Bharat smashed an unbeaten 78 off 52 balls while Glenn Maxwell blazed away to 51 in 33 deliveries as RCB chased down a target of 165 with the former's heroics.
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While the Delhi side (20 points from 13 matches) has made sure of a top-two finish, a defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday night has dented RCB's chances of ending second in the points table.
The 21-year-old from Jammu has got everyone excited with his raw pace and clocked 152.95 kph during the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Wednesday. Kohli was paying attention and was quite excited by what he saw.
After putting on board a modest 141 for 7, SRH returned to limit RCB to 137 for six for only their third win in the league.
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Eyeing their first IPL title triumph, RCB are currently placed third in the pecking order with 16 points from 12 games.
There were calls for Srinivasan's "sacking" from former cricketers, including Scott Styris and and Kris Srikkanth, who termed the error "unforgivable".
Meanwhile, Punjab Kings all-rounder Moises Henriques lamented that his team could not build a partnership, except the one by KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal.
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Meanwhile, Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul said he would have been happier had his side qualified for the play-offs instead of him wearing the Orange Cap.
With 16 points from 12 games, RCB thus became the third team after Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals to make it to the last four stage.
Eyeing their first IPL title triumph, RCB are currently placed third in the pecking order with seven wins and four defeats for a total of 14 points.
IPL 2021: RR's Yashasvi Jaiswal hoping to convert starts into big scores after speaking to Virat Kohli
Following their seven-wicket loss to RCB on Wednesday, several Royals youngsters, including Jaiswal, had a long conversation with Kohli.
The former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper praised skipper Sanju Samson, saying he will be selected in the national team for a longer run.
IPL 2021: My job is to provide base for finishers like AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, says KS Bharat
Bharat and Maxwell, one of the sought after T20 player, shared a crucial stand which helped RCB and the stumper said that the communication between the two was all tactical.
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said impressive middle overs bowling and staying fearless during the game's crucial moments contributed to the team's fine run in this edition of the IPL
Chasing 150, Royal Challengers Bangalore completed the task with as many as 17 balls to spare.
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Harshal, after claiming a match-winning hat-trick in their IPL match against Mumbai Indians, was short of words and said it will take time to sink in.