It was certainly a tense end at the Dubai Worldwide Stadium on Saturday with Royal Challengers Bangalore’s soul AB de Villiers on the helm guiding the staff to an exciting seven-wicket towards Rajasthan Royals. RCB required 54 off 24 with a struggling Gurkeerat Mann on the crease, however de Villiers fired 41 off 11 within the slog overs en path to his 22-ball 55 to complete the chase with two balls to spare. As nail-biting the chase was, even for De Villiers who admitted being “nervous”, it was his teammate Aaron Finch who appeared extra in must calm down himself.
In the direction of the fag finish of RCB’s chase, when all within the dugout wore a tensed face, the digicam noticed Finch ‘vaping’ within the dressing room. The video instantly went viral throughout social media with some criticising him whereas others laughing over it.
Earlier within the match, it was Chris Morris’ heroics that helped RCB prohibit the Royals to 177 for six after a powerful half-century from, captain Steve Smith. The South African completed with four/26 which included an excellent last over the place he took two wickets for simply 4 runs.
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Chasing the goal, Shreyas Gopal drew first blood as he dismissed Finch for 14 within the fourth over earlier than Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal added 79 runs for the second wicket. RCB quickly misplaced each the set batters in consecutive balls leaving RCB at 102 for 3 within the 14th over.
From there on, it was one man, and one man solely. He shared a match-winning partnership of 77 runs off 39 balls alongside Mann en path to which he scored six maximums and a boundary.