Bengaluru: Rajasthan Royals registered their second successive win of the season as they beat Royal Challengers Banglore by 19 runs at the M Chinnaswamy stadium today. Sanju Samson blasted an ubeaten 92 off 45 delivers, the highest score of this IPL season to lift the 2008 winners to 217/4 after RCB skipper Virat Kohli maintained the trend of teams winning the toss preferring to bowl first and chase down target. However, Rajasthan Royals left even the formidable RCB batting line- up with mission impossible as the hosts were left to achieve a record chase to win their second game at home this season.
In end, RCB were restricted to 198/6 despite a valiant unbeaten by Mandeep Singh (47no off 25 balls) and Washington Sundar’s 35. It was all over after the home team were left needing needing 36 off the final over.
Royal Challengers Banglore had mananged only one home win all of IPL 2017, when they finished bottom of the table, and were again left to wait as Rajasthan won their second game in three outings.