How Virat prevented the crossing of Hyderabad 150 on two run outs and one review
In a close encounter of the 2018 IPL, Bengaluru lost to Hyderabad, following the target of less than 150 in the Bangalore Low Scoring match. The Bangalore bowlers restricted the Hyderabad batsmen to 146 runs in 20 overs, but despite the Hyderabad bowlers, Bangalore's batsmen did not allow the batsmen to bundle and stuttered at 141 for 6 in 20 overs and won an exciting five-run win. Did it.
The Bengaluru suffered a lot in this situation, and captain Virat Kohli, along with the team, was particularly disappointed. After this defeat, the likelihood of going to the playoff of Bengaluru has reduced considerably. He now has to rely on the performance of the other teams as well as winning all the remaining matches.
Bengaluru with a big chance
In this match, Bengaluru had not only a chance to win the match, but also had a golden opportunity to win big win so that they could also improve their run-rate. In this defeat Virat Kohli's finest fielding and captaincy spec went off. When Hyderabad team was batting, it was taking one time that the team would be able to give more than 160 target to Bengaluru. But Virat and his bowlers did not allow this to happen.
When Hyderabad had played 15 overs, the team's score was 105 off just three wickets. Captain Williamson had come in the form of a formidable form and had made his half-century in only 36 balls, while Shakib Al Hasan did 24 not out by scoring 24 runs in 24 balls.
But after that Bengaluru bowlers returned and Williamson, Shakib, Yusuf Pathan and Riddhimaan Saha were out. Then the team's score reached 143 runs for 19 overs. In the last over of Tim Southee, Rashid Khan could not score any runs on the first ball, Rashid bounced the ball towards midwicket in the second ball. Virat came running faster than the boundary line, but it was not possible to catch. Here, Virat showed a sense of intent and caught the ball on the ball and threw it straight towards the wicket keeper. Till then, Rashid Khan had run away from the decision to take the second run but Virat's throw was so accurate that Parthiv Patel did not have any problem in the run-out and Rashid had to return to the pavilion.
After this, Saeedi gave a run to the third ball and threw the ball to the next ball. There was now pressure on Bhubaneswar. On the fourth ball of the over, Bhui bowled the ball towards mid wicket and ran away with the intention of taking two runs from the start, but once again Virat was going to catch the ball. There was confusion between Bhuvi and Siddharth Kaul, and this time Siddhartha could not return to the time, yet another accurate throw of Virat had worked. Kaul had to return to the pavilion.
Even at the last ball, when Saudi appealed for LBW but Sandeep Sharma ran for a run Virat then took a review without losing time, which was successful so that one run could not be scored in the score of Hyderabad and only 3 runs could be scored in the last over and Hyderabad could not cross 150. In this way, Bengaluru managed to restrict Hyderabad to only 146 runs.