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Patna : Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 8 wickets in the 15th match of IPL 2020 on October 3, 2020, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE, as captain Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 72 in 53 balls with 7 fours and 2 sixes and opener Devdutt Padikkal scorin 63 in 45 balls hitting 6 fours and a six. RCB spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took 3/24 in 4 overs and was declared Player Of The Match. It was RCB’s third win in four matches. RR had won the toss and opted to bat.
RCB ppener Aaron Finch fell to spinner Shreyas Gopal for 8. AB de Villiers remained unbeaten on 12 in 10 balls with 1 four.RR had won the toss and opted to bat. Set a target of 155, RCB scored 158/2 in 19.1 overs. Kohli praised Padikkal after the match describing him a talent players with great balance.
Batting first, RR scored 154/6 in 20 overs. The RR lost their first wicket at 27 when opener Steven Smith ( captain) fell to pacer Isuru Udana for 5. His opening partner Jos Buttler (wk) fell to fast bowler Navdeep Saini for 22 in 12 balls hitting 3 fours and a six and it was 31/2. Sanju Samson fell to spinner Yuzvendra Chahal for 4 at the same. Robin Uthappa also fell to Chahal for 17 and it was 70/4. Riyan Parag fell to Udana for 16 and it was 105/5. Mahipal Lomor too fell to Chahal for 47 in 39 balls with 1 four and 3 sixes making it 116/6. Rahul Tewatia remained unbeaten on 24 in 12 balls hitting 3 sixes. fast bowler Jofra Archer remained unbeaten on 16 in 10 balls hitting a four and a six.