Historic win for RCB, becoming the first team to win an IPL match on Holi, defeating the Punjab Kings

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RCB becomes the first team to win an IPL match on Holi

RCB vs PBKS Match: The sixth match of IPL 2024 was played between the teams of RCB and Punjab Kings at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. This is the first time in the history of IPL that a match was played on Holi day and on this special occasion, Royal Challengers Bangalore won. Virat Kohli was the hero of his team’s victory in this game.

RCB becomes the first team to win an IPL match on Holi

In this game, Punjab Kings had set a target of scoring 177 runs to win the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Royal Challengers Bangalore achieved this target in 19.2 overs. Virat played the biggest innings for RCB. Virat scored 77 runs off 49 balls. After that, Dinesh Karthik ended the game by scoring an unbeaten 28 runs off 10 balls. Apart from Dinesh Karthik, Mahipal Lomror also scored an unbeaten 17 runs off 8 balls.

The RCB bowlers put in a brilliant performance

Earlier, Punjab Kings, batting first, scored 176 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. Captain Shikhar Dhawan scored the highest 45 runs for the Punjab Kings. Jitesh Sharma, on the other hand, played an innings of 27 runs. Apart from this, Shashank Singh remained unbeaten after scoring 21 runs off 8 balls. On the other hand, Mohammad Siraj-Glenn Maxwell took 2-2 wickets for RCB. Alzarri Joseph and Yash Dayal also got 1 wicket each.

IPL 2024 Points Table Status

With this win, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team has reached the sixth position in the points table. RCB has won one of two games so far. At the same time, this defeat has pushed the Punjab Kings to fifth place. On the other hand, the Rajasthan team remains number one.

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