Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 10 wickets


In what was the final Indian Premier League 2018 (IPL 2018) game at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore, Kings XI Punjab were thrashed by Royal Challengers Bangalore by 10 wickets tonight. Kings XI Punjab had an extremely poor outing after being asked to bat. The home team were bowled out for 88 in only 15.1 overs with only three of their batsmen reaching double figures. Then captain Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel joined hands to earn a 10-wicket win for Royal Challengers Bangalore, keeping themselves alive in the tournament. Get highlights of Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2018, here.What was expected to be a run-feast ended up as a damp contest as Kings XI Punjab were completely outplayed by Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indore on Monday. RCB’s chances of making it into the playoffs depended on a positive result in this match and Virat Kohli and his men rose to the occasion by beating KXIP by 10 wickets- the first instance in IPL 2018. All the three departments of the game have finally come good for RCB. Umesh Yadav’s early strikes exposed KXIP’s wobbly middle-order as KXIP were bundled out for 88. 3 run outs in the innings also did not help their cause. Chasing 89, RCB raced to victory in just overs. Virat Kohli (48) and Parthiv Patel (44) remain unbeaten a the crease. With this win, RCB have also boosted their Net Run Rate. This victory only tightens up an already topsy-turvy race for final two playoffs spots.