copyrightIPL: Happy to lose the opening match Kohli, said - will return
After this defeat Virat Kohli said, 'No team would like to start this way. But it is a good thing to be like this in the game. I'm happy with the attitude of the players on the field. I know that our batting was not right and we will come back. "
Significantly, none of the players, except Parthiv Patel (29), could not touch the tenth spot in the RCB innings. Along with that, Bengaluru team equaled their second lowest score (70 runs against Rajasthan Royals- 2014) in the IPL. Well, the lowest score in the IPL is also known as the RCB's spam record. RCB's team was reduced to just 49 runs against KKR in 2017.
Chennai won the toss in the MA Chidambaram stadium and bowled first on 170 for 17 in 17.1 overs and then lost three wickets and achieved the target in 17.4 overs. The captain of the CCB said, "The wicket was looking favorable for batting . We thought that the score of 140-150 would be a good score here, but the team battled batting. "
Kohli said about fast bowler Navdeep Saini, "He (Saini) is bowling around 150 km speed, which is good, which is good. He is heading towards becoming a deadly bowler and we are keeping an eye on him. " Saini gave 24 runs in four overs but he did not get any success.