The royal thumping that Virat Kohli and Co handed Kings XI Punjab surely called for celebration, Royal Challengers Bangalore did just that after the game. Having sent KXIP in, RCB rode on Umesh Yadav’s season-best 3 for 23 to skittle the opponents for 88 in 15.1 overs. Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel made short work of the paltry target, chasing it in just 8.1 overs.
The emphatic 10-wicket win gave RCB a much needed boost before their last two must-win fixtures, and also kept them alive in VIVO IPL 2018. The relived players let their hair while celebrating after the win.
The ardent fans at the team hotel in Indore couldn’t get enough of their RCB heroes.
Sweet victory it was! And the celebration isn’t complete without a cake.
The skipper Kohli and batting coach Gary Kirsten are all smiles after the thumping victory.
He didn’t get a chance to bat, but AB de Villiers isn’t complaining!
Allrounder Moeen Ali was understandably all smiles.
Menacing on the field, Man of the Match Umesh Yadav couldn’t wait to celebrate.