'Do You Want To Watch KGF Tonight?': LSG Takes Sly Dig At Kohli, Maxwell & Faf du Plessis After Their Poor Returns For RCB In IPL 2024 Clash

'Do You Want To Watch KGF Tonight?': LSG Takes Sly Dig At Kohli, Maxwell & Faf du Plessis After Their Poor Returns For RCB In IPL 2024 Clash

Royal Challengers Bengaluru suffered their second successive defeat of the ongoing IPL season with a 28-run loss to Lucknow Super Giants.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Wednesday, April 03, 2024, 04:35 PM IST
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Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell | Credits: Twitter

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) had taken an indirect cheeky dig at Royal Challengers Bengaluru's batting trio of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and Faf du Plessis following their poor performances in the IPL 2024 clash at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Tuesday, April 3.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru suffered their second successive defeat of the ongoing IPL season with a 28-run loss to Lucknow Super Giants. With a target of 182, RCB were bowled out for 153 in 19.4 overs. Mayank Yadav was too hot to handle for the hosts as he picked 3 wickets while conceding just 14 runs with an economy rate of 3.50 in four overs.

However, RCB batters Virat Kohli (22), Faf du Plessi (19) and Glenn Maxwell (0) failed to step up for the team and disappointed the fans with their poor returns. All three walked back to dressing room inside Powerplay.

Following their dismissals, LSG took a wise dig at RCB batting with a tweet on X handle (formerly Twitter).

"Do you want to watch KGF tonight?"

"No, thanks".

For unversed, KGF (Kolar Gold Factory) is one of the most and blockbuster Kannada films produced by and directed by Prashanth Neel and Vijay Kiragandur. Actor Yash played a lead in Chapter 1 and 2 of KGF. KGF is also initials of the three Royal Challengers Bengaluru batters - Kohli, Glenn and Faf.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru won only 1 out of 4 matches in IPL 2024

Faf du Plessis-led Royal Challengers Bengaluru have had a disappointing campaign in the ongoing IPL season as they managed to only one game from four matches played so far.

RCB lost the opening match to the defending champions Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets at Chepauk. After posting a total of 173/6, thanks to fireworks by Anuj Rawat (48) and Dinesh Karthik (38), Royal Challengers Bengaluru failed to defend it as CSK chased down the 174-run target with 1.2 overs to spare.

In the second match of their campaign, Royal Challengers Bengaluru registered their first victory with a four-wicket win over Punjab Kings. With a target of 177, RCB chased it down with four balls to spare. Virat Kohli emerged as the star performer as he played a brilliant knock of 77 off 49 balls. Dinesh Karthik chipped in with a cameo unbeaten knock of 28 off 10 balls to take the team past the finishing line.

Faf du Plessis-led side once again ended on a losing after seven-wicket defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders. After posting a total of 181/5, thanks to an unbeaten knock of 83 off 51 balls by Virat Kohli, RCB failed to defend it as KKR pulled off 182-run chase with 3.5 overs.

With a defeat over LSG, Royal Challengers Bengaluru slipped to the ninth position in the point tables with just two points from 4 matches.

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