. Jos Buttler slammed 37 to give RR a good start as they lost Ajinkya Rahane early. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Harry Gurney made a dream debut for KKR as he removed Buttler and Rahul Tripathi to put a brake on RR's scoring rate as they managed just 139/3 in 20 overs. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Steve Smith finally found some form as he scored 73 not out off 59 but lack of support from other end and the slow nature of pitch hampered RR's innings massively. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Chris Lynn made a quickfire 50 off 32 balls to give KKR a blistering start and made the Jaipur surface look extremely batting friendly. Sportzpics

Virat Kohlis RCB succumb to DC for sixth straight loss as KKR thump RR to take top spot in IPL 2019

Sunil Narine slammed 47 off 25 and put up 91 for 1st wicket with Lynn as KKR registered a eight-wicket win and chased down the target of 140 inside 14 overs. Sportzpics

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