In the match No. 17 of the season 10 of Indian Premier League (Vivo IPL 2017), Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 27 Runs.
Winning the toss, Royal Challengers Bangalore elected to field first.
Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) had a good start with both openers playing well. Ajinkya Rahane made 30 Runs of 25 Balls while Rahul Tripathi made 31 Runs of 23 Balls. Steve Smith made 27 Runs while MS Dhoni made 28 Runs. In the later half of the innings Pune kept loosing wickets and towards the end Manoj Tiwary made quick-fire 27 Runs of just 11 balls and Rising Pune Supergiant managed to reach a score of 161/8 at the end of their 20 Overs.
For Royal Challengers Bangalore, Adam Milne and Shreenath Aravind picked up two wickets each while Samuel Badree, Shane Watson and Pawan Negi picked up one wicket each.
Chasing this moderate total, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) lost the wicket of opener Mandeep Singh early. Virat Kohli made 28 Runs of 19 balls while AD de Villiers made 29 Runs of 30 Balls. Wickets kept falling at regular intervals thanks to tight bowling by Pune bowlers and in the end RCB managed to reach a score of 134/9 at the end of their 20 overs loosing the match by 27 Runs.
For Rising Pune Supergiant, Ben Stokes and Shardul Thakur picked up three wickets each, Jaydev Unadkat picked up two wickets while Imran Tahir picked up one wicket.
Ben Stokes was named the Man Of The Match for his brilliant bowling performance in the match.
Please find below detailed score scorecard of both the innings.
1st Innings Scorecard (Rising Pune Supergiant Batting) :
2nd Innings Scorecard (Royal Challengers Bangalore Batting) :
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