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RCB vs RR Live Updates, IPL 2020 Live Score, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals Match Today Live Cricket Score, Latest Updates: Devdutt Padikkal Hits Fifty, RCB Cruise In Chase Of 155

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RCB vs RR IPL 2020 Score: Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli added over 80 runs for the 2nd wicket.© BCCI/IPL




Devdutt Padikkal batted aggressively in the powerplay to help Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) reach 50/1 after six overs. Padikkal lost his partner Aaron Finch early but that didn’t keep him from playing attacking shots. He combined with skipper Virat Kohli and stitched together an unbeaten half-century stand for the second wicket. Padikkal brought up third fifty of his IPL career in process. Kohli played the second fiddle initially but opened up after gaining some confidence. Earlier, late fireworks from Rahul Tewatia (24 not out off 12 balls) and a fine knock from Mahipal Lomror (47 runs) helped Rajasthan Royal recover from early blows and set a 155-run target. Rajasthan Royals started positively, with Jos Buttler striking the ball well. However, RCB bowlers came back strongly to dismiss three top-order players in quick succession,, pushing them on the backfoot. Isuru Udana dismissed Steve Smith to hand RCB the first breakthrough. Navdeep Saini struck off his very first delivery to end Jos Buttler’s mini-onslaught who departed after scoring 22 off 12 balls. Kohli introduced Yuzvendra Chahal in the next over and he delivered immediately, removing dangerous Sanju Samson to further derail the Rajasthan innings. Mahipal Lomror, playing his first match of the season, made an immediate impact, scoring 47 runs. However, none of the batsman could lend him the support he needed and he eventually fell three short of his fifty, trying to up the ante. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Live Match Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals, straight from Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

  • October03202018:42 (IST)

    SIX! Back to back boundary for Kohli!

    Virat Kohli gets his first six of this season with a clean inside out strike over extra-cover. Riyan Parag bowled it way too full right in Kohli’a arc and he obliged by sending it over the fence.

  • October03202018:40 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Virat Kohli comes down the track and smashes a short delivery from Riyan Parag over extra cover for a cracking boundary.

  • October03202018:36 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Devdutt Padikkal guides a slightly wide delivery from Jaydev Unadkat nicely towards fine leg fence, bringing up his 3rd fifty of the season.

  • October03202018:32 (IST)

    Sensible batting from Kohli-Padikkal!

    Both Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal have batted sensibly here. Without taking too much risks here they are easily collecting 5-6 runs with singles and doubles, keeping the required run-rate under check.

  • October03202018:24 (IST)

    FOUR!

    With each passing delivery, Virat Kohli is slowly getting in to his former self. He made perfect use of his wrists and found the gap on the leg side to perfection. 

  • October03202018:22 (IST)

    FOUR! Misfield gifts RCB four runs!

    An ordinary piece of fielding from Mahipal Lomror at covers has gifted Virat Kohli and RCB an easy boundary. There should have been no runs at all.

  • October03202018:09 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Tom Curran bowls another short-pitch delivery and Devdutt Padikkal clears the infield with a lofted shot and gets another boundary — this time towards extacover region.

  • October03202018:07 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Short on the leg stump from Tom Curran and Devdutt Padikkal, although cramped for the room, gets into a nice position and pulls it behind wicket to add another boundary to his tally.

  • October03202018:03 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A half-tracker from Shreyas Gopal gave Virat Kohli ample time to smash it towards backward square leg region for his first boundary of IPL 2020. 

  • October03202017:59 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Jofra Archer gifts Devdutt Padikkal a freebie on his pads and he flicks it past the short fine-leg fielder for a boundary.

  • October03202017:57 (IST)

    WICKET! Finch lbw Gopal!

    Aaron Finch gets down on his knees in order to sweep but misses the line. Shreyas Iyer is confident he has got his man but umpire thinks otherwise. RR go for the review and guess what the on-field decision has been overturned. Rajasthan get their first breakthrough.

  • October03202017:55 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Aaron Finch gets way outside leg stump, bowler follows him but the batsman still manages to get enough bat on the ball to send it to the square leg fence.

  • October03202017:48 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Jaydev Unadkat bowls it a tad short and Devdutt Padikkal lofts it towards midwicket for a back to back boundary. 

  • October03202017:45 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Aaron Finch gets off the mark with a boundary. He cleared the infield on the off side and the ball ran away to the fence.

  • October03202017:44 (IST)

    Huge LBW shout.. Turned Down!

    Jofra Archer bowls an in-swinging delivery which rises sharply and hit Aaron Finch on the pads. The entire RR camp shout in unison but the umpire has turned it down immediately.

  • October03202017:39 (IST)

    The chase begins!

    Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch are out in the middle to start the chase for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Jofra Archer has the new ball in hand and Steve Smith has started with a very attacking field setting, with two slips in place.

  • October03202017:25 (IST)

    Last ball of the innings!

    Rahul Tewatia take a single on the penultimate delivery to bring Jofra Archer for the final delivery.

  • October03202017:23 (IST)

    DOT BALL!

    Saini goes full this time and Tewatia swings and misses

  • October03202017:22 (IST)

    SIX!

    Saini goes for a wide full-toss again and this time Tewatia again walks across and flicks it over square leg for another maximum

  • October03202017:20 (IST)

    Free hit for Rajasthan Royals! SIX!

    Saini bowls it full and Tewatia swings it away on the leg side!

  • October03202017:19 (IST)

    Navdeep Saini has hit Rahul Tewatia on the helmet!

    Saini gets it wrong as he bowls a high full toss and it hits Tewatia on the helmet who was looking to get underneath and flick it. He is being treated right now

  • October03202017:14 (IST)

    SIX!

    Isuru Udana bowls a short-pitch slower delivery and Jofra Archer waits for it and clobbers it over midwicket for a flat six.

  • October03202017:11 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Navdeep Saini bowls a juicy full toss on the leg stump and Jofra Archer swings his bat hard, ball takes an inside edge and goes wide of short fine-leg fielder and runs all the way to the fence.

  • October03202017:07 (IST)

    SIX!

    Rahul Tewatia uses Navdeep Saini’s pace and flicks it over deep square leg fence for his first six. 

  • October03202017:03 (IST)

    WCIKET! Lomror c Padikkal b Chahal!

    A fine innings from Mahipal Lomror comes to an end as Yuzvendra Chahal finally gets his man. He bowled it wide of off stump, forcing him to fetch for the delivery. The ball went high in the air and Devdutt Padikkal grabs a simple catch at long-off to send him packing for 47 off 39 balls.

  • October03202017:00 (IST)

    SIX! Lomror smashes his third six!

    Mahipal Lomror plays another slog sweep against Yuzvendra Chahal and clears the midwicket fence with rather ease. 

  • October03202016:57 (IST)

    WICKET! Riyan Parag c Finch b Udana!

    Isuru Udana bowls short and Riyan Parag miscues his shot and it goes straight to Aaron Finch at long-on fence, who makes no mistake.

  • October03202016:51 (IST)

    SIX! Another biggies from Lomror!

    Mahipal Lomror dances down the track to get under the pitch of the ball and clears the midwicket fence with ease.

  • October03202016:45 (IST)

    Washington Sundar finishes his four-over spell!

    Washington Sundar finishes his four-over spell. He went wicketless but bowled economically to put the pressure on RR batsmen. He gave away 20 runs in the four over, with four of them coming in his last over

  • October03202016:38 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Adam Zampa bowls way too full and Riyan Parag smashes it straight down the ground for a cracking boundary. 

  • October03202016:36 (IST)

    Tidy over form Dube!

    With both batsmen Riyag Parag and Mahipal Lomroro not looking to take unnecessary risks, Shivam Dube has sneaked in a tidy over, conceding just four runs — all singles.

  • October03202016:32 (IST)

    Shivam Dube comes in to bowl!

    With RCB on top, Virta Kohli has handed the ball to Shivam Dube for his first over.

  • October03202016:28 (IST)

    WICKET! Uthappa c Udana b Chahal!

    Robin Uthappa wasn’t middling the ball and it ended his innings. Chahal bowled a tossed up leg-brake and Uthappa went for a biggies but no timing at all Udana grabbed a good catch at long-off to send him back.

  • October03202016:24 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Mahipal Lomror gets his front foot out the way to make room and drives it wide of mid-off fielder to collect another boundary.

  • October03202016:14 (IST)

    SIX!

    Adam Zampa bowls a full delivery, right it bastman’s arc and Mahipal Lomror plant his front knee and slog sweeps it over deep midwicket for a huge six.

  • October03202016:12 (IST)

    Tidy over form Sundar!

    Washington Sundar bolws another tidy over, conceding just four runs in the 8th over of the innings.

  • October03202016:10 (IST)

    Welcome boundary for RR!

    Adam Zampa this tosses up a delivery and Robin Uthappa lofts it over his head. Gurkeerat Singh Mann gave his all with a full length dive but couldn’t get his hands to it.

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