Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore bats during match 16 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Rajasthan Royals held at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai on the 22nd April 2021
Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore bats during match 16 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Rajasthan Royals held at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai on the 22nd April 2021

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) continued their fine streak of form against Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Thursday as they won by 10 wickets in the ongoing IPL 2021 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Sent out to bat first, RR crumbled under pressure in the opening overs and were reduced to 43/4. Owing to Shivam Dube’s 46 and Rahul Tewatia’s 40, the men in pink managed to post 177/9 at the end of their 20 overs. Both Mohammed Siraj and Harshal Patel scalped three wickets. Chasing, Devdutt Padikkal (101*) and Virat Kohli (72*) took charge right from the start. They forged an unbeaten 181-run opening stand and helped make it four wins out of four matches.

Here are the top 5 players with most runs (Orange Cap):

1. Shikhar Dhawan - 231

2. Glenn Maxwell - 176

3. Johnny Bairstow- 173

4. Faf du Plessis - 164

5. Nitish Rana - 164

Here are the top 5 players with most wickets (Purple Cap):

1. Harshal Patel- 12

2. Deepak Chahar - 8

3. Avesh Khan - 8

4. Rahul Chahar - 8

5. Andre Rusell - 7

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